Nosler Model 48 NCH
The new single-shot Nosler Model 48 NCH comes in a variety of colors. Nosler

Nosler has added to its firearms lineup this week with the official announcement of the Model 48 NCH, which stands for Nosler Custom Handgun.

The single-shot bolt action handgun is made for precision shooting and hunting. It’s built on a. One-piece billet aluminum stock, with the grip closer to the middle of the overall firearm, gives it balance and a rigid platform for the bedded action and free-floating barrel.

Nosler says it designed the gun from the ground up with input from “some of the most successful handgun hunters alive today.”

From Nosler:

“Built on the rugged Nosler Model 48 short action, the NCH™ shares all of the same features that have made the Model 48 series of rifles a continued success. The NCH™ is available in a variety of short action calibers well-suited to varminting, silhouette shooting, and hunting big game. Options and customizations allow the owner to make their NCH™ unique to their own personal taste and style. When ordering the NCH™, customers have a choice of barrel length, Cerakote® colors, optional muzzle brake, fluted or non-fluted barrel, as well as caliber.”

Check out the specs on this precision gun, but the price might give you pause. MSRP: $2495


Nosler Model 48 NCH Specs

STOCK: precision CNC machined from a single billet of 6061-T6 aircraft grade aluminum. The one-piece design of the aluminum mid-grip stock provides a completely rigid platform for the bedded action and free-floated barrel.

FINISH: The M48 NCH™ is entirely coated in NIC Industries Cerakote finish. A variety of standard colors are available, or pick from any Cerakote color to personalize your Nosler Custom Handgun. The barreled action and stock are coated separately, allowing for 2 different color choices and a wide variety of color combinations.

ACTION: The M48 NCH™ is a single-shot, fed from a solid-bottom receiver.

BRAKE: The Harrell’s Precision Tactical 4-Port brake is available as an addition.

GRIP: The NCH™ is designed to accept standard AR-15 grips allowing the owner to choose from a wide variety of aftermarket grips to customize the look and feel of the handgun to their liking. Each NCH™ ships standard with a black Hogue OverMolded rubber grip with finger grooves.

BARREL:The M48 NCH™ features a fully free-floated Shilen, 416R stainless steel heavy contour barrel that has been threaded at the muzzle, and supplied with a thread protector. Standard barrel length is 15″ with shorter or longer lengths between 12″-18″ available upon request. Barrel fluting is also available for an additional charge.

SIZE: The M48 NCH™ has an overall length of 21″ with a 15″ fluted barrel, and weighs 5.4 lbs without scope or mounts. Longer barrels, no fluting, and muzzle brakes will add/subtract to/from these figures.

Nosler Model 48 NCH
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