Howa Varmint and Varminter Supreme rifles take performance to new heights. Built around the proven M-1500 action, these rifles have 24 inch hammer forged bull barrels with recessed muzzle crown in either non glare blue or matte stainless steel. The M-1500's acclaimed trigger adjusts for sear engagement and weight of pull. A three position safety allows safe single loading and secure bolt lock down. Recoil pads and swivel studs are standard. The Thumbhole Varminter adds a high, straight comb and a more vertical pistol gripthat is ideal for shooting off a bench or rest. For hunting, pest control, or match competition, you can not go wrong choosing a Howa M-1500 Varmint or Varminter Supreme rifle. The Howa Thumbhole Varminter Supreme rifles come in matte black, nutmeg (brown), and pepper (gray) laminated stocks.