The Winchester Model 70 Stainless Featherweight is a bolt-action hunting rifle chambered in seven cartridges, including two Winchester Short Magnum calibers. Winchester introduced the M70 in 1936 and it has been modified and updated throughout the years.
The Stainless Featherweight is almost identical to the Featherweight except for its stainless steel barrel.
Features include a Grade I walnut stock with satin finish. The barrel is free floating, which prevents barrel-to-stock contact when firing, a design element that increases accuracy. Its three-position safety system allows shooters to cycle unfired cartridges with the safety engaged. It has Winchester’s popular MOA trigger system.
The engineering of the MOA system is meant to minimize excessive movement in the trigger mechanism during firing, resulting in a decrease in shooter error. This system also allows the owner to individually tune the trigger by tightening or loosening a set of screws.
Winchester recommends the Featherweight for general game hunting.
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