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Back-Country .22

New Back-Country .22 Poster

Posted by Dave Allee on


We received an incredibly inspiring email from a customer last week about the Backcountry .22 that he purchased for he and his son: "For the almost two months that we've had it, the stock has continued to intrigue us as much as it did the first day... it has prompted [my son] to focus more on his marksmanship and he plans to use it hunting whenever Pennsylvania's small game season rolls around." If that doesn't summarize why we built this thing, nothing will...! Here's a 1950's Hunting Magazine Inspired advertisement for the Back-Country .22 Conversion Kit, available now as an 8" x 10" poster.

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Back-Country .22 Conversion Kit

Posted by Dave Allee on


Here's a little visual breakdown of how the Conversion Kits work.  We have a version designed for the Crickett .22LR or Savage Rascal. Be certain you select the correct action when you check out, the inletting is 100% unique to each version. This Conversion Kit takes an off the shelf youth rifle, and makes it into a handy back country survival rifle or casual target gun. This conversion kit replaces the manufacturer's factory stock with a slimmer, break-down version that makes for more convenient packing and carrying in the back-country.  The length of pull is also more suitable for an adult, whereas the factory stocks are very small, intended for youth. All in all, it makes for a handy, handsome...

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Carrizo Plain
Back-Country .22

Posted by Dave Allee on


We've been hard at work building Back-Country .22 conversion kits recently, but we took two days to break the routine, and enjoy them in the field.   The Back-Country .22 stemmed from a conversation about a simple, minimalistic rifle for backpacking.  I had seen some things on the internet that I thought were a bit too minimal and utility in design.  We set out to strike a balance of form and function, and create a simple back-country rifle that suited our stylistic preferences. (Which coincides heavily with mediums we are comfortable working in.) The weekend trip to the Carrizo Plain National Monument was a opportunity to just plink away, and remind ourselves of why we built these in the first...

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