The demands hunters place on their rifles are diverse. To say the R8 is just a bolt action rifle is the understatement of the century. More than just a rifle, it is a platform that allows you the flexibility to interchange calibers while providing ergonomic perfection in stock design and unequaled trigger performance.
The R8 Professional is designed for hard use. Elastomer inlays support secure grip and aiming even in wet conditions. The specially developed recoil pad combines outstanding recoil reduction with excellent sliding characteristics. The synthetic bolt handle ball is grained and designed to be non slip, for use in all weather.
Features & Design
- Blasers interchangeable barrel system.
- Reticle illumination control integrated into the action for ease of use
- Specially developed recoil pad
- Elastomer inlays on the fore-end and pistol grip
- Synthetic stock with grained, anti-slip surface
Barrel Length: 22.75"
Mag Capacity: 4 Rounds
Blaser R8 trigger
The desmodromic trigger mechanism guarantees your trigger will function even when iced or heavily soiled. The mechanical advantage of a simple lever will ensure success even in the harshest conditions. When things are going your way a 900g trigger, without creep, will turn that thought impulse into action.
Blaser Saddle Mount
The Barrel and Saddle Mount form one accurate unit: Notches machined into the top of the barrel, directly above the chamber, insure while your barrel freely floats your point of impact remains constant.
Optimum barrel bedding
The large-scale bedding of the barrel exclusively in the solid receiver guarantees repeatable accuracy when exchanging the barrel. Stock deformation due to extreme weather can never affect the position of the barrel.
Blaser radial locking system
Stability and reliable accuracy: The extremely strong, concentric locking system locks directly in the barrel without any rotary motion. 14 locking surfaces provide 360 degree engagement.
Forged barrel and chamber
Precision and durability: The barrel and chamber are cold hammer forged at the same time for most calibers. Barrel and chamber are perfectly concentric.
Perfect stock design
The relaxed shooting position of the hand reduces the risk of flinching. Blaser stocks, with their distinct palm swell and optimal cast, provide the ideal grip. The thumbhole stocks of the R8 Success models go even further: thanks to a completely relaxed wrist and arm posture, shooting accuracy is significantly enhanced in any firing position.
Quick take down & easily cleaned
Even when in the bush, the R8 can be taken down and reassembled within a few seconds. Snow, dirt, leaves or needles are easily removed.
Double loading option
The R8 can be loaded and unloaded in two ways: with the magazine taken out or left inside the rifle. With an open bolt, cartridges can be inserted or removed from the top of the magazine very quickly and easily.