Thompson Center New Englander Rifle,
.54 caliber, 26" barrel,
percussion, figured walnut, iron trim, swivel mounts, used
Part Number: AAR-837
Availability: In Stock
Price: $525.00
This Thompson Center New Englander .54 caliber percussion rifle is factory finished, in excellent condition with a few small handling marks on the stock. The American black walnut stock displays attractive figure throught hte buttstock an only has a few small handling marks. The barrel bluing and color case hardened finish on the lock are both in excellent condition. This example has factory fitted sling swivel mounts. The rifle has a 13-1/2" trigger pull. Weight is 7.6 pounds.

This .54 caliber Thompson Center New Englander Rifle has a 26" tapered round barrel. The bore is rifled with a 1 in 48" twist for a patched round ball, or T/C Maxi ball. The bore is bright and appears as new. We recommend our .530" round ball, .015" patch, and Mink Oil tallow patch lubricant, over a charge of 70 grains of GOEX FFg black powder. Or the modest twist can be used with a conical Thompson Center Maxi-ball. The factory rear sight is adjustable, with windage and elevation screws. A bead sight is fitted behind the muzzle.

The figured walnut stock has a few minor marks from handling. but otherwise appears as new. The buttplate is blued steel, to match the triggerguard. The wood along the edge of the buttplate has darkened from contact with the steel buttplate. The triggerguard has a large bow to allow easy access to the single trigger with gloved hands. The single lock bolt has a blued steel washer style side plate. The factory ramrod has blued steel tips with 10-32 threads. This example includes factory installed sling swivel mounts for quick disconnect swivels.

Our lock view shows the color case hardened percussion lock, factory engraved by Thompson Center. This lock works smoothly, with a strong mainspring. The breech is fitted with a 1/4-28 threaded nipple. The hooked breech allows the barrel to be easily dismounted for cleaning without risk of wetting the stock with water containing black powder residue. To dismount the barrel, put the lock on half cock, withdraw the ramrod, drift the key past the underlug, and the barrel can be lifted from the barrel channel for ease of cleaning. Remove the nipple and place the breech end of the barrel in a bucket of soapy water. Run a wet patch down and up the bore, the pumping action will flush all the fouling from the barrel. Once the bore is clean, run a dry patch down the bore to pick up any moisture followed by a oily patch. Dry and oil the exterior then reassemble the rifle.

Order it for a ten day visual inspection. You will be delighted. Else if it does not fit you, return it in unfired condition for same-day refund. Postage is your only risk, when you order any one-of-a-kind gun from Track, whether new, used, or antique
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