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Taylor's & Company Chiappa 1886 Ridge Runner Rifle 45-70 Government Caliber 18.5" Half Octagon Barrel Matte Chrome Finish

Taylor's & Company Chiappa 1886 Ridge Runner Rifle 45-70 Government Caliber 18.5" Half Octagon Barrel Matte Chrome Finish

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Taylor 1886 Ridge Runner Rifle .45-70, 18.5" Half Octagonal Barrel - Matte Chrome

This takedown version takes the classic 1886 rifle and turns it into a versatile firearm. It features all the original qualities of the 1886 rifle made by John Browning with the takedown capability identical to the 1892 takedown rifle. This classic version holds onto the traditional bluing and case hardening finishes while the Ridge Runner versions are upgraded to feature a more modern finish. The Ridge Runner version features modern upgrades such as: matte chrome or blue finish, black rubber soft touch over wood stocks, half-round & half-octagonal barrel, integrated Skinner peep & weaver rail rear sight, front fiber optic sight, sling swivels, D-shaped lever, and a muzzle brake. A threaded cap is included if the muzzle brake is not used and the muzzle brake thread is 5/8 X 24.

Barrel Length 18.5 Inch Half Octagonal
Caliber .45-70
Capacity 4
Weight 7.8 lbs
Finish Matte-Chrome
Grip/Stock Black Soft Touch, Padded Stock End
Manufacturer Chiappa
Sights Skinner Rear Sight
Overall Length 37.5 Inches

Caliber Dictionary

The Below Information Has Been Provided From Our Gun Caliber Dictionary And Is Meant For Informational Purposes Only. It Is Not Intended to Describe The Unique Specifications For This Ammunition.
Developed by the U.S. government for the trapdoor Springfield, the 45-70 was introduced in 1873, thus among the oldest cartridges still in continuous production. In the hands of the U.S. Army this was the cartridge that really won the West! Although officially replaced as our service cartridge by the 30-40 Krag in 1892 the 45-70 saw service in Cuba and the Philippines. It had long since been a popular sporting cartridge--and remains so today. Using a .458-inch bullet in a rimmed 2.105-inch case, original loadings with 70 grains of blackpowder used a 500-grain bullet for infantry and 405 grains for cavalry. Today's factory loads with smokeless powder are mild due to potential use in the weak trapdoor Springfield action. Standard is a 405-grain bullet at 1330 feet per second, with 300 and 350-grain loads at higher velocity available. The 45-70 was and is widely chambered in single-shots and remains popular in large-frame lever actions from Browning/Winchester, Henry, and Marlin. — Craig Boddington

Specifications
Specification   Value
Caliber   45-70 Government
Condition   New
     
MFG NO    220090
SKU    11093280
UPC    839665003213
Manufacturer
Taylor's & Company
Phone:   540-722-2017
Email:   info@taylorsfirearms.com
Website:   http://www.taylorsfirearms.com
Address:   304 Lenoir Drive

Winchester, VA 22603
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