Category: Shotguns and Smoothbores
Weatherby Mark V Deluxe is an old and cosmetically challenged gun that belongs to the higher ranked caliber. Because this rifle can shoot very flat, it is often used in CXP2 and CXP3 game making it safe for the shooter. This .270 Magnum has the weight and stock that is specifically designed to ameliorate the foil. The gun accommodates a 150 grain bullet at a muzzle velocity of 3245 frequency per second with 3507 feet Ibs of muzzle energy extracted from a 26 inches barrel.
Fitted with a Bushnell Elite 6500 2.5 by 16 by 42 millimeters scope, chambered for 378 Weatherby Mark V Deluxe, its stock is made up of AA fancy walnut. The stock is covered by Maplewood spaced rosewood at the pistol grip and at the fore end, fitted with a Pachmayr decelerator recoil pad and fine line checkered. Its overall finish is glossy while the barreled action is an alloy of steel finished to a very shiny luster. It is capped at the muzzle with a removable break. The overall geometry of the stock tends to convert the rearward force into an average muzzle rise to make the cheek piece stay away from the shooter’s face.
More has been done on the outward appearance of this rifle to hide plumbing making Mark V to showcase a slick outside appearance. This engineering doesn’t compromise with the in-built systems inside the gun. Recoil velocity is managed by Weather in variety of ways that is subtle. Unlike other guns out there Weatherby Mark V Deluxe has a fancy and flexible stock. However, the bigger guns exhibits fancy grain on the forearm and buttstock but a straighter, less refined grain in the stock’s wrist area for more strength in order to absorb recoil force.
The Mark V rifle has an Accubrake which is compact and effective that helps n reducing the recoil power by up to 53%. While hunting or whenever you’re using this gun, recoil thrust isn’t that severe with or without the Accubrake. The break has been designed in such a way that it fosters installation of a thread protector at anytime.
All of Weatherby’s Mark V rifles are fitted with the standard Pachmayr decelerator recoil pads. This decelerator works together with the Accubrake to absorb recoiling thrust without looking like a gummy eraser stuck on a rifle. You can install the same type of pad on all rifles that have possibilities of smacking you.
This rifle is strong in performance featuring a steel alloy selection and exemplary heat treatment. The gun has nine locking lugs that are 0.200 x 0.147 x 0.058 inches for 0.104 square inches of lug force surface area. The two sets of locking lugs are set wide but this increased width goes to camming and not to thrust surfaces. The twin Vanguard looks the same in terms of size as that of Remington Model 700.
In brief, Weatherby Mark V Deluxe features the following specs:
· It is a blot action repeater
· Belongs to the .270 Weatherby Magnum
· Its action is necessitated by Mark V 9-lug & one-piece bolt with 54 degree rotation
· Overall length: 44-3/16"
· Length of pull: 13-1/2"
· Extraction: bolt head claw
· Ejection: bolt face plunger
· Trigger: adjustable, 2.9 lbs.
· Magazine capacity: 3 cartridges
· Drop at comb: 7/8