Offered as a standalone and with the Howa 1500 barreled action, the Oryx chassis offers affordable accuracy.

What the Oryx chassis offers:

  • Light 4.2-pound weight
  • Fully adjustable length of pull and comb height
  • M-Lok slot on underside of forend
  • AICS magazine compatibility
  • Free floating barrel

Modular Driven Technologies makes an offer few shooters can refuse with its Oryx chassis, “A complete bolt-action rifle chassis system for under 400 bucks.” Pretty sweet, especially for those who have a yen for long-range precision on a budget.

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Unsurprisingly, the Canadian company’s affordable accuracy caught the attention of Legacy Sports, who in recent years has become an epicenter of economy chassis systems. In 2019, the Nevada importer will sell both the Oryx chassis as a standalone and matched up with Howa’s 1500 barreled action, and both come in as quite a deal.

Complete rifle packages start at $1,059 and are available in 6.5 Grendel, 7.62x39mm, .223 Rem./5.56 NATO, .300 BLK, .308 Win., 6.5 CM, 6mm CM and .300 Win. Mag. This is a healthy sample of Howa’s 1500 long, short and mini actions. Staying true to its promise, the Oryx itself has an MSRP of $399 and is available for Remington, Tikka, Savage and Ruger rifles, in addition to Howa.


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A one-piece integrated aluminum chassis and buttstock, the Oryx has everything you’d expect out of a chassis. This includes fully adjustable length of pull (13.25 to 15 inches) and comb height, sling swivels, rubber grips and recoil pad. When installed, it also free floats the barrel, imperative to ensure you milk all the accuracy out of your rifle.

More from Legacy Sports:

RENO, NV – (January 9, 2019) –Legacy Sports International announced the release of the ORYX by MDT now available for now available for Howa 1500 STD short actions, mini actions and long actions. The ORYX Chassis is created for the most demanding shooter by providing complete ergonomic adjustments without compromising on design or functionality.

ORYX by MDT Chassis Rifle Availability

ORYX by MDT Chassis Rifle is available for purchase through Legacy Sports International starting 1st quarter 2019. Please place your orders now through LegacySports.com.

Legacy Sports International is the North American leader for firearm imports. The company offers a wide variety of rifles, shotguns, pistols and scopes designed to meet and exceed the expectations of the most demanding shooters.

ORYX by MDT Chassis for Howa Precision Rifles

MDT worked side by side with Legacy Sports International to create a custom chassis for the Howa 1500 actions. The result was the ORYX by MDT Chassis Rifle. The ORYX by MDT Chassis is created from a full monolithic aluminum chassis with an adjustable length of pull and adjustable comb height. In addition, the large palm swell consists of an over molded grip. The ORYX by MDT Chassis has an M-LOK compatible forend and accepts AICS pattern magazines. The ergonomic fine-tuning on the ORYX by MDT Chassis Rifle enables the perfect fit to the shooter.

Additional Features:

  • Mini Action available in: .223 Rem, 7.62×39, & 6.5 Grendel – 20” Heavy Barrel
  • .300 Blackout – 16.25” Heavy Barrel
  • Short Action available in: 6mm CM, 6.5 CM & .308 Win – 20”, 24” & 26” Heavy Barrel
  • Long Action available in: .300 Win Mag
  • 10+1 Magazine Capacity
  • AICS Compatible Magazine
  • Adjustable LOP
  • Adjustable Comb
  • Chassis available in OD Green or Gray
  • H.A.C.T. 2-Stage Trigger
  • Lifetime Warranty
  • SUB-Moa Guarantee
  • MSRP Starting at $1059

Oryx Specs

Weight: 4.2 lbs
LOP: 13 – 13.5″ (Additional LOP can be achieved with a spacer kit)
Material: 6061
Finish: MIL Spec Type III hard anodize
Notables: Accepts AR-15 Grips (included),M-LOK pattern slots along underside of forend, Uses AICS pattern magazines,Free floating barrel

For more information on the Oryx chassis and the Howa Oryx Chassis Rifle, please visit: www.legacysports.com/.


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