The Howa 24 inch Varmint 243 Winchester Barrel Action provides the Long Range Hunter and sport shooter with the best of both target shooting accuracy and a very functional hunting rifle. The 24 inch varmint or bull barrel profile provides the extra stiffness. The 24 inch barrel allows for optimum burning of the propellant resulting good muzzle velocity and flatter trajectories. The heavier barrel profile also creates less recoil for absolute target shooting accuracy. It also comes with a forged flat bottom receiver with an integral recoil lug. Howa Barrel Actions are the most popular choice among competition shooters and with the addition of custom stocks and great modularity. The result is a modern rifle with exceptional value for money.