H&R 1871® Synthetic .45-70 Gov't Handi-Rifle® with Sights
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For a unique rifle that is tough and weather-resistant, look no further than the H&R 1871 Synthetic .45-70 Gov’t Handi-Rifle. Featuring a smooth, reliable, simple break action that has minimal moving parts and requires very little maintenance, the Synthetic .45-70 Gov’t Handi-Rifle is also one of the safest single-shot rifles in the world thanks to the transfer bar safety system. The rifle’s blued 22'' steel barrel is matched with a black Monte Carlo synthetic stock made of high-density polymer. Complete with sling swivel studs, recoil pad, ramp front sight and fully adjustable rear sights. Drilled and tapped for scope mounts.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by Georgiabuckbuster very accurate & great price
I purchased this rifle because it looked good and it feels good with the checkered synthetic stock . I took it to the range and after minor adjustments to the sights ,I placed 2 Hornady 325 gr. ftx bullets dead in the bullseye with both holes touching. I am more pleased with this gun than any of the other high dollar rifles that I have purchased over the years. I shot a nice buck last sunday with it and it train wrecked him. Its hard for a deer to go far with a massive exit wound. You will not go wrong with this gun!
November 17, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by PVTDINKY Classic for Litt;e Money
I bought this rifle just before the Gardner plant closed in Mass. It was the historic factory for generations for H&R. I don't know if the guy that made it knew he was about to get laid off or what,but it is the finest firearm I have ever owned or seen.The metal to metal fits on it is perfect,the blue is perfect,and the stock and forearm are matched perfect to the metal.When the action closes it closes smoothly like the door on a Rolls Royce. I can't say enough good about it. I have fired about 200 rds.through it.I have fired storebought 405 grn.Remingtons to handloaded 500 grn. Hornandy Interlock bullets. They all performed great. My favorite rd is a handloaded Hornandy 325 grn.FTX with 50 grns.of H4198 pushing it. It hits right on the money at 100 yds with the Williams open sight that comes stock on it. The factory sighted it in and I have not touched the sight since I got it. I can't tell you why I bought it.I don't hunt anything but paper but it is knowing that anything that lurks on land in North America can be taken with this rifle is a very comforting feeling having it in my safe.
February 27, 2011
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