Gun Report

Thompson Center Encore .243 Win.

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The most accurate gun in our test was also the most versatile.

Thompson Center Encore .243 Win.

Gun Details

Manufacturer
Model Name
Model Number
Hunting
Competition
Price
Caliber/Gauge
Caliber Plus Cartridge
Capacity
Weight Unloaded
Warranty
Overall Length
Barrel Length
Sight Radius
Overall Height
Front Strap Height
Back Strap Height
Maximum Width
Grip Thickness Max
Grip Circumference Max
Frame Material
Barrel Material
Grip Material
Trigger Pull Single
Trigger Span Single

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Pulling back on the trigger guard exposes the chamber with the rim locator offering the spent case. The hammer will only contact the firing pin when the trigger is pulled.
The Encore is shipped with iron sights as standard equipment.
The Encore hinges on a large pin that is captured by the wooden forend. This makes it easy to change to different barrels, sold separately for $288.

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