NOTE: Unless you are picking up. all firearms are dispatched to your nearest independent firearm dealer for pickup using the firearm dealer network. There may be a fee involved with pickup.
Howa 1500 .223 Blued Heavy Barreled Mini Action Threaded 1/2x20 are the perfect platform for a quality precision rifle build, at an affordable cost. Every Howa barreled Action, from firing pin to the barrel is perfectly designed: quality machined, fitted with exacting tolerances and all with superior hammer forged pre-hardenned steel.
Cold hammer forged barrel
Forged flat-bottom receiver with integral recoil lug
One-piece forged bolt/handle (can be taken apart for cleaning by hand, no tools needed)
3 pressure relief holes in blot main body
External Sako/m16 style extractor and m16 style internal plunger ejector
2 locking lugs and bolt handle acts as 3rd safety lug.
The HACT trigger is set up like a drop-in unit, 2-stage, no external springs or transfer bars
Trigger is set to 2.5- 3lb
Serrated trigger shoe
Three position safety
PURCHASING A FIREARM BY MAIL ORDER
Step 1) You need a New Zealand Firearms Licence to purchase a firearm. If you don't have a licence then consider applying for one. More information available here.
Step 2) If you have a firearms licence then you can purchase any of the A Category firearms or receivers on our website. Follow the normal checkout procedure to finalise the transaction.
Step 3) Complete a police mail order form. You can download one here with all our details already filled in. You will need to fill in the Make, Model, Calibre sections of the form. You will also need to fill in your personal details.
Step 4) Take the complete police mail order form to your local police station. They will then process the form and send us a signed copy.
Step 5) Once we receive the form, usually within 24 hours after you submit it, we send you the gun via The Firearm Dealer Network. We will email you tracking information so that you can see when the gun arrives at the firearm dealer for pickup.
You can also pick up the firearm from our shop during opening hours. Please checkout the Contact Us page for details on location and opening hours.