For years Melvin Forbes has been offering custom light weight rifles through his company, “New Ultra Light Arms”. For 2014 Forbes is bringing to market a production rifle under a different company www.forbesriflellc.com.
These rifles will be light weight hunting guns, just like the custom guns Forbes has offered in the past. The production rifles will be offered in the short action M20B, and the long action M24B. Short actions will be chambered in 308 Winchester, 243 Winchester, and 7mm-08. The long action rifles will be chambered in 270 Winchester, 280 Remington, 6.5×55 Sweed, 30-06, and 35 Whelen.
Production rifles will sport Timney Triggers, with sear block safety, and 3 round magazines, CNC machined actions, spiral fluted bolts, and hand laid carbon fiber/Kevlar stocks with 13.375″ Length of pull. Stocks will be available in multiple colors.
Forbes is not abandoning New Ultra Light Arms. They will continue to build the fine custom rifles they have become famous for.