Ashbury Precision Ordnance Mfg. (APO) enters the traditional hunting rifle market with its new premium JÄEGER Rifle. These classically designed custom hunting rifles are built with precision machined stainless steel actions, match grade hand lapped barrels and advanced technology premium grade wood stocks. In the JÄEGER, Ashbury combines its rugged, accuracy enhancing, low maintenance patented aluminum chassis technology with the warmth and timeless beauty of premium grade wood.
The JÄEGER Rifle is designed for big game hunters desiring the classic look and feel of fine wood in a highly accurate well balanced "all-weather" precision bolt action hunting rifle. Each JÄEGER Rifle is meticulously hand crafted by Ashbury's experienced ordnance team led by USMC trained gunsmiths, armorers and proud American craftsmen to exacting standards and precision tolerances that deliver consistent 1/2 MOA down range performance.
JÄEGER precision rifles require no bedding, are low maintenance and deliver consistent high levels of accuracy with match grade hunting ammunition. Custom JÄEGER Rifles are chambered in twenty-five different short- and long-action calibers in right or left hand configurations.
The core of the JÄEGER Rifle's accuracy, are Ashbury's SX and LX octagonal SABER bolt action receivers that are precision machined from billet 416R stainless steel. The receiver is matched with a strong, one-piece, two-lug bolt made of 4140 chrome-moly steel. Both the bolt and receiver are coated with a rugged, all weather protective BLACKNITRIDE finish. The standard JÄEGER fire control mechanism is a reliable single stage trigger set to break at a crisp 3 pounds.
The JÄEGER's premium grade wood stock internal chassis is engineered to interlock with the SABER’s octagonal receiver, and features an Obendorf style aluminum trigger guard and tastefully engraved magazine floor plate. Standard JÄEGER Rifles feature an attractive Premium Grade-1 English walnut stock in a classic Sporter configuration with a high comb that comes to the shoulder smoothly for fast accurate shooting.
The premium grade English walnut stock is skillfully hand checkered at 22 lines per inch in a four-panel three-point design. The stock is attractively finished with an ebony wood tip and a hand-fitted Pachmayr Decelerator recoil pad. The entire JÄEGER stock has a hand rubbed, Old World deep oil finish.
MSRP for the JÄEGER Rifle ranges from $6,140 to $6,650 USD.