Forbes Rifle LLC was formed in late 2011 with the expressed purpose of bringing quality, lightweight, accurate firearms of an award-winning design to market at an affordable price. The Model 24B, based on the New Ultra Light Arms Model 24 was introduced to the firearms and hunting communities at the 2010 SHOT Show as a primer of what was to come. Forbes Rifle is now in production at a facility in Westbrook, Maine, outfitted specifically for the manufacture of Forbes Rifles and products.
The Forbes Rifle’s revolutionary carbon fiber reinforced Kevlar stock reduces weight and recoil without compromising durability, and is offered in 15 different colors. Starting with 5 solid colors which include hunter green, forest green, buckskin brown, coyote brown, and charcoal gray, as well as 10 camouflage stocks; ranging from the full line of kryptek camoflauge patterns and A-Tacs to wildfire and muddy girl.
The standard model 24B calibers include 30-06, 25-06, 280, 270, 6.5X55, and 35 Whelen, and all weigh around 5 ½ lbs, and the Model 20B calibers include 308, 7mm08 and 243, and all weigh around 4¾ lbs. All calibers are offered in left or right handed action, and with a matte finish stainless or Mil Spec phosphate barrel.
If you’re looking for an extremely accurate, light weight, dependable hunting rifle, look no further than Forbes.