Thursday, December 18, 2014

Melvin Forbes

Since the early 1980’s...

Melvin Forbes of Granville, WV has manufactured a lightweight hunting rifle that is known throughout the industry for its light weight, superior workmanship and precise accuracy. Continuing that tradition, Melvin has teamed with Titan Machine Products Inc, a world class manufacturing company in Westbrook, ME to form Forbes Rifle LLC to produce a production model of his award-winning design


"Forbes weight shaving design, with its hand-built carbon-fiber/kevlar stock has influenced the entire lightweight hunting rifle Market" and is Now Available in production models.

(Richard Mann) American Hunter

Keefe Article

Exclusive: Production Forbes Rifles

Melvin Forbes, President of New Ultra Light Arms, changed an entire industry with his ideas on ultra-lightweight rifles. Now riflemen have good reason to take notice again, as Forbes recently announced a production version of his Model 24 rifle. American Rifleman Editor-in-Chief Mark A. Keefe IV sampled the first rifle off the production line (serial number 11-0001), and obtained an exclusive interview with Forbes in which he reveals the concept for this rifle and how they are being built. You can read all of the details in the Keefe Report: Production Forbes Rifles, and look for the full review in the January issue of American Rifleman. Find out more information about New Ultra Light Arms at

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