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New From Aero Precision, The Solus Bolt Action Rifle! [SHOT Show 2023]

BOLT ACTION RIFLES, REACH OUT AND TOUCH STEEL

Well known for their AR-15 rifles, Aero Precision is officially in the bolt action rifle game as of today! The Solus is a Remington 700 pattern rifle that uses Savage pattern small shank barrels or Zermatt Arms pre-fit shouldered barrels and AICS pattern magazines, but the features and cool stuff don’t stop there.

Aero is offering this as a complete competition rifle using an Aero Precision chassis or a less expensive option using a KRG chassis, with more models on their way. Both use TriggerTech triggers. 

You can also get the Solus as a stripped .478 Bolt Face short action or the chassis as a standalone chassis.

Turnkey options and DIY options give you the flexibility to choose exactly what you want.

We’ve only gotten to shoot the Solus a couple of times, but we’ve been very impressed so far. Great bolt lift, great chassis, great options. 

Stripped actions are $900 MSRP, chassis is $800 MSRP, with the complete competition rifle coming in at $2,000 and the Solus Bravo at $1,625. 

The only caliber offered is 6.5 Creedmoor, but more caliber options are coming very soon. 

We’ll have a complete review in the works, so check back for a ton more information when that drops!

Action Features:

  • Remington 700 Short Action Footprint
  • Integral 20 MOA biased top rail
  • Integral recoil lug
  • Magnum-sized ejection port
  • Sized to feed and eject cartridges with up to 3.00″ OAL
  • Compatible with AICS and AIAW detachable box magazines
  • Trigger installed via hanger

Bolt Features:

  • 60-degree bolt throw
  • 3-lug interchangeable bolt head
  • Dual ejectors
  • “Cock on lift” bolt design

Materials:

  • Receiver body- 416 stainless steel
  • Bolt- 17-4 stainless steel
  • Firing pin- S7 tool steel

Compatibility:

  • Barrel: Savage Small Shank W/ Barrel nut and Shouldered Zermatt Origin Pattern Pre-Fit Barrels
  • Trigger: Remington 700 (no bolt release)

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