FNH USA announces the availability of its new a Tactical Box Magazine (TBM) Conversion Kit for the FN SPR precision bolt-action rifle. This new kit allows SPR owners to quickly and easily self-install upgrades such as higher capacity magazines and an ambidextrous magazine release button by using simple hand tools.
The kit contains one magazine bottom metal, one 10-round magazine, one 5-round magazine, new action screws and instructions for installation. A 5/32″ hex bit and inch/pound torque wrench are required for installation but are not included in the kit.
As part of a grassroots campaign to spread the word about the kit’s launch, four top gunsmiths from around the U.S. specializing in custom long-range precision rifles were sent samples and asked to install and use the kit themselves: American Precision Arms of Jefferson, GA, Crescent Customs of N. Kansas City, MO, Custom Blue, LLC of Newcomerstown, OH and Short Action Customs from Wellington, OH.
“The FN TBM kit, as a direct conversion with little to no fitting required, is a major plus for my customers,” said Tim “Moon” Roberts of Crescent Customs. “The magazines are extremely well made and the design of the follower makes feeding flawless. Its double stack design also makes for a very short 10-round magazine, which is a big plus for tactical competitors. In addition, the ambidextrous magazine release is a very nice feature to accommodate the left or right-handed shooter. Overall, this is a very nice conversion kit with a very affordable price tag.”
“The FN TBM kits are long overdue and I’m happy to finally see them hit the market,” added Jered Joplin, president, American Precision Arms.
Kits are available now and are sold exclusively through the FNH USA E-Store, Brownells and Midway USA (item number 62655-01, MSRP $449). FNHusa.com.
FNH USA announces the availability of its new a Tactical Box Magazine (TBM) Conversion Kit…
by Tactical-Life / Sep 11, 2012