The G2 Contender rifle is a compact rifle boasting the same versatility and accuracy found with the G2 Contender pistol.
Specifications and features:
Thompson/Center G2 Contender centerfire rifle
.45-70 Government caliber
Auto hammer block safety
Full-size Monte Carlo walnut stock & forend
Blued steel finish
High comb buttstock
Drilled & tapped
Sling swivel studs
36-3/4" overall length
It features readily interchangeable 23" barrels, enabling the shooter to select from 9 different cartridge options; from .17 HMR, up to 6.8 Rem or .45/.70 Gov't. In addition, all of the 16-1/4" and 21" barrels made for the old style Contender will readily fit the new G2 frame. The high comb on the buttstock allows the shooter's eye to be in perfect alignment when using a scope.
Its versatility, with regards to selecting either rimfire or centerfire barrels, makes it a multi-use rifle. It's an ideal plinker, small game and varmint rifle, and is one of the lightest hard-hitting deer rifles there is. It's as home in a trapper's pack basket as it is in deer camp. ...And as a "carry gun", they don't get any better. It will become your favorite in any of the seasons.