1874 Sharps Rifle .45-70 32” Octagonal, Schnabel Forend $1,418.00. Competition shooting since 1975. The Sharps rifle has always been a versatile firearm design, easily adapted to different calibers. Sharps Rifle ; View as Grid List. Active Black Powder Cartridge Silhouette and target rifle competitor. NickSS. As a lifelong muzzle-loading shooter, I know that most round ball hunting rifles of the era didn’t shoot this good, and that made the accuracy of the Sharps even more amazing to the public. If you want the factory spec's send me a PM. 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. Steve Baldwin, owner Mechanical Accuracy Inc. since 1990. 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. Reply With Quote. 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). Probably because the Sharps Creedmore was not introduced until 1874 (the rifle used in QDU and the prize Buffalo rifle of the plains.) Out of Stock. 10 Items . Steve has been involved in manufacturing items for shotgun and rifle disciplines. Combined with SRC’s well-made, reliable and accurate rifles, it’s definably worth a look. For under $1500, even #1100 at Cabelas, the Pedersoli '74 Sharps rifle is the rifle to buy. Add the firepower of a breechloader to its effectiveness on horseback, and you can understand the rifle’s success. Anyone have accuracy results for a 10 lb Sharps rifle vs a 13 or 15 lb rifle? BTW, have 1000yd targets for support of the rifle's accuracy SRC Field Master Specs 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. Started making sights in 1992. 06-22-2019 #4. The cartridges for which the Sharps were chambered could reliably kill the largest animals on Earth. 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. The 1874 Sharps, production of which actually started in 1871, was a cartridge rifle designed for sporting purposes. Many percussion Sharps rifles were converted to fire brass cartridges. My tube length is 1.375". View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Boolit Master Join Date Jun 2006 Location Pacific Northwest Posts 2,621. Out of Stock. Sharps Small Betsy Rifle $1,692.00. 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. I use a Lee xmas tree .544 and 60 gr of 2F Swiss and the 100 yard groups are very good. At the beginning it was produced with single trigger, only in February of 1879 some hundred pieces have been made with double set trigger. 1874 Sharps Cavalry Carbine 22" .45-70 $1,565.00. I have two. Out of Stock. The first Sharps made by the company for cartridges was the model of 1869, though fewer than 1,000 were made. 12-27-2009, 02:39 AM #12. 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 have a 9.5 pound and a 10.5 pound C. Sharps 1875 rifles. 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