A great featherweight pack rifle built

ECCO Machine crafted a home-built ultra-lightweight bolt-action repeater that tips the scales at just 18.9 ounces empty and it’s really sweat.

Comprised mostly of ABS plastic, Carbon Fiber, Aluminum, and Titanium, this rifle uses a 5-shot Savage mag and fits in a backpack, and is 17.2-inches long when compacted for storage.

If they could market it for less than $300 I think they could sell 50,000 units the first year. Better yet, sell the plans in CAD and paper formats along with an 80 percent kit for half that. Just saying.

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