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Model BLR Japan


.243 Win. or .308 Win. cal., mfg. was moved to Miroku in Japan 1974-1980. Early guns during 1974 had stocks with impressed checkering. By 1975, cut checkering and gloss wood finish was used on stocks and forearms. Last ser. no. for Belgian production was 27,XXX. Japanese mfg. started with ser. no. 30,000. There is pricing information available for purchase for this model. This data is available in the following options:

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MODEL BLR '81 SHORT ACTION (MIROKU)

similar cals. and features as Model BLR short action, mfg. 1981-1995 by Miroku in Japan.

Model BLR Belgian

.243 Win. or .308 Win. cal., mfg. was moved to FN in Belgium with original assembly beginning 1969 and concluding in 1973. This FN model included a number of small dimensioning and engraving changes.

BLR LIGHTWEIGHT '81 (SHORT ACTION)

.22-.250 Rem., .223 Rem. (new 2010), .243 Win., .270 WSM (new 2004), 7mm-08 Rem., .325 WSM (pistol grip only, new 2005), .300 WSM (new 2004), 7mm WSM (new 2004), .308 Win., .358 Win., or .450 Marlin cal., 20 or 22 (WSM cals. only) in. barrel with barrel band, solid or takedown (new 2007) action, aluminum alloy receiver, choice of checkered Model 81 styled straight grip and forearm with gloss finish or checkered, gloss finished pistol grip with Schnabel forearm w/o barrel band (new 2005) stock, sling swivels (pistol grip only), rack and pinion geared slide with rotating breech head, fold down hammer, trigger travels with lever, 3-4 shot detachable mag., adj. rear sight, approx. 6 1/2 - 7 lbs. Mfg. by Miroku beginning 2003.

MODEL BLR '81 LONG ACTION

.270 Win., .30-06, or 7mm Rem Mag. cal., incorporates distinct design changes, 22 or 24 in. barrel, approx. 8 1/2 lbs. Mfg. 1991-95 by Miroku.

NEW MODEL LIGHTNING BLR (LONG ACTION)

.270 Win., .30-06, .300 Win. Mag. (new 1997), or 7mm Rem. Mag. cal., 22 or 24 (Mag. cals.) in. barrel, approx. 7 1/4 - 7 3/4 lbs. Mfg. by Miroku 1995-2002.

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