Scheutzen Rifle

A German Scheutzen Rifle    (Photo by James Julia, Inc.)

Ballard Scheutzen Rifle


A Winchester Model 885 High Wall Scheutzen Rifle.  (Photo: R L Wilson, Winchester, an American Legend)

Scheutzen Rifle - A single-shot rifle of German conception for off-hand target shooting. Typically heavy, with long (often fluted octagonal) barrel, high comb with prominent sculptured cheekpiece, palm rest and extended-curve buttplate.


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