Howa/Hlavna & Co. Stag Hunter Rifle

$1,789.00 each

Howa/Hlavna & Company Stag Classic Hunter Rifle is an enhanced classic hunting rifle built and designed in Bethlehem, NH by gunsmith Larry Hlavna. This is a custom built hunting rifle so it will take a bit of time to create. You will be choosing the caliber, the finish on the stock, and whether you want the suggested optics. You will directly order the rifle with Gunsmith Hlavna. He is directly selling the rifle, Maine Guide Supply is not.

The rifle specs: Howa barreled action, various standard and magnum calibers, hammer forged blued barrel that is 22 or 24 inches, bolt face is precisely squared to the chamber, three position safety, two stage trigger, american walnut stock with Fleur de lis checkering, satin or gloss finish stock, Pachmyr decerator pad, free floated barrel channel, european swivel studs. The 6.5 Creedmore package weighs 7 lbs, 13 oz. 

The package price includes: Leupold VX3i  2.5-8X  36mm matte duplex scope. Leupold CRW-2 two-piece bases, Leupold QRW-2 rings 1" medium matte OR PRW-2 rings 1: medium matte with Leupold aluminum flip-back lens covers, Boyt heavy quilted fabric case with leather trim. It will be boresighted before delivery.  

The initial price for the custom Stag Hunter rifle only with a 6.5 Creedmore package is $1700.00 but it will be adjusted based on component part pricing which changes frequently. 

The initial price for the custom Stag Hunter rifle with the Leupold VX3i scope package is $1889.00 but it will be adjusted based on component part pricing.

Calibers that have been made: 6.5 Creedmoor, 30-06, .223, and .270 WIN.   The .270 is available as a package for $1989 directly from Gunsmith Hlavna.  He is building a 22-250 and is awaiting the scope.. Custom orders are welcomed and two are awaiting availabilty of the Howa actions to be received. With the extreme slowness of the firearm supply chain, the sooner you place a custom order, the sooner you may receive your custom rifle.

Gunsmith Hlavna is completed a left handed, left eye super lightweight laminated thumbhole stock Howa 1500 barrel mini action .223 version for a woman who didn't want a heavy rifle weighing in approximately 6 lbs 8 oz with the Leupold 2.5-8x scope. It shoots perfectly!  


These rifes are custom built after consultation with Gunsmith Larry Hlavna. If you are interested, please call him at 603 869 3462, 9:00 - 5:00pm Tuesday - Saturday. 

Gunsmith Larry Hlavna has been repairing and designing fine firearms for over 55 years. He has worked for Remington Arms, Abercrombie & Fitch,  Ruger Firearms among others, and is a U.S. Military Veteran. He does repair work on classic, antique and modern firearms at his shop. He often repairs other gunsmith's work that wasn't perfect. He enjoys trap shooting in his spare time and  is a former national champion Trap shooter who shot all over the world for Remington Arms' team. He enjoys repairing antique hand guns and long guns. 

MAINE GUIDE SUPPLY CAN NOT directly sell these rifles! I am merely posting them so that you can see the workmanship and the design. If you want one of these rifles, you must contact Gunsmith Larry Hlavna at the Bethlehem workshop -  603 869 3462  Tues - Saturday 9:00 - 5:00 pm. and other times by appointment or luck.