In this part of the Welcome to Knight Rifles series, we visit the versatile and reliable Bighorn. The Bighorn muzzleloader offers a lot of gun at an affordable price. The Bighorn ® uses a simple cocking system to provide easy performance, with lightning quick speed and nimble characteristics. The plunger style action ensures a reliable fire, while the double safety gives you peace of mind. Each rifle embodies the beauty of American manufacturing with quality components, Easton® Carbon Core ramrods and a selection of beautiful stocks for the look and feel of perfection. The Bighorn® uses a simple cocking system to provide easy performance, with lightning quick speed and nimble characteristics. Quality and accuracy are guaranteed with the Bighorn ® thanks to its handcrafted, stainless steel 26” Green Mountain barrel. Knight has taken care to use only American parts from the smallest screw, the receiver and the barrel. When you buy a Knight, you buy 100% American made.
Action: Patented Double Safety System, Removable Hammer Assembly. Removable Stainless Steel Breech Plug (see page 20 for breech plug identification).
Bighorn .50 Cal.: 26” Stainless steel Green Mountain® barrel, 1:28” Twist
Bighorn .52 Cal.: 26” Stainless steel Green Mountain® barrel, 1:26” Twist
Ignition: Full Plastic Jacket™, 209 Primer, #11, Musket-Cap Percussion.
Included In Package: Hex Head Combo Tool, Five Plug Screws, 5/32 Allen Wrench, Full Plastic Jackets, Capper/Decapper, Owners Manual.
Length and Weight: Bighorn: 44.5 inches, 7.8 lbs.
Powder: Black Powder, and industry approved black powder substitutes.(Maximum Powder Charge) 150 grains by volume, in loose or the pelleted powders.
Sights: Fully Adjustable Metallic Red Fiber Optic Rear Sight and a one piece Green Fiber Optic Bead and base. Receiver drilled and tapped for easy scope mounting.
Stock: Refer to current catalog
Trigger: Adjustable Knight® Trigger with Metal Trigger Guard
Warranty: Limited Lifetime with extended service policy.
*Note: When using Weaver style bases, you may have to shorten the front screw of the front base (closest base and screw to the muzzle) approximately 1/16’’ for proper fit.
Receiver Hole Spacing for Scope Base Mounting:
Welcome to Knight - The Bighorn
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