Bushmaster GameGuard Predator AR-15

Bushmaster is now selling a hunting AR-15 rifle featuring GameGuard camouflage. This camo pattern has been designed with the Texas and Southwest landscape in mind. The Bushmaster GameGuard Predator will retail for $1,459.

Specifications
Caliber .223 Rem. / 5.56mm
Capacity 5 round magazine included
Finish GameGuard Camo
Trigger Match Grade Competition Trigger (4.5 lbs)
Barrel 20″ 4150 ChromMoly Vanadium
Twist 1:8″
Overall Length 38.25″
Forend Vented Tubular Aluminum Free-Floater Forend
Weight 8lbs
MSRP (Price) $1,459


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  • MibZ

    To be honest I’ve never understood the value of using camouflage in hunting…just seems like an invitation to die in a hunting accident.

  • JMD

    So…it’s a marginal quality Bushmaster rifle that’s worth around $750, plus an $709 paint job. Fantastic. I’ll pass.

  • DoubtingThomas

    This is so ugly. It looks like a pattern for a couch. An abandon roadside piss soaked sofa.

  • Clodboy

    “The worm on the hook must be appetizing to the fish, not the angler” – German proverb
    “Camo is designed to catch the hunter, not the prey” – American wisdom

    That said, I see nothing wrong with going for a camo gun simply because you find the pattern visually appealing. I, for one, really like the look of Realtree’s Max-4.

  • Other Steve

    If I were to guess as to why all Remington ARs are camo, the mains reason wouldn’t be for hunting.

    The need to separate themselves from every other AR out there. Camo is less scary than black, and once a guy owns a dumb camo AR he may be interested in getting another camo Rem product or a DPMS or Bushmaster black AR.

    And, if push comes to shove on an AWB, they have a pretty good case for AR’s being a multi-use hunting long gun. This may be a decent move on Rem’s part.

  • Mechman

    But it looks SO COOL, right?

  • MibZ

    If they sold them with a Red Tiger “Camo” pattern I bet they would get a whole bunch of sales from the “gun nuts” who learn from Call of Duty in a few years.

  • coyote

    Why is it $1500? One can buy a Weatherby bolt action rifle cheaper than that.
    I can never figure out why some of these AR-15’s costs soo much. Some of the gun magazines list them up to 2500 to 3000 depending on who makes them. They costs as much as a used car!