(Article originally published on Tactical Life)

Bushmaster has unveiled its new modern sporting rifle, the Minimalist-SD. Chambered in  5.56mm NATO and 300 AAC Blackout, the Bushmaster Minimalist-SD boasts an average overall weight of six pounds, an FNC treated 16-inch barrel, a Mission First Tactical stock, grip and magazine, and much more. MSRP is $1,169. See below for a rundown of features and specs.

Bushmaster Minimalist-SD Feature and Benefits

  • Overall Average Weight 6lbs – Perfect for all shooters and plenty of saved weight for accessories.
  • 16-inch, lightweight, 4150 FNC treated barrel – For easy handling without compromising barrel life or ammo compatibility
  • Rifle Length AAC Square Drop Handguard – For fast solid attachment of KeyMod accessories at seven different angles
  • ALG Defense Advanced Combat Trigger (ACT) – Consistent, smooth 5.5-pound trigger pull
  • Mission First Tactical Minimalist Stock – Comfortable and versatile with QD cup and rounded rubber buttpad
  • Mission First Tactical Grip and Magazine –  High-quality furniture and magazine with similar styling

Bushmaster Minimalist-SD 556 Specs

  • Mag Capacity: 30
  • Barrel Length: 16″
  • Twist Rate: 1:8″
  • Overall Length: 35″
  • Upper Receiver: A3 Flattop
  • Barrel Material: 4150
  • Barrel Finish: FNC
  • Barrel Contour: Lightweight
  • Avg. Weight: 6 lbs

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