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June 6, 2008

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Mossberg’s Thumbhole Stock and Tipdown Forend Rifles

North Haven, CT – Mossberg International puts the “Fun” back in “Functional” with their newly released Thumbhole Stock and Tipdown Series of rimfire rifles.

Expanding its popular line of rimfire rifles, the Thumbhole/Tipdown stock is sure to be a “must have” for the aspiring shooter. Offered in .22 LR autoloading (702 Plinkster), .22 LR bolt-action (802 Plinkster) and .17 HMR (817) models, the Thumbhole/Tipdown rimfire rifle is the perfect go anywhere kind of gun, with the built-in features normally found on rifles that cost far more. The stock provides a vertical, pistol like grip for both hands, which anatomically and ergonomically offers the most natural positions for the human hand to assume when holding a rifle to the shoulder. This results in a more natural positioning of the hands and a comfort level more conducive to accurate shooting, be it from the prone, kneeling, sitting or off-hand positions. Whether your idea of fun is serious marksmanship practice, chasing small game or just plinking around, the Plinkster Thumbhole/Tipdown model fits the bill.



Mossberg 702 / 802 / 817 Thumbhole/Tipdown Rifles – Key Features

  • Select 702 / 802 / 817 rimfire models now offered with synthetic thumbhole stock with tipdown forend;
  • Available in blued or brushed chrome finish;
  • Convenient cross bolt safety and magazine release buttons;
  • Detachable 10-round magazine (702, 802), Detachable 5-round magazine (817);
  • Fully adjustable rifle sights (702 & 802 models only);
  • Includes a free gun lock;
  • One-Year limited warranty
  • For complete details on the Mossberg International rimfire Thumbhole / Tipdown rimfire rifle line, please call your local Mossberg dealer or visit us online at www.mossberg.com

    Reader Comments

    I have a 702 Plinkster, and would love to get a thumbhole stock for it, but cannot find one anywhere. Any ideas as to where to get one?


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