Taylor’s & Co. — a Winchester, Virginia based importer and distributor of high-quality black powder and cartridge firearms and accessories — unveiled the new 1873 Ladies & Youth Carbine Version II specifically for smaller shooters.
The popular lever-action features a 16 1/8-inch barrel, with a shortened stock for a shorter length of pull. This is the first time Uberti has manufactured a model with a shortened length of pull for Taylor’s & Co.
The Ladies & Youth Carbine Version II features a tapered round barrel for lighter weight and is chambered in .357Mag/.38 Sp.
As it will hold 10 rounds of .38 Sp ammunition, the Ladies & Youth Carbine Version II is ideal for Cowboy Action Shooting. This handy rifle is also ideal for persons of shorter stature and youth shooters that experience discomfort using heavier, lengthy standard 1873 lever-action rifles.
The rubber butt pad on the walnut stock increases comfort along with upgrades such as a leather stock cover and gold bead sight. The shortened length of pull (less than 12.8 inches) on the Ladies & Youth Version II, will be more accommodating, allowing for ease of use and increased comfort.
The carbine is also available without the leather stock cover and gold bead sight.
“The Ladies & Youth Carbine Version II is the first lightened carbine ideal for a type of shooter that other 1873 Rifles do not accommodate,” said Tammy Loy, CEO of Taylor’s & Co., Inc., in a release. “We have worked with Uberti to bring this innovative lever-action to the market in 2013, and now have improved it this year to meet shooters’ requests.”
The Ladies & Youth Carbine Version II starts at $1,270.
For more information on the Ladies & Youth Carbine Version II and other products from Tarlor’s & Co., please visit http://www.taylorsfirearms.com.