The Sharps rifle gained its popularity in the nineteenth century due to its durability, accuracy, simplicity, and power. The first Sharps made by the company for cartridges was the model of 1869, though fewer than 1,000 were made. Out of Stock. I use a Lee xmas tree .544 and 60 gr of 2F Swiss and the 100 yard groups are very good. If you want the factory spec's send me a PM. NickSS. 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. Add the firepower of a breechloader to its effectiveness on horseback, and you can understand the rifle’s success. 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. Combined with SRC’s well-made, reliable and accurate rifles, it’s definably worth a look. 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. 1874 Sharps Cavalry Carbine 22" .45-70 $1,565.00. 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). 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. Out of Stock. BTW, have 1000yd targets for support of the rifle's accuracy 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. My tube length is 1.375". The Model 1969 was the first sporting model of the Sharps rifles that was made for use with centerfire metallic cartridges. Sharps Small Betsy Rifle $1,692.00. Steve Baldwin, owner Mechanical Accuracy Inc. since 1990. View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Boolit Master Join Date Jun 2006 Location Pacific Northwest Posts 2,621. Sharps Rifle ; View as Grid List. Reply With Quote. Competition shooting since 1975. I have a 9.5 pound and a 10.5 pound C. Sharps 1875 rifles. 06-22-2019 #4. 1874 Sharps Rifle .45-70 32” Octagonal, Schnabel Forend $1,418.00. I could not be happier with my sporter's accuracy. 12-27-2009, 02:39 AM #12. Steve has been involved in manufacturing items for shotgun and rifle disciplines. The 1874 Sharps, production of which actually started in 1871, was a cartridge rifle designed for sporting purposes. The cartridges for which the Sharps were chambered could reliably kill the largest animals on Earth. 10 Items . Out of Stock. Set Descending Direction. Many percussion Sharps rifles were converted to fire brass cartridges. The Sharps rifle has always been a versatile firearm design, easily adapted to different calibers. Out of Stock. SRC Field Master Specs 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. Probably because the Sharps Creedmore was not introduced until 1874 (the rifle used in QDU and the prize Buffalo rifle of the plains.) I have two. 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