Screech Owl Pistol .308 Winchester


The Screech Owl Pistol is built using the JTAC Industries Screech Owl Chassis and the Howa 1500 Short Action. This combination creates a portable, modular and affordable bolt action pistol platform. Whether you need a truck gun, lightweight hunting system, compact precision pistol or just something small to shoot the varmints with the Screech Owl pistol can handle it.

  • Please choose a barrel length for .300 Blackout (Note that the 7" barrel configuration can be equipped with our suppressor compatible rail).

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    Please enter the H-Series Cerakote color name or part number from the Cerakote webiste 

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Complete Screech Owl Pistol Information

  • Pistols are manufactured using shortened Howa 1500 Short Action barreled actions
  • Caliber: .308 Winchester
  • Barrel Lengths: 12.5″ or 14.5″
  • All muzzle threads: 5/8×24
  • Flared mag well designed to accept Magpul PMAG AICS Short Action magazines (Other magazines may or may not seat properly)
  • Pistols are compatible with either the Telescoping Pistol Brace Adapter, the AR-15 Buffer Tube Adapter or the 1913 Pic Rail Adapter
  • Pistols come standard with either the Magpul MOE K Grip or the Ergo 4093 Grip
  • Select Cerakote colors are available for a $75 up-charge
  • All chassis parts standard coated in Smoke Cerakote Elite (Barreled Action and Cheek Piece are Graphite Black Cerakote)
  • The base pistol includes one Howa Mini Action magazine, cover plate for rear adapter connection point, thread protector, and either a 1913 Pic rail or our RMR Adapter for optics.

Handguard Features:

  • M-Lok compatible
  • Billet Aluminum construction
  • Dual integrated Q.D. sling sockets
  • Includes accommodation for night vision hood installation (NV Hood to be released soon)
  • Coated in Smoke Cerakote Elite
  • Three length options available 5, 7.5, or 10.5″

Weight Specifications:

Base Pistol Weights (Includes pistol grip and top rail):

12.5″ Barrel with 10.5″ Handguard weighs 6.4lbs

Brace Adapter Additional Weight:

1913 Pistol Brace Adapter adds 0.1lbs

AR-15 Buffer Tube Adapter adds 4.4lbs

Telescoping Tailhook MOD1 Adapter adds 1lbs

Brace Additional Weights:

SB Tactical FS1913 adds 0.63lbs

Tailhook MOD1 adds 0.3lbs

Pistol Brace Adapter Options:

Telescoping Tailhook MOD 1 Adapter 2.0 ($149.99) (Adapter Only)

  • Designed for use with the Tailhook pistol brace
  • Fixed cheek piece standard
  • Adjustable cheek piece available for $39.95
  • Bolt is operable while brace adapter is fully collapsed
  • All parts standard coated in Smoke Cerakote Elite
  • 3 brace positions 11″, 12″ and 13″
  • Brace adapter can be quickly pulled to any position
  • Single bolt installation of adapter


AR-15 Style Brace Adapter ($119.99)

  • Compatible with AR-15 style braces that use the mill-spec carbine buffer tube for installation
  • Ambidextrous Q.D. sockets for use with slings
  • Billet aluminum construction
  • Coated in Smoke Cerakote Elite
  • Single bolt installation of adapter


1913 Pic Rail Adapter ($39.99)

  • Allows for use of brace systems that utilize vertical 1913 Pic rail for installation
  • Ambidextrous Q.D. sockets for use with slings
  • Billet aluminum construction
  • Coated in Smoke Cerakote Elite
  • Single bolt installation of adapter


This product is not currently available in the state of California.

IMPORTANT! This product must be shipped to an FFL (Federal Firearms License) holder. When ordering please include the shipping address of the FFL holder where you intend to pick up your pistol. The address must match the address listed on their actual FFL. After ordering, your order will be placed on hold until a copy of the aforementioned FFL is emailed to us via for verification purposes.

Additional information

Weight 8.5 lbs
Dimensions 34 × 4 × 11 in


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