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Thompson Center Encore

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Thompson Center Encore blued 12 inch ribbed barrelThompson Center Encore stainless 15 inch adjustable sights

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Summary: The description, specs, pricing, photo and user ratings for the Thompson Center Encore pistols.

Manufacturer’s Description

Thompson Center‘s Encore is a single-shot pistol chambered in a wide variety of calibers, including:

  • .17 HMR

    Blued with the 12" vent rib barrel and walnut grips.

    Blued with the 12″ vent rib barrel and walnut grips.

  • .204 Ruger
  • .22 LR
  • .22-250
  • .223 Remington
  • .243
  • .270
  • .30-06
  • .308 Winchester
  • .410
  • .44 Magnum
  • .45 LC
  • .45-70
  • .460 SW Magnum
  • .500 SW Magnum
  • 7mm-08 Remington

The Encore is built on an interchangeable platform, allowing you to change calibers by changing barrels, and even convert the pistol into a rifle, muzzleloader or shotgun.

The pistol’s features include:

Blued with the 12" barrel, adjustable sights and walnut grips.

Blued with the 12″ barrel, adjustable sights and walnut grips.

  • A break-open design;
  • a blued or stainless finish;
  • an automatic hammer block safety with a bolt interlock;
  • an adjustable rear sight on the non-ribbed barrels;
  • a ramp front sight on the non-ribbed barrels;
  • an ambidextrous, walnut or rubber finger-groove grip with a matching forend; and
  • an adjustable trigger (for overtravel).

The Specs

Caliber Capacity BBL OAL Width Height Weight
see list above 1 12″ 16.5″ n/a n/a 4.25 lbs.
see list above 1 15″ 19.5″ n/a n/a 4.5 lbs.


MSRP: $600-ish (frame/grips only)

Note: The barrels appear to cost north of $300 retail.

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Stainless with the 15" barrel, adjustable sights and rubber grips.

Stainless with the 15″ barrel, adjustable sights and rubber grips.

Stainless with the 15" vent rib barrel and rubber grips.

Stainless with the 15″ vent rib barrel and rubber grips.

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