Howa Carbon Elevate ($1,699)

Howa has taken carbon fiber to the extreme with it’s all new Carbon Elevate. Not only is this featherweight bruiser equipped with a carbon fiber wrapped barrel, but it’s bedded in an all-new carbon fiber stock. The Elevate has a futuristic, yet traditional look to it, sure to garner the attention of whomever you encounter afield. The Elevate is offered in short-action (6.5 Creedmoor & .308 WIN), long-action (6.5 PRC) and mini-actions (6.5 Grendel), so the caliber choices are many. We saved the best for last; starting weight is an incredible 4lbs 13 ounces. Get you some of that. For more information contact Howa USA; Tel.: (800)553-4229; web: howausa.com