SHOT 2019: Savage's Apex Predator XP in Mossy Oak Terra

by
posted on January 23, 2019
shot-show-image.jpg (6)

Featuring everything you love about Savage Arms...plus everything you love about Mossy Oak!

The good folks at Savage Arms have always held a deep commitment to producing the most high-quality bolt-action rifles possible...while ensuring they stay accessible to the average American. With an Accutrigger that will spoil you for all other factory-installed triggers, a user-adjustable length of pull (LOP) and a mounted and boresighted Vortex scope, the brand-new Apex Predator XP in Mossy Oak Terra is a beautiful extension to Savage's lineup of 110 models.

One thing that sets the new Mossy Oak Terra Apex Predator XP apart from the crowd is that beautiful Mossy Oak cloaking. Mossy Oak, as you may know, recently became the official camouflage partner of the NRA. This particular camouflage, although it's all-new for SHOT Show 2019, is a bit different from the NRA camouflage. I had a few minutes with Mossy Oak's Pat Epling on the show floor, and he explained the process for producing the Terra pattern.

"Our DNA is natural elements," said Epling. "Other camouflage designers start with an abstract pattern that's computer-generated. We don't. First, we look at where that camo is meant to be used, then we work from actual photography to create these patterns. As you can see, we worked with photos from a ground-level perspective, depicting rock, stone, and vegetation that blends in beautifully."

But of course, this Savage beauty isn't just about looks. Continued Epling, "We recently had the chance to go hunting, and when I pulled this rifle out of the box, all I had to do was sight-in...and the boresighting was so good that I was only an inch off on the first three-shot group."

So if you're looking for a terrific do-all hunting rifle that's available in six hot hunting calibers (including 6.5 Creedmoor, of course) that's ready to go right out of the box, you should look into the Savage Apex Predator in Mossy Oak Terra! Available now: MSRP $749 (including scope). For more information, click here!

Latest

Courtesy Winchester Repeating Arms Facebook
Courtesy Winchester Repeating Arms Facebook

What's the Difference Between Gas-Operated & Inertia-Driven Shotguns?

A semi-auto is a semi-auto, right? Not exactly. Each shotgun type has its pros and cons; here's what newbies need to know.

What is FITASC?

Well, for starters, one of the toughest clay target sports in the world...

Exzellent! American Junior Shotgunners Triumph in Germany

USA Shooting’s junior shotgun athletes earned six medals at the ISSF Junior World Cup.

7 Pistol-Shooting Tips For People With Arthritis

Don't let "Uncle Arthur" get between you and the sport you love.

NRA Family Favorites: May 21, 2022

We love our readers ... and we also love to read! Here are some of our favorite stories from around the whole family of NRA publications this past week.

Video Review: Colt King Cobra Target Revolver

This precision wheelgun was designed for sharpshooters, but it's versatile enough for so much more.

Interests



Get the best of NRA Family delivered to your inbox.