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Weatherby Mark V - Backcountry - 280 Ackley Improved - 24.0" - w/ Leupold VX-3HD 4.5-14x40 - SFP - CDS-ZL Side Focus Wind-Plex
Weatherby Mark V - Backcountry - 280 Ackley Improved - 24.0" - w/ Leupold VX-3HD 4.5-14x40 - SFP - CDS-ZL Side Focus Wind-Plex
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Tech Specs at a Glance:

Caliber: 280 Ackley Improved
Trigger: Triggermark Adjustable
Stock: Carbon Fiber / Fiberglass
Barrel Length: 24 inch
Twist Rate: 1 in 9"
Total Length: 46.125 inch
Weight w/Riflescope: 6lbs 5.7oz

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

Refer to the "Additional Details" tab below to see the riflescope reticle.

Price: $4,638.28
Special Instructions: Valid PAL Required
Firearm Classification: Non-Restricted

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Description Additional Details Technical Info

Weatherby Mark V - Backcountry - 280 Ackley Improved - 24.0" - w/ Leupold VX-3HD 4.5-14x40 - SFP - CDS-ZL Side Focus Wind-Plex:

Precision Optics Complete Package:

Weatherby Mark V Backcountry - 280 Ackley Improved - 24.0"$3,199.00
180628 - Leupold VX-3HD - SFP - CDS-ZL - Illuminated FireDot Twilight Hunter$1,130.28
730706 - Talley Ring Set - Weatherby Light Weight - 30mm - Low$59.00
"Dialed-In" Range Service$250.00
Total before taxes and shipping$4,638.28

This rifle provides the craftsmanship and quality expected from a Mark V rifle only surpassed by the stunning color combination and true rugged dependability that embodies its name, Backcountry. Developed in conjunction with the Backcountry Ti, this model carries many of the same innovative technologies including a carbon fiber stock, 3D HEX recoil reducer, TriggerTech Trigger, and Accubrake ST. Implementing the 280 Ackley Improved , the Backcountry weighs in at a mere 5.3 pounds built on a 6-Lug receiver. Carry the Mark V Backcountry on your next adventure, and guarantee confidence in performance and dependability.

Guaranteed Sub-MoA Accuracy
All Mark V rifles are guaranteed to shoot a 3-shot group of .99 inch or less at 100 yards (SUB-MOA) from a cold barrel when used with Weatherby factory or premium ammunition.

Triggertech Trigger
TriggerTechs trigger provides true zero-creep break, extremely short over-travel, and is externally adjustable. Precision cut stainless steel components ensure consistent trigger pulls from shot to shot in a safe, reliable, and corrosion resistant package.

Accubrake ST
By adding an Accubrake you will significantly reduce felt recoil up to 53 percent

54 Degree Bolt
The shortest in the industry (as compared to typical 90 bolt throw). Allows for faster chambering on follow-up shots and greater bolt-to-scope clearance.

Carbon Fiber Stock
AG Composites proprietary manufacturing process provides excellent stiffness and lightweight attributes from carefully selected materials. The stocks are also impervious to environmental factors and will offer predictable, reliable performance.

3D Hex Recoil Reducer
Large caliber felt recoil dissipation provided in the lightest recoil reducer available. 3DHEX is a patent pending high strength energy diffusing lattice structure designed to distribute specific directional forces and reduce muzzle lift.

Cerakote Finish
Cerakote is the industry leading thin film ceramic coating. The Cerakote unique formula enhances physical properties including wear, corrosion, and chemical resistance while improving impact strengths, and hardness.

Technical System:

  • Fluted Barrel / Brake / Receiver / Trigger Guard - McMillan Tan Cerakote
  • Bolt / Bolt Knob / Safety - Graphite Black Cerakote
  • Visible Carbon fiber stock with tan and green sponge pattern
  • Carbon fiber AG Composites stock

Leupold VX-3HD 4.5-14x40 - SFP - CDS-ZL Side Focus Wind-Plex - 180623:

The VX-3HD 4.5-14x40mm delivers legendary performance and elite optical clarity in an incredibly tough, lightweight package. Its extremely popular magnification range is perfect for timber and western mountain hunting.

The VX-3HD delivers outstanding performance in low light. With Leupold's Elite Optical System, the VX-3HD delivers excellent dawn-to-dusk light transmission for a bright image when it matters most, elite-level glare reduction in harsh light, and the resolution and clarity that diehard hunters and shooters demand. We also gave it match-grade repeatability and ergonomic controls that are easy to read and use, even with gloves. The VX-3HD is the best lightweight, low-light hunting scope in its class. And with its low-profile, one-revolution CDS ZeroLock dial, you can be confident your dial will only move when you want it to. Push the button to unlock it, dial, and then rotate it back to zero to lock it in place. It is that simple.

Features & Design:
  • 3 to 1 Zoom ratio
  • Elite Optical System offers excellent dawn-to-dusk light transmission
  • Guard-ion is a hydrophobic lens coating that sheds dirt and water
  • High-Definition lenses, which provide unparalleled clarity, color, and image quality
  • Hardened surface coatings for added lens protection
  • Lightweight design disperses recoil energy for unrivaled performance
  • The removable, low-profile throw lever makes changing magnifications quick and easy.
  • Waterproof, Fog proof, Shockproof
  • Low-profile, one revolution, Zero Locking CDS-ZL dial
  • 30mm main tube
  • Twilight Max Light Management System

280 Remington Ackley Improved:

One of P.O. Ackley's earliest wildcats was the 7mm-06 Improved, which was made by necking down the .30-06 Springfield case and fire-forming it to have less body taper and a 40-degree shoulder angle. Soon after the .280 Remington came out, Fred Huntington reformed its case to an improved configuration with minimum body taper, a 35-degree shoulder angle, and called it the .280 RCBS. Since cases for the .280 RCBS could be formed by firing .280 Remington ammo in a rifle chambered for the former, Ackley abandoned the 7mm-06 Improved and started chambering rifles for the .280 RCBS. He then changed the 35-degree shoulder to 40-degrees and the .280 Ackley Improved was born. If barrel length and chamber pressure are equal, the .280 Ackley Improved is about 100 fps faster with all bullet weights than the standard .280 Remington. In 2007, ammunition manufacturer Nosler registered the .280 Ackley Improved with SAAMI and began providing factory loaded ammunition and rifles for it

Suggested Use:

  • Deer
  • Black Bear
  • Sheep / Goat
  • Moose
  • Elk