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Howa History

Legacy Sports International is pleased to announce the fully annotated history of Howa Machinery’s Firearm Department. The rich history spans from 1907  as Toyoda’s Loom Works, Ltd all through the years to current day Howa Machinery, Ltd. The visual history shows the evolution of what is now the Howa Model 1500 Rifle. You will be able […]

Howa HCR Featured in GunDigest

The Howa HCR is featured in the GunDigest article on the 10 best Sharp-Shooting 6.5 Creedmoor rifles. If any of you have had a chance to put the HCR to use, you will agree with that determination. All Howa Rifles come standard with a SUB-MOA guarantee and a full Lifetime warranty. Read the full article […]

Lithgow Arms LA101 Rimfire Rifle Featured in Rifleshooter.com

Lithgow Arms LA101 Rimfire Rifle Featured in “NRL22 – Precision Rimfire Compeitions” Article Rifleshooter.com published an article written by Legacy Sports International’s Product Development Director, Matt Hornback, detailing the inner workings of Precision Rimfire Competitions. Matt is an avid competitive shooter with experience in both NRL22 and NRL matches. The Lithgow Arms LA101 Rimfire rifle […]
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2018 NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits

Reno, Nevada – Legacy Sports International is pleased to announce that they will be attending and displaying at the upcoming 147th NRA 2018 Annual Meetings & Exhibits in Dallas, TX May 4-6th. Legacy Sports International will have the 2018 new product lineup including the Howa Bravo, Howa H-S Precision, Howa MiniAction Chassis Rifle and Lithgow […]

Brownells To Be Exclusive Distributor Of Howa Barreled Actions Backed by Lifetime Warranty and Sub-MOA Guarantee

Howa Precision Rifles, the leader in Sub-MOA Barreled Actions, announces the exclusive partnership with Brownells, the forerunner in  firearms accessories, gun parts, shooting supplies and more – all backed by Brownells 100% satisfaction guarantee. The exclusive deal between Howa USA and Brownell’s extends Howa’s barreled actions into new markets and opens up availability for custom […]
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HCR Review by Gun Digest

The Howa HCR is consistently a fan favorite. When looking for an out of the box sub-moa rifle, the HCR is your best bet. This chassis rifle is great for long range precision shooting as well as competition matches. The HCR is chambered in .223 Remington, .243 Winchester, 6.5 Creedmoor or .308 Winchester. By far, […]
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REVIEWS: HOWA HCR Chassis Rifle

Davidson’s Gallery of Guns Reviews the Howa HCR Chassis Rifle Davidson’s Gallery of Guns gives a full, in-depth review of the Howa HCR Chassis Rifle, reviewing the many elements to this precision rifle. Aaron Gallagher and Bob Hunnicutt talk about accessorizing of the Howa HCR Chassis Rifle as well as the level of accuracy that […]
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Review: Lithgow Arms LA102 Crossover Centerfire Rifle

From British Military To A 100 Year Startup; The Full History Of Lithgow Arms LA102 Crossover Centerfire Rifle Our friends over at Rifleshooter.com wrote up a a colorful review of the LA102 from Lithgow Arms. Lithgow Arms has one of the most interesting histories that dates back to 1912 creating firearms for the British military. […]

Lightweight Centerfire Varmint Rifles – Why the Howa MiniAction?

The Howa Mini Action has quickly become an industry leading competitor when comparing lightweight, quick-handling, bolt action rifles. If you are looking for a versatile varmint rifle that will deliver accuracy and reliability in a lightweight package, the Howa Mini Action is for you. The Mini Action features the same venerable Howa 1500 barreled action, […]

Purchasing a Women’s Rifle and What to Consider

Whether you are buying a rifle as a gift or you are looking to get into shooting and hunting yourself, choosing the right rifle is a big decision. At Legacy Sports we offer a complete line of Howa Ladies Rifles available in a variety of finishes, short and long-action calibers, unique 22” barreled options, two-stage […]

Howa Chassis Rifle Delivers on Precision

If you are in the market for a precision rifle and are looking for a versatile, strikingly accurate rifle platform, the Howa HCR is your best bet. The Howa Chassis Rifle (HCR) is a next-level, long range shooting rifle designed for the shooter that demands a highly accurate and quality built precision rifle platform that […]

What is Sub MOA Accuracy, and Why is it Important When Choosing a Rifle?

In our last couple of web articles we mention our new ‘Sub MOA’ guarantee and the importance of an accurate and consistent rifle, but what does it all boil down to? For the entry-level or seasoned shooter, it means a no-brainer choice between a rifle with guaranteed accuracy versus another. For someone who is just […]

Most Accurate Production Rifles with a Sub MOA Guarantee

With the variety of production hunting and target shooting rifles on the market, choosing the right gun can be a process. Narrowing down your rifle choices and finding the right ‘out of the box’ rifle, for many, is a game of trial and error. With Legacy Sports International and the Howa line of rifles, we […]

Howa’s Long Range Rifles & Target Shooting

The guiding principle to long range shooting revolves around consistency. With consistency you can achieve accuracy and choosing a consistent rifle is choosing a rifle you can trust to perform the same way time and time again without having to readjust all the time. With long range target shooting, a fraction of an inch of […]

Hiking In – Lightweight, HOWA Alpine Mountain Rifles

Lightweight hunting rifles for the backcountry and big mountain terrain Every ounce counts when big game hunters take to the backcountry or mountain terrain for their trophy. Keeping in mind the weight of your gear and the weight of what you’re carrying out with you is an important part of any hunting trip, especially if […]

HOWA Rifle Lifetime Warranty and Sub-MOA Guarantee for All HOWA Rifles in U.S.

Legacy Sports International, Inc., leading U.S. importer of firearms and shooting accessories, proudly announces a new Lifetime Warranty and Sub-MOA Guarantee for its entire category of HOWA Rifles purchased in the U.S. “We recognize that purchasing a rifle is a substantial investment for our customers,” says Gene Lumsden, President and CEO of Legacy Sports International. […]

New Howa Chassis Rifle is Designed for Long-Range Shooting

Legacy Sports International, Inc., leading U.S. importer of firearms and shooting accessories, is excited to unveil the new HOWA Chassis Rifle (HCR) at SHOT Show, 2017 in Las Vegas, NV. Developed for long-range shooting, the HCR is available in MultiCam® Cerakote FDE or black, and with or without a Nikko Stirling optics package. The HCR is the first HOWA […]

HOWA 1500 Bolt Action Rifle Now Available in KUIU Camo

Legacy Sports International, Inc., leading U.S. importer of firearms and shooting accessories, today announced that the HOWA Hogue bolt-action rifle is now offered in two KUIU® camouflage patterns. According to Legacy Sports International President and CEO, Gene Lumsden, “The HOWA Hogue KUIU Series continues with the tradition of the ultra smooth, robust HOWA action by […]

NEW! HOWA Long-Range Rifle (HLR) for Long Range Precision

Legacy Sports International, Inc., leading U.S. importer of firearms and shooting accessories, today introduced the new HOWA Long-Range Rifle (HLR) at the 2017 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, NV. The new rifle is built upon the legendary HOWA 1500 Precision Barreled Action, and chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor or .308 Win. The HLR features a 26-inch […]

New! HOWA MiniAction Bolt Rifle Now Available in New Caliber

Legacy Sports International, Inc., proudly announces a new caliber for the HOWA MiniAction rifle at SHOT Show 2017 in Las Vegas. Following the success of the HOWA MiniAction rifles chambered in .204 Ruger, .222 Remington, and .223 Remington, the 2017 SHOT Show will showcase the HOWA MiniAction rifle chambered in the popular 7.62×39 and 6.5 […]

New for 2017! HOWA Threaded Barrel Actions

Legacy Sports International, Inc., leading U.S. importer of firearms and shooting accessories, today announced an addition to their extensive category of HOWA Barreled Actions with new, stand-alone HOWA Threaded Barreled Actions, from booth #3036 at SHOT Show 2017 in Las Vegas, NV. The new HOWA Threaded Barreled Actions are available in 24 and 26-inch heavy […]

Nikko Stirling First Focal Plane Riflescopes

Legacy Sports International, Inc., leading U.S. importer of firearms and shooting accessories, is pleased to introduce two new Nikko Stirling Diamond First Focal Plane Riflescopes at SHOT Show, 2017 in Las Vegas, NV. The Diamond FFP 4-16×44 and 6-24×50 scopes are the first Nikko Stirling optic to offer the new First Focal Plane Skeleton HMD […]

New for 2017 the Pointer Deluxe Semi-Auto Shotgun In MultiCam

Legacy Sports International, Inc., leading U.S. importer of firearms and shooting accessories, today announced that the Pointer Deluxe Semi-Auto Shotgun is now offered in MultiCam® and MultiCam Black™ camouflage patterns. Gene Lumsden, President and CEO of Legacy Sports International, said, “Due to the overwhelming popularity of the Pointer Deluxe Semi-Auto Shotguns, we decided to offer […]