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

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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.

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