New: Colt CBX Precision Rifle System

Colt’s new CBX Precision Rifle debuts with two caliber options at launch, .308 Win. and 6.5 mm Creedmoor

by
posted on January 9, 2023
COLT CBX 1
Available now, Colt’s new CBX Precision Rifle is available in two calibers—.308 Win. and 6.5 mm Creedmoor—along with a sub-MOA accuracy guarantee.
Colt

New from Colt is the CBX Precision Rifle, which the company calls a “premium precision rifle worthy of the Colt name.”

With features geared towards competitive shooters, the CBX Precision Rifle is not only customizable for fit, but also modular, with the ability to accommodate aftermarket accessories such as suppressors, weights, AICS magazines and optic mounts. Watch the video below.

Modular chassis rifle systems are a popular choice for precision competitive shooters. The new Colt CBX’s user-adjustable length-of-pull and cheek weld provide a way for shooters to obtain a custom fit. The rifle’s aluminum chassis sports a 15-inch extended fore-end with an ARCA rail and M-LOK slots for mounting accessories. An aggressive barricade stop is also present, along with an angled pistol grip, built-in thumb shelf, quick-detach cups and ambidextrous magazine release.

Colt CBX
Barrel length for the new Colt CBX Precision Rifle is 24 inches (.308 Win.) and 26 inches (6.5 mm Creedmoor).

The CBX Precision Rifle System includes a flat-bottom receiver to reduces flex and to also help improve accuracy. The 60-degree bolt throw allows for faster cycling times and increased optic compatibility. The ergonomic two-position tang safety is intuitive and quick to operate. In addition, the crisp trigger is adjustable by the user from 2.5 to five pounds.

Colt optimized the CBX’s carbon steel, button-rifled barrel’s length for ballistic performance. The 6.5 mm Creedmoor has a 26-inch barrel (1:8-inch, right-hand twist), while the .308 Win. uses a 24-inch one (1:10-inch, right-hand twist). Both feature 5/8-24 UNEF threaded muzzles with thread protectors, plus a black nitride treatment to protect from corrosion while providing a tactical matte finish.

Other features included with the CBX Precision Rifle System are a one-piece Picatinny rail with Remington 700 compatible scope mounts, and a detachable five-round Magpul AICS magazine.

MSRP for both the 6.5 mm Creedmoor and .308 Win. versions of the new Colt CBX Precision Rifle is $1,899. Learn more at colt.com.

Latest

Adkins Sam 1
Adkins Sam 1

A Competitor’s Story: Sam Adkins

Junior shooter Sam Adkins will compete for the Kentucky Wildcats rifle team as a freshman this fall.

U.S. Shotgun Team Captures Four Medals At ISSF Porpetto Junior World Cup

Junior U.S. Shotgun Team secures four medals at the 2024 ISSF Porpetto Junior World Cup Shotgun, including two golds.

Seven Popular Firearm Brands For USPSA Production Division

Competitor survey data from the 2023 USPSA Handgun Nationals included the seven most popular firearms manufacturers for Production shooters.

Olympic Gold Medalist Launi Meili Speaks At CMP First Shot Ceremony

Launi Meili, an Olympic gold medalist and the Air Force Academy head rifle coach, fired her gold-plated 1907 Standard rimfire rifle to kick off the 2024 CMP National Matches at Camp Perry on July 15.

NRA Conducts Pistol, Smallbore ‘Championship Of Champions’ At Quantico: 1948 National Matches

When Congress failed to provide funds for the 1948 National Matches, NRA ensured there would be a national shooting competition by holding a pistol and smallbore championship at Quantico, Va.

Champions Crowned At 2024 USA High School Clay Target League National Championship

Brody Lenington topped the 2024 USA High School Clay Target League National Championship leaderboard to win the overall title, while Madelyn Coats picked up the women’s individual title.

Interests



Get the best of Shooting Sports USA delivered to your inbox.