New: Blaser R8 Rifle Rimfire Conversion Kits

Blaser introduces rimfire conversion kits in .22 LR, .17 HMR, .22 WMR, .17 Hornet and .22 Hornet for its R8 centerfire rifle.

posted on March 5, 2024
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New Blaser R8 rifle rimfire conversion kits are available in these calibers: .17 HMR, .22 LR, .22 WMR, .17 Hornet and .22 Hornet. Each kit (MSRP: $1,714) includes a barrel, bolt head and magazine.

Rimfire conversion kits for the Blaser R8 rifle are now available in .17 HMR, .22 WMR, .17 Hornet and .22 Hornet, in addition to .22 Long Rifle.

These conversion kits with barrel, bolt head and magazine allow shooters to easily convert their larger caliber, centerfire R8 rifles to a rimfire caliber to hunt small game or practice.

R8 rimfire kit
More from Blaser about its R8 rifle rimfire conversion kits: “Changing the barrel or stock should be as easy as possible for the hunter. Having the familiar trigger weight and handling of a rifle enables the hunter to concentrate on the shot 100 percent.”


Converting a modular Blaser R8 rifle to a rimfire also offers the benefit of less expensive ammunition and reduced recoil at the range for those who train extensively with their hunting rifle.

“There are millions of possible combinations in the Blaser R8 platform and the versatility is extraordinary,” Blaser Group CEO Jason Evans said. “R8 owners can hunt varmint and dangerous game with the same rifle which can be quickly converted from a .17 HMR to large centerfire calibers such as .375 or .458. Those who hunt multiple species at home and abroad will appreciate the ease with which they can adapt calibers to their needs with conversion kits, in the case of rimfire, or extra barrels and bolt heads in centerfire calibers. And when target shooting, you have the advantage of practicing with lower recoiling calibers with the same gun and trigger pull.”

Blaser R8 rimfire conversion kit
Pictured above is the Blaser R8 trigger assembly with .22 Long Rifle magazine.


Magazines are 5+1 or 6+1 capacity, depending on caliber.

MSRP for the new Blaser R8 rifle rimfire conversion kits is $1,714. Go to to learn more.


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