American Precision Arms is very excited to share the release of the Generation 3 Fat Bastard. It has been a long time coming but we wanted to make sure everything was perfect before offering something new.
The development of APA Gen 3 Fat Bastard was the result of American Precision Arms' constant pursuit of breaking the mold and a desire to meet the demands of the Long-Range and Hunting markets. APA has combined the standards of high-level performance and reliability with distinctive design enhancements to improve both accuracy and performance. These enhancements benefit the shooter experience at the range and in the field where every advantage matters.
The roots of the new Generation 3 version of the Fat Bastard lie in the requests of the elite long-range precision rifle community. APA's goal was to meet the needs of those shooters while also maintaining their standards of pristine manufacturing. Among the design, changes are three key features. The advanced Unique Recoil Profile tunable top port design allows the shooter to fine-tune the muzzle movement for absolute target retention. In addition to that, the new lock nut design creates a zero overrotating platform. Last, is the addition of a fifth Bastard port section that eliminates even more recoil than before.
NOT JUST STOPING RECOIL, BUT LATERAL MOVEMENT AND MUZZLE RISE AS WELL, FOR A TRULY NEUTRAL SIGHT PICTURE.
URP (Unique Recoil Profile) Top Ports
We developed the U.R.P. Adjustable Gas System. These aren't just randomly placed top ports. Every port is placed adjacent to the internal Bastard tooth where there is maximum pressure build-up. This makes the adjustable ports directionally effective.
The unique tunable gas system combined with the trademark APA ports work together to achieve a sight picture that moves less than ever before. There are 10 directional gas ports that can be tuned to counteract you’re U.R.P. (unique recoil profile).
There are endless combinations to keep your sights on target. To calibrate the brake to your U.R.P., start testing with all the gas screws installed. Pay attention to the movement of your reticle, and begin removing the gas screws as the recoil requires.
When the gas screws are removed on the right side, the rifle will be shifted left. For the opposite effect simply remove the screws on the left. The gas holes closer to the nut have a more dramatic effect and the ports closer to the brake crown have a lesser effect. When you find your U.R.P. combination, Threadtite your screws into place.
1.10" in Diameter, 3.5" In Length and Weighs 7.2 oz
Made for a barrel diameters of .850 or larger.
The Gen 3 Fat Bastard can handle magnum cartridges.
Available in 6.5mm & .308 (7mm)
Available in 5/8X24
Each brake includes set screws, one Allen wrench, and a single-use Threadtite.
You may return most new, unopened items within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. We'll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).
You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).
If you need to return an item, simply login to your account, view the order using the "Complete Orders" link under the My Account menu and click the Return Item(s) button. We'll notify you via e-mail of your refund once we've received and processed the returned item.
We can ship anywhere in the United States. Note that there are restrictions on some products, and some products cannot be shipped to States with firearm restrictions.
When you place an order, we will estimate shipping and delivery dates for you based on the availability of your items and the shipping options you choose. Depending on the shipping provider you choose, shipping date estimates may appear on the shipping quotes page.
Please also note that the shipping rates for many items we sell are weight-based. The weight of any such item can be found on its detail page. To reflect the policies of the shipping companies we use, all weights will be rounded up to the next full pound.