Model: Model 82
Serial Number: 3587
Year of Manufacture: Modern
Caliber: .22 LR
Action Type: Bolt Action Rifle, Magazine Fed.
Markings: The top of the barrel is marked "Kimber Of Oregan, Inc., Clackamas, Oregon, U.S.A.". The left side of the barrel is marked "Cal 22 L R". The left side of the frame is marked "3587 / Kimber / Model 82".
Barrel Length: 22"
Sights / Optics: This rifle is mounted with an integral frame rail for scope mounting. There are no provisions for iron sights.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are lightly finished checkered wood. There are very few marks or scratches in the wood and the checkering is just a bit worn – though still sharp. The LOP measures 13 1/2" to the end of the checkered steel plate. The stocks rate in about Excellent overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blue
Finish Originality: Factory Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no pitting or erosion in the bore.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 97% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows almost no wear. The set pin at the forward rail has been drifted out and back in once, this has left a mark on each side. Otherwise, this rifle is very sharp with no thinning or scratching and just minor signs of wear. The Screw heads are sharp. The markings are crisp. Overall, this rifle rates in about Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We have not fired this rifle.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: One 5-round magazine is included.
Our Assessment: Please follow this link to learn about this gun: http://www.thecmp.org/Sales/kimber82desc.htm
"Top quality U.S.-made smallbore target rifles have been a scarce commodity for many years. Winchester decided in the late 1970s that annual sales of the legendary Model 52 target gun, seldom numbering in the hundreds, were insufficient to justify continued production.
Since then the 40X rifles made in Remington's custom shop have been the only smallbore guns made by a major U.S. manufacturer. German makers, especially Anschutz, have dominated the field. Most U.S. manufacturers have abandoned the smallbore target rifle, but a government contract helped Kimber.
With the help of a big U.S. government contract, Kimber of Oregon has set out to change the situation. The firm won a contract to make 20,000.22 rimfire target rifles, all capable of firing .700" or smaller groups at 50 yds. with target ammunition.
With completion of government deliveries near, Kimber now is offering the gun to the civilian market." And here it is...
CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable: This rifle can be transferred in California.
|Payment and Shipping Instructions:|
UPS Insured shipping will cost $30. To reduce the likelihood of damage during shipping, we may disassemble long guns by removing stocks when it is possible & easy and will not damage the wood or screws. We will also break down takedowns. We have had problems with rough carrier handling breaking the stocks at the wrist, and since we have begun to disassemble, we have not had any breakage. All parts will be individually wrapped. If you would prefer to not have your item disassembled, please let us know as soon as you win the bid.
Your item will be shipped within 1 week of receipt of good funds, usually the next day. You will receive an automatic notification with a tracking number upon shipment, to let you know that we have received funds. If you are in Southern California, you are welcome to pick your item up and complete the transfer at our shop in Simi Valley (M-F, 8-5).
This gun can only be shipped to an FFL, and it will be shipped from an FFL. It is your responsibility to ensure that the gun is legal to own and receive in your area. Please include a copy of your dealer’s license with payment. We will need CFLC numbers for CA FFL’s to ship a firearm within California. We are FFL dealers and comply with all Federal, State and Local laws.
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