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Christensen Arms - Ridgeline Scout - 223 Rem - 16.0" - Tan w/Black Webbing
Christensen Arms - Ridgeline Scout - 223 Rem - 16.0" - Tan w/Black Webbing
 
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Tech Specs at a Glance:

Caliber: 223 Rem
Trigger: Trigger Tech
Stock: Carbon Fiber Composite
Barrel Length: 16.0"
Rate of Twist: 1:8"
Muzzle Thread: 1/2"x28 TPI
Total Length: 37.50"
Starting Weight: 5.90 lbs.

Refer to the "Technical Info" tab below for additional specifications.

Price: $2,876.99
Special Instructions: Valid PAL Required
Firearm Classification: Non-Restricted

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Christensen Arms - Ridgeline Scout - 223 Rem - 16.0" - Tan w/Black Webbing:

The Ridgeline Scout takes all the best features of the Ridgeline and places them into a more compact rifle. This versatile carbine is perfect for situations where longer barrels can get in the way such as hunting from a blind or tree stand. Its 16-inch, carbon fiber wrapped barrel is tipped with a 3-prong flash hider similar to those found on Christensen Arms' AR platforms. This muzzle device greatly mitigates muzzle flash, and can be removed for the installation of a suppressor. The Ridgeline Scout comes standard with the same forward-mounted picatinny rail found on the Modern Precision Pistol for bipod attachment. The front portion of this rail hangs down and can be used as a barricade stop.

The trigger on the Ridgeline Scout is the same TriggerTech flat trigger found on the MPR, and offers an excellent feel, shooter comfort, and is fully adjustable. This carbine also comes with a Christensen Arms one-piece picatinny 0-MOA optics rail, and an upgraded bolt with a larger knob for easy manipulations even when wearing gloves. In addition, the Ridgeline Scout features the same weatherproof composite stock found on the Mesa and other Ridgeline models.

Features & Design:

  • Christensen Arms 416R Stainless Steel Aero Grade Carbon Fiber Wrapped
  • Match Chamber
  • Christensen Arms Carbon Fiber Composite Sporter Style Stock
  • TriggerTech Flat Shoe Trigger
  • AICS Compatible Detachable Magazine
  • Oversized Tactical Bolt Knob
  • Skeletonized Bolt Handle
  • 0 MoA Rail
  • 3 Prong Flash Hider
  • Black Nitride Finish
  • Forend Rail

223 Rem:

The .223 Remington is a cartridge with almost the same external dimensions as the 5.56x45mm NATO military cartridge. The name is commonly pronounced either two-two-three or two-twenty-three. It is loaded with a 0.224-inch (5.7 mm) diameter jacketed bullet, with weights ranging from 40 to 90 grains (2.6 to 5.8 g) though the most common loading by far is 55 grains (3.6 g).

While the external case dimensions are very similar, the .223 Remington and 5.56x45mm differ in both maximum pressure and chamber shape. The maximum and mean pressures for some varieties of the 5.56 (different cartridge designations have different standards) exceed the SAAMI maximum for the .223 Remington, and the methods for measuring pressures differ between NATO and SAAMI. The 5.56 chamber specification has also changed since its adoption, as the current military loading (NATO SS-109 or US M855) uses longer, heavier bullets than the original loading. This has resulted in a lengthening of the throat in the 5.56 chamber. Thus, while .223 Remington ammunition can be safely fired in a rifle chambered for 5.56x45mm NATO, firing 5.56 ammunition in a .223 Remington chamber may produce pressures in excess of even the 5.56 specifications due to the shorter throat

Suggested Use:

  • Predators
  • Small Game
  • Varmint


Performance:

According to the official Commission Internationale Permanente pour l'Epreuve des Armes a Feu Portatives (C.I.P.) guidelines the .223 Remington case can handle up to 430 MPa (62,366 psi) piezo pressure. In C.I.P. regulated countries every rifle cartridge combo has to be proofed at 125% of this maximum C.I.P. pressure to certify for sale to consumers. This is equal to the NATO maximum service pressure guideline for the 5.56x45mm NATO cartridge.

The SAAMI pressure limit for the .223 Remington is set at 379.212 MPa (55,000 psi), piezo pressure.