First Look Hunting News Rifles Semi Auto First Look: Mossberg MMR Hunter 7.62 G&A Online Editors April 21st, 2014 | More From G&A Online Editors Share0 Tweet Email Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+Mossberg is adding a .30-caliber offering to their MMR-series of rifles with the MMR Hunter 7.62. Chambered for 7.62x51mm NATO, the rifle features a 20-inch free-float barrel with a 1:10 right-handed twist. The barrel is constructed of 4140 carbon alloy steel and uses a carbine length gas system under its aluminum tubular for end. The bolt is manufactured from Carpenter 158 steel which is high pressure tested (HPT) and magnetic particle inspected (MPI). The bolt rides inside a flat-top upper receiver made from a 7075 T6 aluminum forging. Lower parts include a 1.14-inch diameter receiver extension made from 6061 T6 aluminum, a fixed A2-style buttstock and a Stark Equipment Corp. pistol grip. Fire control parts include a standard single-stage trigger group with .154-inch diameter pins. The MMR Hunter 7.62 also comes with a 5-round detachable magazine. The Mossberg MMR Hunter 7.62 comes to market in late summer 2014 with no confirmed MSRP at this time. GALLERY: First Look: Mossberg MMR Hunter 7.62 1 of 4 <h2></h2>Mossberg's MMR Hunter 7.62 has an overall length of 39.5-inches and weighs 8.8-pounds unloaded. <h2></h2>Mossberg's MMR Hunter 7.62 has an overall length of 39.5-inches and weighs 8.8-pounds unloaded. <h2></h2>The rifle features a 20-inch free-float barrel with a 1:10 right-handed twist, and an aluminum forend with dual front swivel studs. <h2></h2>The upper and lower receivers are forged from 7075 T6 aluminum and feature familiar AR-style controls. <h2></h2>Major components of the MMR Hunter 7.62 are manufactured in the USA. Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+ Share0 Tweet Email Load Comments ( ) Don’t forget to sign up! Get the Top Stories from Guns & Ammo Delivered to Your Inbox Every Week Even More The Guns Show More Get the Guns & Ammo Newsletter FREE! Get the top stories delivered right to your inbox every week. 9 Awesomely Creative Ways to Kill ZombiesRead Now! Advertisement ▶ Now on Tablets! Subscribe & Save! Temporary Price Reduction! Subscribe Now Give a Gift | Subscriber Services LIKE WHAT YOU'RE READING? Get 12 issues for the low price of just $9! Subscribe!