Savage Arms announces a new cutting-edge rimfire survival and outdoor rifle: the A22 Takedown fires the old trustworthy .22 Long Rifle cartridge, easily strips in two parts for convenient transportation or storage, and features plenty of secure storage space in the grip and buttstock for additional ammunition and other accessories
Freshly announced on the north American market, the Savage Arms A22 Takedown .22 Long Rifle semi-automatic rifle is the latest, most interesting alternative for a wide array of potential customers, from sport shooters to leisure and competition plinkers, from first-time gun buyers to small-game hunters, as well as getting your bases covered when it comes to grabbing a reliable pest control instrument or a great survival and utility gun for your travels in the great outdoors.
A simple and reliable rimfire blowback-operated rifle, the Savage Arms A22 Takedown is also extremelu portable, weighing in at approximately 2,8 kilograms (6.3 lbs) when ready to use.
The takedown capability is the prime feature of the new Savage Arms rimfire rifle: the A22 Takedown easily breaks down in two components for convenient storage or transportation. Once the magazine is removed and the bolt is locked back in the open position, you will only need to firmly grasp the handguard and turn the whole front assembly ninety degrees clockwise to remove the barrel from the receiver.
Likewise, you can easily and quickly put the Savage Arms A22 Takedown carbine back together for use.
The receiver, the 457 mm / 18" long barrel and the 0 MOA see-through Picatinny rail of the Savage Arms A22 Takedown rifle are manufactured out of high luster black carbon steel; all the rest is made out of black high strength polymer.
The takedown capability makes the new A22 a great option for all camping, backpacking and outdoors enthusiasts. Additionally, the Savage Arms A22 Takedown carbine features an adjustable cheek riser and a vast storage space in the stock, protected by a flip-up lid and divided in three compartments to host extra magazines and ammunition, cleaning and maintenance kits, and the like.
A dry storage compartment, protected by a secure plug, is located within the grip for those accessories that may require extra protection, such as spare batteries for optics or navigational instruments.
The Savage Arms A22 Takedown semi-automatic carbine feeds through detachable 10-rounds rotary magazines, and features a cross-bolt manual safety and the Company's own AccuTrigger, manually adjustable by the user between 3 and 5 pounds in weight – that's 1,3 to 2,2 kilograms approx.
The Savage Arms A22 Takedown semi-automatic rimfire rifle stands at approximately 93 cm (36.8") in overall length when assembled, and among its additional features are a protected muzzle thread for silencers, compensators or flash hiders, and a set of sling swivel lugs.
MSRP for the US market is set at $479,00; for information concerning local availability and pricing outside of north America, please refer to your national authorized Savage Arms distributor.