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Thompson Center G2 Contender

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Thompson Center G2 Contender stainless adjustable sights 14 inch barrelThompson Center G2 Contender blued adjustable sights right side

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Summary: The description, specs, pricing, photo and user ratings for the Thompson Center G2 Contender pistols.

Manufacturer’s Description

Thompson Center‘s G2 Contender is a single-shot pistol chambered in a wide variety of calibers, including:

The 12" blued barrel with adjustable sights.

The 12″ blued model with adjustable sights.

  • .17 HMR
  • .204 Ruger
  • .22 Hornet
  • .22 LR
  • .223 Remington
  • .30/30 Winchester
  • .357 Magnum
  • .410
  • .45 LC
  • .44 Magnum
  • .45-70
  • 6.8mm Remington
  • 7-30 Waters

The G2 Contender is built on an interchangeable platform, allowing you to change calibers by changing barrels and even convert the pistol into a rifle.

The pistol’s features include:

  • A break-open design;
  • a drilled and tapped barrel (for scope mounts);
  • a hammer with a manual firing pin selector, allowing you to use rimfire and centerfire barrels on the same frame;

    The 14" stainless model with adjustable sights.

    The 14″ stainless model with adjustable sights.

  • an adjustable rear sight;
  • a ramp front sight blade;
  • an ambidextrous, walnut or rubber finger-groove grip with a matching forend; and
  • an automatic hammer-block safety with a bolt interlock.

The Specs

Caliber Capacity BBL OAL Width Height Weight
see list above 1 12″ 15.5″ n/a n/a 3.5 lbs.
see list above 1 14″ 17.5″ n/a n/a 3.75 lbs.


MSRP: $523 (for blued frame with walnut grips and forend)
MSRP: $548 (for stainless frame with rubber grips and forend)

Note: Barrels cost roughly $250–$300

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The 14" blued and ribbed barrel.

The 14″ blued and ribbed barrel.

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