|This frame, with its Pachmeyr furniture will accept
a good many barrels. Here the .223 Rem which has
to be a real favorite. When rested this can all
but equal or outshoot a Ruger 77 MkII rifle at 100
yards! Only two other barrels at present - the 44
Magnum and a .45LC/.410.
The Redfield 'scope is good but shares the usual
problem of extended eye relief 'scopes maintaining
a solid sight picture if deviating one's eye out
of 'scope alignment. Recoil is modest and the trigger
is a dream pretty much as one might expect.
On a shooting session with a friend, the computer
hard drive below was 'perforated'' by five shots
from the Contender and five from the other guy's
Encore at 100 yards. Not an east target to see in
less than good light but - the results speak for