Howa® 1500 APC Flag Canada 308 Win 24″ Barrel


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This aluminum chassis Howa has the flexible M-LOK slots machined out of the Free-floating handguard for all of you modern accessory needs. The included Hogue Overmolded grip and LUTH-AR MBA-4 Buttstock offer comfortable and modular options to customize with your favorite AR-style furniture. The integrated Picatinny rail and the threaded, heavy barrel gives even further options to make this rifle your dream gun. Finally, the AmmoBoost Detachable 10rd Magazine makes this rifle package a dream for the weekend plinker to the serious target shooter. . Take advantage of the accuracy and modularity of the Howa APC and configure the rifle to your specific needs. The APC is thoughtfully constructed to fulfill the demands of today’s most uncompromising shooters by creating a fully adjustable chassis.


  • Detachable Magazine System
  • Adjustable Length of Pull
  • Modular Stock and Grip



Canada Legal Classification Non-Restricted Action Bolt
Handedness Right Optic Interface Drilled and Tapped for Howa 1500 Short Action, Weatherby Vanguard; Remington 700 (2) Piece Base Compatible
Rear Sight None Front Sight None
Default Sight Radius (in; cm) N/A Grip Type Chassis Mounted Hogue OverMold Rubber Modern Pistol Grip Textured; AR Spec (Non-Beavertail)
Pistol Grip Cap None Trigger Type Adjustable Two Stage*
Trigger Material Steel Trigger Compatibility Howa 1500, Weatherby Vanguard
Min Trigger Pull (lbs; N) <3; 13.3 Max Trigger Pull (lbs; N) >3; 13.3
Observed Trigger Pull (lbs) ~3 Safety 3-Position Trigger Group Integrated Lever
Manual Safety Position Upper Rear Receiver, Right Side Magazine Interface Single Stack Single Feed Detachable Box Synthetic Extended
Magazine Compatibility Adaptive Technologies Detachable Magazine Conversion for Howa 1500 Short Action Magazine Capacity 10 Round
Default Length (in; mm) ~45; 1143 Min Length (in; mm) ~43.7; 1111
Max Length (in; mm) ~46.3; 1175 Min Width (in; mm) ~3; 76
Max Width (in; mm) ~3; 76 Height w/o Mag (in; mm) ~7.1; 180
Height w/ Mag (in; mm) ~7.1; 180 Weight w/o Mag (lbs; kg) 12.3; 5.579186
Weight w/ Empty Mag (lbs; kg) >12.3; 5.579186 Accessory Interfaces QD Ready Buttstock; M-LOK Forend, Pre-installed M-LOK to Sling Stud Adapter; Supplied Bipod


Operating Mechanism ~90° Throw, Rotating Bolt Head Action Size Short
Action Footprint Howa 1500 Lower Receiver Material Metal
Lower Receiver Finish Red and White Canada Maple Leaf Upper Receiver Material Machined Steel
Upper Receiver Finish Matte Blued Stock Interfacing Mechanism Connected to Chassis via Threaded Receiver Extension; AR-15 Mil-Spec
Stock Interfacing Mechanism Material Metal Stock Interfacing Mechanism Finish Matte Black
Barrel Interfacing Mechanism Direct to Receiver Barrel Securing Mechanism Barrel Threads
Barrel Securing Mechanism Material Cold Hammer Forged Steel Barrel Securing Mechanism Finish Matte Blued
Recoil Lug (1) Receiver Integrated Block Recoil Lug Material Machined Steel
Recoil Lug Finish Matte Blued Feed Type Push
Ejection Bolt Mounted M16 Style Spring Loaded Ejector Ejection Direction Right
Bolt Type (2) Piece Bolt Bolt Material Forged Steel
Bolt Finish Matte Blued Bolt Head Type Integral Part of Bolt Body
Bolt Lock (2) Bolt Head Lugs Bolt Handle Bolt Integrated Handle w/ Teardrop Smooth Knob
Bolt Handle Material Forged Steel Bolt Handle Finish Matte Blued
Bolt Hold Open None Bolt Release Upper Left Rear Receiver Mounted Lever
Trigger Guard Type Part of Magwell Assembly Trigger Guard Material Polymer
Trigger Guard Finish Black Trigger Guard Engraving None
Magazine Release Type Pull Lever Magazine Release Position Centered, Ahead of Magazine, Protruding
Magazine Cutoff None Anti-Release Magazine Lock Mechanism None


Stock Type Chassis Extension Attached Modular Telescoping LUTH-AR MBA-4 w/ Cheekpiece Stock Fit AR-15 Mil-Spec Carbine Receiver Extensions
Stock Material Polymer Stock Finish Black w/ Red and White Canada Maple Leaf Cheekpiece
Buttpad Hard Polymer Black Textured Adjustable Length of Pull (6) Position Telescoping
Default Length of Pull (in; cm) 15; 38.1 Min Length of Pull (in; cm) 13.5; 34.3
Max Length of Pull (in; cm) 15; 38.1 Adjustable Comb No
Min Drop at Comb (in; cm) ~1; 2.5 Max Drop at Comb (in; cm) ~1.6; 4
Min Drop at Heel (in; cm) ~2.4; 6 Max Drop at Heel (in; cm) ~2.4; 6
Adjustable Cast No Adjustable Pitch No


Forend Type Chassis Attached Modular Freefloating Forend Fit Howa 1500 Short Action
Forend Material Metal Forend Finish Red and White Canada Maple Leaf Pattern w/ M-LOK Slots


Barrel Length (mm) 609.6 Caliber Marking 308 WIN
Chamber Size SAAMI Spec Pressure Rating SAAMI Spec
Barrel Profile Round Heavy Barrel Material Cold Hammer Forged Steel
Barrel Finish Matte Blued Chamber Finish Standard
Rifling 4 Groove Twist Rate (in) 1:10
Muzzle Device 4-Port Muzzle Brake Muzzle Thread (in) 5/8 x 24

Additional Information:

The HOWA 1500 barreled actions are legendary for precision perfection. From their cold hammer forged, lightweight, durable and remarkably accurate barrels with consistent bores and incredibly smooth surface. Their one-piece receiver with integral recoil  lugs. To the forged steel bolt with two locking lugs, reliable M16-style ejector and extrator and tool-less take down design. Howa’s barreled actions are the best kept secret in shooting sports.

Every Howa Rifle from firing pin to barrel is perfectly designed, quality machined, fitted with exacting tolerances and all with superior hammer forged pre-hardened steel. All Howa Rifles are equipped with outstanding technical features and innovations.

H.A.C.T 2-Stage Trigger

The Howa Activated Controlled Trigger delivers two-stage, consistent, predictably, and crisp trigger pull with minimal over-travel. The system features creep free, crisp light trigger pull and consistent let-off. The new Howa HACT 2-Stage triggers provide the shooter with the instant ability to achieve sub-moa accuracy right out of the box.


All Howa’s have a 3-position safety which allows for the action to be locked down as well as unloaded while safe.

Barreled Action

Features a machined receiver and forged bolt. The bolt features an integral bolt handle and pressure vent holes. Reliable M-16 style extractor and ejector. Our factory barrels are cold hammer forged steel and are chambered symmetrically at center of axis with head space set to stringent and exacting specs. Bolt faces are true and square to the chamber.


Howa rifles are equipped with the best stocks in the industry for form, fit, function and value.

*Note: While adjustable, Howa 1500 trigger adjustment screw have tamper seals.  Adjusting the trigger may void warranty coverage for the rifle.  Do so at your own risk.  It is recommended to consult Legacy Sports International prior to attempting this adjustment.

Manufacturer’s SKU HCAN308


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Weight 6.7 kg
Dimensions 121 × 26 × 10.6 cm

308 Winchester





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