NRA Gun of the Week: Savage Model 42 Takedown Rifle/Shotgun

by
posted on August 30, 2016

Savage Arms brought out the Model 42, a gun that, like the Model 24, combines the utility of .22 –cal. rifle and .410-bore shotgun, but with a composite stock and fore-end at an economical price. For 2016 the company extended that line to include a takedown model. Learn more about it in this latest edition of NRA's Gun of the Week series, hosted by American Rifleman's Christopher Olsen.

Technical Specifications:

 Manufacturer: Savage Arms
 Model: 42 Takedown
 Caliber: .22 Long Rifle/.410 bore
 Action: break-action, single-shot rifle and shotgun
 Receiver: steel
 Barrels: steel; 20”; rifled over barrel, smoothbore under barrel
• Finish: matte
 Weight: 6 lbs., 2 ozs.
• Stock: synthetic
 MSRP: $500

For more information, go to SavageArms.com.

Latest

Vhita Vuori
Vhita Vuori

A Recipe for Reloading .45-70 Government

Contributor Barb Melloni takes her readers through the process of reloading for .45-70, and her eventually precise result.

NRA-Backed Constitutional Carry Introduced in Florida

Once signed into law, more than half of the nation will recognize this fundamental right. 

#SundayGunday: CZ-USA 712 G3

Get a closer look at the CZ-USA Field Sports 712 G3, the latest addition to our #SundayGunday series.

Recipe: Shane’s Goose Bake

This recipe uses all components of the goose, including legs and thighs, breast meat, and the gizzard, heart and liver. The different textures and flavors often surprise people who actively seek “special parts” from the roaster.

Hardware: Savage 93 Minimalist

The Savage 93 Minimalist combines a classic laminate stock design with modern aesthetics to achieve a lightweight platform with improved ergonomics.

First Look: Alps OutdoorZ Deadquiet Ember Handwarmer

Alps OutdoorZ has debuted its Deadquiet Ember Handwarmer. This handwarmer works in conjunction with the company's Deadquiet Shield Bino Harness, or as a standalone product to help keep hands warm and ready when the temperature take a dive.

Interests



Get the best of American Hunter delivered to your inbox.