Howa’s Axiom Varminter combines a Blackhawk Axiom recoil reduction stock with the proven Howa M-1500 barreled action. The lightweight stock reduces recoil 70% and has an adjustable length of pull (12″-15″). The Axiom Varminter features a 100% free-floated barrel with a heavy #6 contour, three-position safety and two-stage trigger. It has a forged, one-piece bolt with two locking lugs. This model has a black stock and a blued metal finish.