Now that you know the full Gun University take on the Barrett MRAD sniper rifle, it’s time to delve deeper and check out some extra resources.
If you’re still interested in the MRAD at this point, we’re ready to provide you with the extra information you need to decide if the Barrett MRAD is the right sniper rifle for you.
No need to venture back and forth across the internet looking for the information you need. Therefore, we’ve taken the time to gather together and provide for you:
- The official owner’s manual from Barrett for the MRAD. Contains all the technical information you need about the Barrett MRAD to help you decide if it’s right for you.
- A full video showing the maintenance process for the Barrett MRAD. Watching this is the best way to decide whether the ownership experience of the Barrett MRAD is right for you.
- Answers to the most frequently asked questions we hear at Gun University about the Barrett MRAD.
Let’s check it out!
Has the Barrett MRAD been designed for customizability?
Yes, Barrett have explicitly designed this sniper rifle to be adaptable to your particular requirements. This is shown by the inclusion of the top Picatinny rail, not to mention the extra rails which can be mounted in the 3, 6, or 9 o clock position.
Does the Barrett MRAD have any military endorsement?
Yes, the MRAD has been designed specifically with military requirements in mind. Therefore, you can be sure that you are purchasing a military rifle with nothing but the best quality in terms of components, materials, and design. The Israeli special forces have chosen the Barrett MRAD as their sniper rifle of choice, and the US Military are in the process of purchasing a special order of the MRAD for their long range sniper needs.
Can a regular gun owner customize their Barrett MRAD, or does this need to be carried out by a specialist, professional gunsmith?
The Barrett MRAD is customizable by anyone. How? Barrett have made sure you can adapt different barrel lengths and calibers without any specialist outside intervention or help. In order to make adjustments to the Barrett MRAD, you only need a standard Torx wrench. There is no need for extra, expensive help to customize your Barrett MRAD.
What calibers are available for the Barrett MRAD?
The Barrett MRAD sniper rifle is available in multiple calibers. You can purchase this particular sniper rifle in the following calibers, or adapt your existing firearm for suitability with the following calibers:
- 338 Lapua
- 338 Norma
- 300 Norma
- 300 Win
- 308 Win
- 7MM Rem Mag
- 260 Rem
- 6.5 Creedmoor
See the table above for a full breakdown of every option available.
What are the key features Barrett had in mind when designing the MRAD?
Barrett have stated in their owner’s manual for the Barrett MRAD that they had 3 key hallmarks in mind when designing the Barrett M4. These are:
- Complete system modularity
- Reduced logistical and operational burden
- Maximum operator-level sustainability
Therefore, the design of the MRAD sniper rifle and all of the components included have been chosen with these three objectives in mind.