Sunday Gunday: New Savage A22 Takedown Rimfire Rifle
Savage recently released an innovative version of its popular A22 rimfire rifle. The new A22 Takedown separates quickly and easily into two units, with a simple quarter-turn (90-degree) rotation of the fore-end. This allows the A22 Takedown to easily transport in a pack when camping or hunting. Or stow the gun conveniently in your vehicle. Separating this A22 Takedown into two parts is as simple as a twist.
The new A22 Takedown ($479.99 MSRP) has some other cool storage features. The cheek-piece lifts up to provide storage for three, (3) 10-round rotary-style magazines. In addition, the A22 Takedown has a dry storage compartment in the pistol grip that can hold patches or other small accessories, such as earplugs.
Savage A22 Takedown Key Features:
Semi-automatic .22 LR carbon steel action
Easy tool-less takedown configuration
User-adjustable AccuTrigger (3-5 lbs.)
18″ carbon steel barrel, 1:16″-twist
Magazine compartment in cheek riser
Storage compartment in pistol grip
10-round rotary flush magazines
Picatinny rail with sight channel
Weight 6.3 lbs.
What Are the Advantages of a Takedown Rifle?
The first big advantage of a takedown rifle is that it can be stored in a smaller space and you don’t need a long case to carry in the field. Fully assembled, the Savage A22 Takedown is 36.875″ long.