While the OPTIMA V2 shares the name of its popular predecessor, the "Version 2" gun has a completely different design in many ways. Modeled after CVA's top-of-the-line ACCURA V2, the OPTIMA V2 features the same trigger-guard actuated breeching lever, internal parts, and "neutral center-of-gravity" trigger. Add in CVA's Quick Release Breech Plug (which is finger removable without any tool what-so-ever), 100% ambidextrous stock, and a CrushZone recoil pad, and you've got a gun with more quality features than any other muzzleloading rifle in its price range. Equipped with a 26" 416 grade stainless steel barrel, the OPTIMA V2 is easy to maneuver in the tree stand and comfortable to carry in the mountains. And it comes standard with CVA's solid aluminum PalmSaver ramrod.