Springfield Armory Debuts Sweeping Waypoint Rifle Line
Available in four popular centerfire calibers and with options that include carbon fiber barrels and adjustable triggers, Springfield Armory's new Model 2020 Waypoint rifle series is here.
Announced by the Illinois-based company on Tuesday, the Waypoints are a line of bolt-action rifles available in 6mm Creedmoor, 6.5 Creedmoor, .308 Win. and 6.5 PRC. Backed up by a 0.75-inch MOA accuracy guarantee, each comes standard with a carbon fiber stock by AG Composites, uses AICS-pattern detachable magazines, and a lock time of just 1.9 milliseconds, which SA contends is up to 45 percent faster than the competition.
"The Model 2020 has arrived and marks a new dawn for modern bolt-action rifles from Springfield Armory," said company CEO Dennis Reese in a statement. "It sets the standard for precision manufacturing, performance and accuracy from a premium, American-made rifle."
Both run Radial Brake muzzle devices. Barrel length is also optional, with the .308 Win, for example, available in 20-, 22- and 24-inch lengths.
The carbon fiber stocks are available in several options including adjustable (with a 3 axis adjustable cheek comb) and standard configurations and a choice of Ridgeline or Evergreen camo patterns. Both have M-LOK slots for accessories and five QD sling points.
The guns are light for production precision rifles, with the .308 Win 20-inch CF barrel variant running around 6.5-pounds. The heaviest we can find is the 6.5PRC-chambered model with a 24-inch stainless barrel and an adjustable stock, which weighs in at a hair over 8-pounds.
MSRP varies with options but the Model 2020 Waypoint starts at $1699 for the "basic" 20-inch stainless models with fixed stocks, running to $2,399 for those with CF barrels and adjustable stocks.