NRA Gun of the Week: Mossberg Blaze-47 Rifle

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posted on January 5, 2019

The ubiquitous .22 Long Rifle cartridge chambered in an AK-47-style platform is exactly what O.F. Mossberg & Sons created with its American-made Blaze-47 rifle. This semi-automatic repeater features a polymer receiver mated to a 16.5" blued-steel barrel. The rifle feeds from 10- or 25-round detachable box magazines and provides shooters with adjustable fiber-optic sights. To learn more about this distinctive little plinker from Mossberg, check out this week's NRA Gun of the Week

Specifications:
Model: Blaze-47
Manufacturer: O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc.
Chambering: .22 Long Rifle
Action Type: blowback-operated, semi-automatic rimfire rifle
Barrel: 16.5”
Finish: blued
Sights: adjustable; red-post front, fiber-optic two-dot rear
Trigger: 4-lb., 4-oz. pull
Magazine: 25-round detachable box
Stock: wood
Weight: 4 lbs., 12 ozs. (w/magazine)
MSRP: $420

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