NRA Gun of the Week: Nosler M48 Bolt-Action Handgun

posted on November 16, 2019
Following the release of its Model 48 bolt-action rifle line, Nosler has entered the single-shot pistol market with its M48 Custom Handgun. Resting in a CNC-machined-aluminum chassis, this M48 custom bolt-action handgun features a 15” stainless steel barrel, adjustable trigger and Cerakote coatings for protection in the harshest environments. Indicative of the Model 48 design, this bolt-action handgun chambered for 22 Nosler utilizes a long-claw extractor and plunger-style ejector to ensure reliability. To learn more, watch this NRA Gun of the Week video hosted by American Rifleman’s Brian Sheetz.

Manufacturer
: Nosler
Model: Nosler M48 Independence
Action Type: bolt-action center-fire pistol
Chambering: 22 Nosler
Barrel: 15”, 416R stainless steel, heavy-contour, Matte Black Cerakote finish
Stock: CNC-machined aluminum alloy chassis, Gun Metal Grey Cerakote finish
Sights: none; drilled-and-tapped
Trigger: 3-lb., 2-oz. pull
Magazine: none; solid-bottom receiver
Weight: 6 lbs., 8 ozs.
MSRP: $2,495

Additional Reading:
Nosler Model 48 Professional
Tested: The 22 Nosler
The .28 Nosler
Upping The Ante: The 30 Nosler
70 Years of the Nosler Partition






  



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ARTV Preview: Making Nosler Rifles; Taurus TX22; Czech Vz52 Pistol


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American Rifleman Television - Building Nosler Custom Rifles

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