Photos of MOA's built on the "17 degree frame",
now discontinued for several years....as well as
an early MOA, and some archival photos.
(Click on Image to Enlarge....)
You might recognize the range box, and Dean Grua's 6.5BR with a media blasted SS
fluted, full bull, (1.25") diameter barrel; Dean, a longtime IHMSA campaigner,
happily gave us permission to feature his gun here on our pages, and I am glad
he did. This is one of the most eye-catching MOA's out there. The other gun (above
lower right) is featured on our other pages.
Also from our archives, also built on a 17 degree frame, and also
discontinued, the last MOA Carbine design.
**Click Here for MOA Carbine website archive.**
Here are some photos of a very early MOA....chambered in .308 Win. this was actually
the #2 Production gun sold! Small changes since then, including improved sights,
This photo is from a SHOT Show in the 90's.
Pictured Left to Right are Gary Morris, Richard Mertz, Mike Dayton, and Riley Brewer.
Rich is in good company; all three are multiple State and International IHMSA Winners,
supporting the man that built the guns that got them there....
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This was an article from the Nov. 1999 Shooters News, penned by writer and LR
Handgun enthusiast Ron Sabo. At that time, many silhouette and benchrest en-
thusiasts shot on the benches at Kelbly's (Home of the Super Shoot) in Ohio,
creating a blueprint for what many of us will be doing a full decade later, in
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