What Is "Thompson Center Arms?"


Quick Answer

The Thompson/Center Arms Company is a manufacturer of firearms. It produces a range of bolt action rifles, muzzleloaders, interchangeable platforms and compact models, which it primarily markets to hunters.

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The company was founded in 1965 and is currently owned by Smith & Wesson. Thompson/Center's bolt action rifle line consists of the T/C Dimension and Venture. The Venture is available in a blued finish, with a Weather Shield coating, in a compact version and in a camouflage model as the Predator. Its muzzleloader line includes the Pro Hunter FX, Impact, Triumph and Triumph Bone Collector. Its compact line consists of rifles with shorter barrels. Models in this line are the Contender, Impact and Venture Compact.

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