Savage Updates MSR 15 Recon with Longer LRP Series Rifles

04/12/19 9:00 AM | by

Savage Updates MSR 15 Recon with Longer LRP Series Rifles

Savage MSR 15 Recon LRP

The new Savage MSR 15 Recon LRP have longer barrels and more caliber offerings than the legacy Recon series. (Photos: Savage Arms)

Offered in .224 Valkyrie, .22 Nosler, and 6.8 SPC, Savage‘s new MSR 15 Recon LRP rifles are designed to stretch the platform’s performance envelope.

All Recon LRP models feature a Melonite QPQ 18-inch barrel with 5R rifling and a 1-in-7-inch RH twist inside a free-float M-LOK handguard. This is longer than the 16.1-inch barrels on the .223 Wylde-chambered legacy Recon.

Further, the .22 Nosler and .224 Valkyrie models of the new LRP also have an adjustable gas block that can be user-customized to specific ammunition loads.

Savage MSR Recon LRP rifle

Other standard features of the MSR 15 Recon LRP are a two-stage trigger, Magpul CTR buttstock, two-stage trigger, and Hogue pistol grip.

When it comes to specs, the Recon LRP have an overall length of between 35.25- to 38.5-inches by means of their adjustable Magpul buttstock. Each come standard with a tunable muzzle brake. Weight is 7.5-pounds with a 25-round detachable magazine.

MSRP on the MSR 15 Recon LRP is set at $1,249 across the line regardless of the caliber which is $250 more than the shorter .223-chambered standard Recon.

Savage MSR Recon and Recon LRP compared

The MSR 15 Recon, top, was introduced in 2018. The new MSR Recon LRP is longer and offered in upgraded calibers.

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