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duelist1954 04-07-2013 10:49 AM

Taylor's .44 Mag 1892 Alaskan Rifle
In this video I get to shoot Taylor's & Company's .44 Magnum 1892 Alaskan lever action, takedown rifle. I really enjoyed shooting this rifle. It is equipped with an excellent, barrel-mounted, aperture sight, made by Skinner Sights in Montana. I found the rifle to be quick handling with a smooth action. My full review will be in the November 2013 issue of "Rifle Firepower" magazine.

HockaLouis 04-07-2013 02:58 PM

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Mike, I see you're making the rounds with this announcement: comparing and contrasting it to the old Alaskan Copilot, right?

duelist1954 04-07-2013 05:58 PM

Yeah. Of course the C0-pilot is chambered in .45-70. I love playing with their stuff at SHOT, but I've never had one for T&E. Is this one yours?

HockaLouis 04-07-2013 09:32 PM

I wish! I could swing the parkerized one I 'spose. I would like to see low, compact, scout-mount optics on the Chiappa as well as dual diopter iron sights (ghost ring and long distance i.e. an A/R) for backup. Would be a dream if it were, I dunno, synthetic stocked, octagonal to ported round, and chambered in .357 Maximum too!

You sure shot yours perfectly!

duelist1954 04-07-2013 10:08 PM

The Chiappas are drilled and tapped to mount long eye relief scopes on the barrel, just like the Co-Pilots.

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