News First Look: Colt CBX Precision Bolt-Action Rifle David Lane January 9, 2023 Join the Conversation MAYBE AN OLD DOG CAN LEARN NEW TRICKS NEW from Colt comes the CBX Precision Rifle System! Outfitted with a host of features we expect to see on a high-quality bolt action rifle these days, Colt definitely took us by surprise when they announced today that the CBX existed. Offered in .308 Winchester and 6.5 Creedmoor the rifle features a 60 degree bolt throw, adjustable .25lb trigger, 15” forend with ARCA rail, M-LOK slots for weights, 2 position safety, and 5/8-24 threaded barrels! “Our engineers excelled in the design of the CBX Rifle,” remarked Jessica Treglia, Colt Manufacturing, Director of Commercial Products. “We’ve created a premium precision rifle worthy of the Colt name.” Colt is using carbon steel barrels that have been button-rifled. The .308 model has a 24” barrel and the 6.5 Creedmoor uses 26” barrels. Both take AICS magazines and are backed with a sub-MOA guarantee. COLT CBX PRECISION RIFLE FEATURES: Flat-bottom receiver reduces flex and improves accuracy AICS magazine compatible (includes 5-round Magpul® magazine) Black nitride barrel finish protects against corrosion Carbon steel, button-rifled barrel with ballistically optimized length and twist Ergonomic 2-position safety 60° bolt throw for faster cycling times and increased optic compatibility 1-piece Picatinny rail – Rem700 compatible Aluminum chassis with a user-adjustable length of pull and cheek weld Extended forend (15”) with ACRA rail and M-LOK® slots Aggressive barricade stop User-adjustable trigger (2.5-5lbs) Pistol grip, thumb shelf, QD cups, ambidextrous mag latch Colt CBX Precision Rifle Specifications: Barrel Length: 24” .308Win; 26” 6.5 Creedmoor Weight: 10.75lbs (unloaded) Capacity: 5+1 Twist Rate: 1:10RH 6 GR .308 Win; 1:8RH 6 GR 6.5 Creedmoor OAL: 47” .308 Win; 49” 6.5 Creedmoor Trigger Pull: 2.5-5 lb (user-adjustable) MSRP is only $1,900 putting the CBX well below the max price for production rifles in PRS. Explore RECOILweb:Long-Range Killing Machine: The Defensive Edge 338 TerminatorThe American Infantry Rifle and 25 Years of Lessons LearnedRing Power’s Armored Door-Kicker Delivery System, The RookNew Grand Power Models Shipping to Distributors NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.