Best Of The West Mt. Hunter 300 Win Mag Bolt Action Rifle, Huskemaw Scope

SOLD FOR: $3,228.09

WOA#: WY240208JY001

Make: Best of the West

Model: Mountain Hunter (Early Model)

Serial Number: LPT00386

Year of Manufacture:  Modern

Caliber: 300 Win Mag

Action Type: Bolt Action

Markings: The left side of the receiver is marked “RAZOR-Ti / LPT00386”, “LPA, LLC HYDE PARK, UT”.  The left side of the barrel is marked “300 Win Mag”.  The left side of the rear scope ring is marked “TALLEY”.   The scope is marked “HUSKEMAW OPTICS 5-20×50” and “HUSKEMAW OPTICS / 5-20 LR”.

Barrel Length: 26” Spiral Fluted with integral muzzle brake.

Sights / Optics:  The top of the receiver is mounted with a Huskemaw Long Range Optics 5-20×50 Scope via Talley Scope Rings.  The sight picture is clear.  The scope rates in Excellent condition.

Stock Configuration & Condition:  The stock is a one piece fiberglass FDE stock with black spiderweb accents, semi-pistol grip with palm swells, straight comb, 2 sling studs, and Limbsaver rubber recoil pad.  The LOP measures 14” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttpad.  There are no chips or cracks. There are some specks of finish loss on the comb and more sparsely on the sides of the stock. There is some minor rust on the sling studs.  The stock rates in Excellent condition.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: 4 Round Internal Magazine.

Type of Finish: Black, FDE w/ Spiderweb Accents

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no visible erosion in the bore. There is some minor fouling in the grooves. There is some faint corrosion on the integral muzzle brake.  In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 9/10.

Overall Condition:  This rifle retains about 99% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows light operation wear.  The screw heads are sharp and pins are unmarred.  The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Excellent condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this rifle. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories:  This rifle comes with a hard case with foam inserts, Huskemaw Swiss 2 Windmeter with instruction manual, and its attached scope as mentioned above complete with its dials.

Our Assessment:  This Best of the West Mt. Hunter in 300 Winchester Magnum represents a hallmark of precision shooting craftsmanship, especially notable as an early build before Best of the West began manufacturing their own actions. This particular model is distinguished by its integration of the Lone Peak Arms Razor-Ti action, a choice that underscores the rifle’s commitment to exceptional performance, reliability, and weight reduction. The Razor-Ti action, known for its robust construction and precision, is crafted from titanium, offering the perfect balance between lightweight handling and enduring strength, making it an ideal foundation for a rifle designed to excel in the demanding conditions of mountain hunting.

Featuring a 26-inch spiral fluted barrel, the Mt. Hunter not only benefits from reduced weight for easier maneuverability in rugged terrain but also enjoys improved barrel cooling, a critical factor in maintaining accuracy during prolonged shooting sessions. The spiral fluting extends to the bolt, enhancing the rifle’s aesthetic appeal while contributing to its functional efficiency by reducing weight and minimizing friction for smoother cycling.

Chambered in the versatile and powerful 300 Winchester Magnum, this rifle is engineered to deliver unparalleled long-range precision, capable of reaching out to distant targets with lethal accuracy. The caliber choice ensures that the shooter has the capability to take down a wide range of game, from deer to moose, across various distances, making it a top-tier choice for serious hunters who demand the best in terms of performance and reliability.

This Best of the West Mt. Hunter, with its Lone Peak Arms Razor-Ti action, represents a pinnacle in the evolution of long-range hunting rifles. It embodies a synergy of advanced engineering, meticulous craftsmanship, and a deep understanding of the hunter’s needs in the field. This rifle is not just a tool but a testament to the pursuit of perfection in long-range hunting, offering shooters an unparalleled shooting experience that combines aesthetic elegance, mechanical precision, and unmatched field performance.   Please see our photos and good luck on your bid!  – L.S.

Best Of The West Mt. Hunter 300 Win Mag Bolt Action Rifle, Huskemaw Scope
Best Of The West Mt. Hunter 300 Win Mag Bolt Action Rifle, Huskemaw Scope