When was my Thompson Center Contender made?
The Thompson/Center Contender is a break-action single-shot pistol or rifle that was introduced in 1967 by Thompson/Center Arms.
What is the difference between a Thompson Contender and Encore?
The Encore is much heavier and therefore stronger. It is chambered in high pressure cartridges as well as shotgun and muzzleloader configurations. The Contender is much lighter and trimmer, and as you said it is chambered for medium or low pressure cartridges.
Are all Thompson Contender barrels interchangeable?
removing the forend, tipping the barrel open and tapping out the hinge pin. All Contender® barrels will fit; blued and stainless barrels are interchangeable.
Is Thompson Center still in business?
Smith & Wesson Brands, Inc. Thompson/Center Arms’ loyal consumers should rest assured that they will continue to receive the world-class firearms, accessories, and customer service support that the brand has been known for since its founding in 1965. …
Does Thompson Center still make contenders?
With simple barrel interchangeability, time-proven long range accuracy and adaptability between rimfire and centerfire, the versatility of the G2 Contender is unmatched by any other interchangeable platform in the world….Rifle Barrels.
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Will an encore barrel fit a Contender?
Nope. The Encore is a larger frame than the Contender. Gen1 Contender barrels WILL fit on a G2 Contender.
Will a G2 barrel fit on a g1 Contender?
Any Generation 1 (original) or G2 barrel can be fit to any Contender or G2 frame. The worst you might have to do is change out the lug, as was previously mentioned. Only G2 buttstocks and grips will fit G2 frames. Only Contender buttstocks and grips will fit Contender frames.
How accurate is Thompson Center Pro Hunter?
Like most rifles, the accuracy definitely varies based on what kind of ammo you use. I’ve noticed that I get the best, most consistent accuracy when I use powder instead of pellets. When I used between 185-200 grains, my 3 five-shot groups averaged 1.72 inches, and when I used 140 grains, it was around 1.2 inches.
Will Encore barrels Fit Pro Hunter?
All Encore® & Encore® Pro Hunter™ barrels will interchange on any Encore® or Encore® Pro Hunter™ Frame – stainless steel, camouflage and Weather Shield® included. Check Local, State & Federal laws for rifle/pistol conversion regulations.
What’s the serial number on a Thompson Contender?
Barrels for the original Contender may be used on the later-released G2 Contender and G2 barrels may be used on original Contender frames with a serial number greater than 195 000. 3⁄4 inches (250 and 220 mm) lengths. The next group of barrels, from late 1967 to 1972, were available in 6, 8 3⁄4 and 10 inches (150, 220 and 250 mm) lengths.
What kind of gun is the Thompson Contender?
The Thompson Contender single shot is a .22 LR Match but comes with a .357 mag barrel that is easily interchangeable. Has a 12 inch barrel. Weapon is used but is in good condition. Click for more info Thompson Center Contender Stainless, 14″ 204 Ruger barrel. Used but very clean. SN is S193xx. Good bore, no damage, nice clean gun!
How big is a Thompson Center Contender barrel?
Only 1 left! Vintage G1 Series T/C Contender 8” Octagon Barrel In 44 Spc w/choke & wrench. Only 1 left! THOMPSON CENTER CONTENDER T/C 30-30 WIN. SUPER 14″ STAINLESS STEEL BARREL
What kind of scope does a Thompson Center Contender use?
This .22 LR Thompson Center Contender Bullberry Match Pistol has a 15” blued round Bull barrel mounted with a Nikon 1.5-4.5x scope. The bore is very good. Stamped on the left side of the ba …Click for more info