Blaser presents the R8 Ultimate carbon rifle

Blaser Group adds to its high performance carbon series with the introduction of the new Blaser R8 Ultimate Carbon bolt action rifle.

Engineered for maximum performance and minimum weight, the R8 Ultimate Carbon features a hand-laid, 100% carbon fiber thumbhole stock built to withstand the most brutal hunting conditions. Featuring recoil and vibration reduction technology and high torsion resistance, the Ultimate Carbon is ideal for mountain hunters and others who value craftsmanship, accuracy, repeatability, and reliability in a durable, lightweight rifle.

This newer version of the modular straight-pull R8 has elastomer inserts on the grip, while the R8 Ultimate Carbon Leather model features beautiful dark brown weather-resistant leather on the grip, forearm, and cheekpiece. Like other R8 rifles, the Ultimate Carbon comes with the Blaser precision trigger and manual cocking system.

Optional upgrades include an adjustable comb and recoil absorbing system or adjustable recoil pad.

“The strength, accuracy and ergonomics of this newest rifle in our high-performance carbon series make it an ideal choice for tough hunts in mountainous terrain or in the backcountry when every ounce counts,” said Jason Evans, chief executive officer. from the Blaser Group.

Available in numerous calibers from .22 LR to .500 Jeffery, including 6.5 Creedmoor and 6.5 PRC.

Retail cost starts at $10,540.00 and depends on final configuration.

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About Blaser Group

The Blaser Group is the official US importer of the iconic German firearms brands Blaser, Mauser and JP Sauer; English gunsmith John Rigby & Co.; Minox Optics and Liemke Thermal Optics. Established in 2006, the San Antonio, Texas-based company works with distributors, wholesalers and more than 200 Blaser Group authorized dealers in every North American state, and this number is continually growing. Today, Blaser Group’s industry-leading product portfolio includes combination bolt action rifles and over and over shotguns designed specifically for hunters and competitive shooters. Their custom shop offers exclusive engravings, design work and custom finishes for bespoke weapons. With recent innovations, Blaser Group has expanded its product portfolio into cutting-edge optics and accessory lines. For more information on the company and product lines, visit: