Steve has been involved in manufacturing items for shotgun and rifle disciplines. The fit to finish is above average and the barrel which is the must for accuracy is Match Grade! The Sharps rifle has always been a versatile firearm design, easily adapted to different calibers. This is possible through its very simple single shot structure, based on the falling block design mutuated from artillery: once the cartridge is manually inserted into the chamber, the lever that dubs as trigger guard is lifted, rising a steel prism behind the chamber, sealing it. If you are looking for increased terminal ballistics over the 5.56mm without getting a larger rifle, the .25-45 Sharps will serve you well with accurate, hard-hitting loads. For under $1500, even #1100 at Cabelas, the Pedersoli '74 Sharps rifle is the rifle to buy. NickSS. The Pedersoli Sharps Long Range 1874 is an accurate reproduction of the rifle Sharps Long Range model made in December of 1876, converting rifles with 32” (813 mm) barrels length to 34” (864 mm). Out of Stock. Active Black Powder Cartridge Silhouette and target rifle competitor. Steve Baldwin, owner Mechanical Accuracy Inc. since 1990. I have two. The Sharps used during the war was a rolling block which used primer pellets, much like the latest black powder rifles on sale today, and was later converted to metallic cartridges. I could not be happier with my sporter's accuracy. Add the firepower of a breechloader to its effectiveness on horseback, and you can understand the rifle’s success. Started making sights in 1992. 06-22-2019 #4. The 1874 Sharps, production of which actually started in 1871, was a cartridge rifle designed for sporting purposes. 10 Items . View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Boolit Master Join Date Jun 2006 Location Pacific Northwest Posts 2,621. Probably because the Sharps Creedmore was not introduced until 1874 (the rifle used in QDU and the prize Buffalo rifle of the plains.) Combined with SRC’s well-made, reliable and accurate rifles, it’s definably worth a look. The first Sharps made by the company for cartridges was the model of 1869, though fewer than 1,000 were made. BTW, have 1000yd targets for support of the rifle's accuracy 1874 Sharps Cavalry Carbine 22" .45-70 $1,565.00. I have a 9.5 pound and a 10.5 pound C. Sharps 1875 rifles. Reply With Quote. 1874 Sharps Rifle .45-70 32” Octagonal, Schnabel Forend $1,418.00. Competition shooting since 1975. Set Descending Direction. My tube length is 1.375". Out of Stock. The Sharps rifle gained its popularity in the nineteenth century due to its durability, accuracy, simplicity, and power. The cartridges for which the Sharps were chambered could reliably kill the largest animals on Earth. 12-27-2009, 02:39 AM #12. Sharps Small Betsy Rifle $1,692.00. I use a Lee xmas tree .544 and 60 gr of 2F Swiss and the 100 yard groups are very good. The Quigley® Sharps Rifle co-stars with Tom Selleck in the movie, Quigley® Down Under.Selleck plays Matthew Quigley®, a bigger-than-life American marksman who comes to Australia to shoot wild dogs (dingos) for a wealthy rancher. The Model 1969 was the first sporting model of the Sharps rifles that was made for use with centerfire metallic cartridges. It was chambered for the .50-70 Government and it also introduced a new Sharps cartridge that was designated as the .44-2¼-inch, with .44 for the caliber and 2¼ inches for the length of the case, as guns for it were marked on their barrels. Many percussion Sharps rifles were converted to fire brass cartridges. Sharps Rifle ; View as Grid List. Thoughts on shooting Pedersoli Sharps 54 cal rifle So went to the range today with my new (to me) Pedersoli rifle with the Hahn modification. If you want the factory spec's send me a PM. 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