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1863 Sharps Sporting Rifle Percussion 32" .45

1863 Sharps Sporting features a 32" blued octagonal barrel with walnut checkered stock and schnabled forend.
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The Sharps sporting rifle became known as the "Old Reliable" by those who hunted buffalo for their hides. Reproducing the Sharps models at a reasonable price ws a challenge for modern manufacturers because of its sliding breech-block and large, angular receiver. This challenge has been met and Taylor's is able to offer a wide variety of the most popular Sharps models for hunting and target shooting. If you are looking for a faithful, strong, pratical lifetime companion these models are for you. Amoung all of the Sharps models you will find the SPORTING model with octagonal blued barrel, adjustable front sight and double set trigger. The INFANTRY and CAVALRY models have a fixed front sight and round barrel retained by steel bands. Infantry model has a patchbox in the stock while the BERDAN or SNIPER model is equipped with double set triggers.This production of one of the most famous rifles of the American Civil War era. The range of rifles includes all the most significant versions among the paper cartridge and the metal cartridge models. For all models we have used the best materials and latest techniques, so to ensure a top quality product. The most important parts are machined from forged metals for maximum durability and strength and the deep rifling is broached and ensures excellent results in long distance shooting. All the models are drilled and tapped to install the Creedmoor sights and the front tunnel sights with interchangeable inserts, except for the military models. Among the paper cartridge Sharps rifles you can find the Sporting model with octagonal barrel rust brown finish colour, adjustable front sight and set trigger, the Infantry and Cavalry models with blue round barrel, kept by bands, have fixed front sight and patchbox on the stock. Of the Infantry model there is also the Berdan version, equipped with double set trigger. All the models are equipped with graduated rear sight with sliding plate.
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SKU LB1/210120
MSRP 1942.02
Weight (LB) 10.79
Action Type Single shot
Barrel Contour Octagonal
Barrel Finish Blued steel
Barrel Grooves 6
Barrel Length (in) 32"
Barrel Twist & Rotation RH 1x18"
Buttplate/Pad Casehardened steel
Caliber .45
Capacity 1
Front Sight Dovetail blade
Forend Finish Checkered walnut
Frame Finish Casehardened steel
Hand Dominance RH
Ignition Type Percussion
New Arrival Product No
Manufacturer Pedersoli
UPC 83966500646
FFL Dealer Required No
Overall Length (in) 48.88"
Percussion Cap Type Musket cap
Rear Sight Dovetail ladder sight
Stock Finish Checkered walnut
Taylor Tuning Option Taylor tuning not available
Trigger Type & Pull Double set trigger
Triggerguard Finish Casehardened steel