The Bergara B-14 BMP – Gilded Past, Bright Future
Bergara has made a name for itself in the gun world adhering to tenants of old-world craftsmanship. The Spanish barrel maker’s devotion to quality manufacturing and precision machining ensured a custom rifle had accuracy in addition to elegance.
Since expanding into full-scale rifle making in recent years, Bergara hasn’t jettisoned its dedication to precision. But at the same tick, the company hasn’t pigeonholed itself with traditional bolt-action rifle designs. Mixed in with its catalog of tried-and-true Monte Carlo-style stocks is the next generation of rifle.
The New Style
The New B-14 BMP Rifle is a radical departure from Bergara’s old-style, but one that is most certain to set long-range and precision shooters’ collective hearts aflutter. The heart of Bergara’s latest addition to the B-14 line is the BMP (Bergara Match Precision) Chassis Rifle. The fully adjustable system is engineered to milk every ounce of precision out of each shot and add an entirely new dimension of versatility.
The B-14 BMP features an adjustable butt stock, allowing shooters to tailor the length of pull to their frame, as well as cant. It also is outfitted with an adjustable cheek piece, facilitating a more intuitive shouldering of the rifle. And the rifle can be adjusted on the fly with the tweaks not requiring any tools.
The B-14 BMP has a number of aspects that make it more versatile. The butt stock can be removed for a standard AR-style buffer tube, and Bergara also offers a side-folding adapter, for those shooting to make the rifle more compact. The system also features a barrel nut engineered to facilitate quick and easy barrel changes, if the situation calls for it.
The chassis stock is crafted from aircraft-grade aluminum (7075-T6) and features QD attachment mounts and accessory mounting slots. The slots are compatible with Magpul M-LOK capable accessories.The magazine well accepts AICS-type magazines, and the front is designed to function as a support brace. And, the stock is topped off with an AR-style grip, to add an extra level of control over the rifle.
Barrel and Chambering
The 11-pound rifle is outfitted with Bergara’s B14 action and a Chrome-Moly button-rifled barrel. It has a threaded muzzle, making it suppressor ready and comes with a sub-MOA guarantee from 100 yards with the use of match-grade ammunition.
Presently, the B-14 BMP is offered in .308 Win., and 6.5 Creedmoor. The 30-caliber version has a 1:10 twist rate and a 20-inch barrel, while the Creedmoor has a 1:8 twist rate and a 24-inch barrel.
Bergara has released the B-14 BMP Chassis with an MSRP of $1,699.
B-14 BMP Chassis Specs
Weight: 11 lbs 6.5 Creedmoor / 10.15 lbs .308 Win
Overall Length: 43.5” 6.5 Creedmoor / 39.5” .308 Win
Barrel Length: 24” 6.5 Creedmoor, 20” .308 Win
Magazine: AICS detachable
Mag Capacity: 5 round mag provided
Barrel Taper: No. 5
Stock: Bergara BMP Chassis
Muzzle: Threaded 5/8-24” with thread protector
Scope Mount: Fits Remington 700 rings and bases
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