Frequently Asked Questions:
How can I place an order?
You can place an order by contacting your local Federal Firearms Licensed Dealer, gun shop, retailer or by calling Rick Campbell at Forbes Rifle direct. Please supply your dealer with a model, caliber, stock color and scope ring size, (1" or 30mm Low).
What calibers are offered in the Forbes Rifle?
We are currently in production of the model 24B in calibers 30-06, 25-06, .270 Win, .280 Rem, 6.5x55, and 35 Whelen. And the model 20B in 308, 243, and 7mm08.
When will left handed rifles be available?
We are currently taking orders for left handed version of all Forbes Rifle calibers offered.
Will stainless guns be available?
Stainless guns are planned for release by the end of the year 2014.
Are there any other stock colors available?
Current production guns are available in Charcoal Black, Forest Green, Hunter Green, Buckskin Brown and Coyote Tan, (like our Facebook page to see stock color options).
Who makes the barrels?
E.R. Shaw Inc. of Bridgeville, PA.
Is the barrel free-floated or bedded?
All Forbes rifles are bedded the entire length of the stock and barreled action interface. This type of bedding dampers vibrations, increasing potential accuracy and yielding a more consistent POA/POI between projectile weights.
Do you work on or supply parts for ULA/NULA/Colt Light Rifles?
All custom ULA, NULA, and Colt Light Rifle components can be ordered from New Ultra Light Arms, Granville, WV by contacting Melvin Forbes at 304-292-0600.