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"Short Sword" as Nicknamed by Snipers Hide founder, Frank 'Lowlight' Galli.
A short, handy tack driver 3/8 MOA accuracy guaranteed.

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308 Win
Manners T-2A
Metal Finish: Matte Cerakote, Black
Stock Finish: Dipped, Multicam
Barrel Length
18 in. with Thread Protector
Barrel Type
Bartlein Stainless Steel 5R rifling GAP #6 Contour (GAP Marksman/Varmint) 1:10" twist rate Standard Threaded
Trigger Guard
Hawkins Precision M5 DBM with Trigger Tech Primary Trigger
Accuracy Guarantee
3/8 MOA accuracy guaranteed


  • GA Precision 'Gladius' Short Action: by Defiance Machine (See Details of the Defiance Tenacity action HERE
  • Left side Bolt Release Installed
  • 18 inch Bartlein stainless 5R barrel, 1-10 twist GAP #6 contour, 1.250 inches for 3.500 inches, finishes at .900 on 26 inch barrel blank
  • Threaded Muzzle, 5/8 x 24 with thread protector
  • Trigger Tech Primary set to a crisp 1.5 to 4.0 lbs. (upgrades and options available)
  • Manners T-2A stock in Multicam hydrographic camouflage 
  • Adjustable KMW Loggerhead Cheek
  • One front stud and 4 QD flush cups (2 bottom and 2 left side)
  • Hawkins Precision M5 Detachable Mag System with 5rd AICS magazine, additional 5 and 10 round magazines available
  • Solid one piece 20 MOA base
  • Integral recoil lug
  • Rifle finished in CeraKote, Matte Black
  • Pillar bedded with 7075 T-6 pillars then skimmed in Marine Tex
  • The Gladius weighs about 10 lbs
  • Lead time estimate for the Gladius rifle: 8 months. 
  • ask your salesperson about trigger upgrades and muzzle device options to complete and optimize your Gladius build. 

note: pictured with 2019 specifications. (standard muzzle treatment is Threaded 5/8 x 24 with blended thread protector, multiple muzzle devices available for installation) 

Upgrades Available

  • Additional AICS Mags 5 Round
  • Additional AICS Mags 10 Round
  • Barrel Fluting - 6 Flutes

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