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Tc highplains sportster

Old 12-15-2016, 03:06 PM
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anyone got one of these, i've never seen one. is it a 15/16 barreled gun. any info? thanks ed
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Old 12-16-2016, 07:05 PM
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One article I read is that they are pretty much the same rifle as the T/C New Englander except it has a pistol grip stock.I myself prefer pistol grip stocks and wish some f/lock rifles had em.
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Old 12-17-2016, 02:31 AM
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I have one, if I remember right it does have a twin in a tupper wear stock. It came from the T/C factory drilled and tapped for scope mounting. I used a T/C quick release mount on mine with a Weaver K4 I bought at a yard sale for $5.00.
I have not looked at mine in a bit but seems like the barrel is round. I'll check it out later today.





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Old 12-17-2016, 07:46 AM
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heard of them but never seen one. I got into News Englanders instead.
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Old 12-17-2016, 09:33 AM
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wow thats a great looking gun
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Old 12-17-2016, 01:33 PM
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OK pulled it out of the safe and the barrel is totally round, non octagonal at all.


Yes it is was my answer to failing eyes with iron sights.


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Old 12-17-2016, 07:32 PM
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Originally Posted by alleyyooper View Post
OK pulled it out of the safe and the barrel is totally round, non octagonal at all.


Yes it is was my answer to failing eyes with iron sights.


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Hey Al,

What's the twist rate on that rifle? I knew T/C made them, but I've never seen one either.

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Old 12-17-2016, 07:59 PM
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The High Plains Sporter was my first ML'er.
I traded it in on an MK-85 in '93 I think. Super glad I got the MK, but wish I had enough sense back then to have kept the TC. It was a pretty cool gun. I think I bought it in the late 80's. IIRC the twist was 1:48.
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Old 12-18-2016, 01:20 AM
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The twist rate is 1:48 supposed to be a compermised twist. It shot 490 round balls about the same as a sabot with a 240gr. xtp.


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Old 12-20-2016, 01:07 PM
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Sporter.
LOL!

I'v got one, think I asked the same question here at one point- it's a bit of a unicorn.

Round barrel.

Great rifle- a pleasure to carry afield, great shooter w/ Maxi balls out to 100+/- yds and a peep.

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