Guns Houlding Precision Firearms: the 6 pound rifle Recoil Staff August 21, 2014 Join the Conversation Houlding Precision Firearms out of Madera, CA has released their HPF-15 Wraith Carbon Fiber Rifle. The AR-15 weighs 6.2 pounds with a HPF-NMX Handguard, HPF-ULStock, and Buffer Tube manufactured with 100% Carbon Fiber material. The production model of the handguard will be octagonal for an ergonomic grip and will include the Magpul M-Lock attachment system, so some imagination is required for the model in the photos. The Receivers are machined from (7075 T6 Billet Aluminum) and the barrel is a 16″ Lothar Walther chambered in .223/5.56 with a 1:8 twist rifling. In an interview with Chris Cheng for NRA Sharp Daily, HPF CEO and Founder explains how technology has improved rifle design, “Our CAD program allows us to enter the material used, in this case 7075 T6 aluminium, and apply stresses to the model to see if there is need for improvement. We can assemble the entire rifle virtually and check for interferences or any other issues that may present themselves.” Other key components includes a Geissele Super Dynamic 3 Gun 2.5 Pound Trigger, nickel teflon coated low mass BCG, Magpul Pistol Grip, BCM Gunfighter Charging Handle, and BAD Lever for ambi-control of the bolt catch. The HPF-15 Wraith is completed with a Cerakote Finish. MSRP is $2,499, but Houlding Precision Firearms is offering an introductory rate of $1,999. FPS Russian received an advance model, which you can see him put to use. Explore RECOILweb:Weekly Deals From Around the Firearms IndustryRusted: Fixing Found & Gifted GunsSixKa Brings PenCott Camouflage to the USPreview - Zeroed In - Mark Owen 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.