One of the factors that are important to evaluate when you shop for a new hunting rifle is the weight of the firearm. Hunting rifles are available in many different weights, and you'll commonly see this value referenced in the description of any rifle that you check out. Several factors can influence a rifle's weight. Synthetic stocks are typically lighter than those made of solid wood, for example, and factors such as barrel length can also play a role.
If you are purchasing a firearm online, you can't exactly have the firearm shipped directly to your home. It first needs to be shipped to a federal firearms licensed holder, an FFL, which is typically a local firearm shop. They help act as an intermediary in the firearm transfer process to ensure that it is done safely, correctly, and legally. Here is what you need to know about this process.