Idaho-based Caracal USA has announced the availability of its Versus rifle.

Designed for competitive shooters, the Caracal Versus is chambered in .223 Wylde and sports an 18-inch Proof Research carbon fiber wrapped barrel. It also comes with a 15-inch free float M-LOK handguard for accessories; minimalist buttstock; and Geissele Automatics Super 3 Gun trigger for competition.

Rounding out the Versus is an XMR extended magazine release which is four times larger than the standard button; and an overall weight of 6.2 pounds.

“By focusing on the essential aspects of dependability, accuracy, reduced weight, and superior ergonomics, the Versus Competition Rifle gives you the perfect foundation for your podium finish,” the presser states. “This rifle provides a true ‘out-of-the-box’ solution for any competitor ranging from novice shooter to world class athlete, at a price point that allows everyone to run with the pack.”

The Caracal Versus, which comes with a limited lifetime warranty, is priced at $1,799. See a rundown of the rifle’s specs, in addition to a video, below.

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Caracal Versus Specs

  • Caliber: .223 Wylde
  • Operating Principle: Gas operated, Direct impingement
  • Modes of Fire: Safe and Semi
  • Overall Length (stock extended): 38″ (965mm)
  • Overall Length (stock collapsed): 34.7″ (881mm)
  • Barrel Length: 18″ (457mm)
  • Barrel Contour: Medium / .750″
  • Rifling Twist: 1 :8″ Cl :203mm)
  • Muzzle Device: 2-Port, Self-timing muzzle brake
  • Weight w/o Magazine: 6.2lbs (2.8kg)
  • Trigger Type: Geissele S3G Single Stage
  • Trigger Pull: 4lbs (1.8kg)
  • Magazine Type: Lancer Systems L5 AWM
  • Magazine Capacity: 30 rounds / 10 rounds
  • Hand Guard: 15″ Free Float with M-LOK
  • Buttstock: Minimalist, 6- Position
  • Grip: Caracal

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