SHOT Show 2018: Bergara Premier Series Approach Rifle

posted on February 13, 2018
Bergara's Premier Series of bolt-action rifles is designed to provide a custom gun level of fit and finish using standardized features for easier repair and production in the company's Lawrenceville, Ga., facility. The Approach models features a Premium grade 416 stainless steel #5 taper Bergara barrel. Each barrel goes through a proprietary honing process along with another four stages of production in order to make them as accurate as possible. The barrels are then given a Cerakote finish and fitted with the a Premier bolt-action receiver.

The stainless steel two-lug bolt assembly features a separate floating bolt head to ensure proper contact with the lug abutments in the action. A cone-shaped bolt nose provides smooth feeding of the cartridge. The bolt head, the non-rotating gas shield, the bolt handle, and bolt shroud are fully Nitrided for added durability. A two-position safety is incorporated into the TriggerTech trigger assembly. This safety system allows the rifle to be unloaded while the safety lever is in the Safe position. 

The Approach comes standard with a hand laid fiberglass stock, a 5/8x24 TPI threaded muzzle and a 5-round AICS style magazine. Barrels are available in 20”, 24" or 26" lengths depending on the caliber. Caliber options include .223 Rem., .308 Win.,  6.5 Creedmoor, .22-250 Rem. and 6mm Creedmoor. MSRP starts at $1960. For more, visit


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