New For 2024: Franchi Momentum Elite In .450 Bushmaster

posted on January 25, 2024

In recent years, Franchi USA has achieved success in the American market with its turn-bolt, three-lug rifles, and for 2024 the stateside importer for the Italian firm is poised to offer its sought-after Momentum rifle in a big-bore, straight-wall chambering—.450 Bushmaster.

Featured with the company’s Elite package, which includes camouflage stock options along with Cerakote finishes, this latest Momentum has become a real thumper, without sacrificing tried-and-true elements brand loyalists have come to love. Wrapped in True Timber Strata, the Momentum Elite rifle, in .450 Bushmaster, will come with a threaded cold-hammer-forged steel barrel capped with a radial muzzle brake, which helps to reduce recoil of those heavy-for-caliber hunting loads. Working in concert with the brake is the TSA recoil to tame up to 50% recoil.

Franchi Momentum Elite rifles feed from detachable box magazines, offer factory-installed Picatinny rail for optics and come with molded-in sling studs for snag-free operation. A single-stage adjustable trigger is standard, too.

Straightwall hunting cartridges have increased in popularity over the last decade, and Franchi USA is ready for 2024 with a feature-rich offering. For a closer look at Franchi’s Momentum Elite in .450 Bushmaster, watch our “New For 2024” video above.


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