Why is it called a pistol grip?

Around the end of the 19th and into the 20th century, rifles began to be made with a “pistol grip” that let the shooter hold the firing hand in a more comfortable, natural position. Still had the problem that your shoulder was down there, and the barrel was up there; and when you shot the rifle the thing would flip up.

Which grip is known as pistol grip?

In firearms, the pistol grip is located behind the trigger and generally hold by the hand that operates the trigger. Rifles and shotguns without pistol grips are generally referred to as having “straight” or “upland” (shotguns only) style stocks.

What was the first rifle with a pistol grip?

The first rifle ever to use a pistol grip was the DELVIGNE PATENT rifle made by LESOINNE ET PIRLOT FILS, LIEGE in 1840.

What is a rifle with a pistol grip?

Delvigne patent rifle. The pistol grip is the portion of the mechanism that is held by the hand and orients the hand in a manner similar to the position one would take with a conventional pistol such as the M1911. The pistol grip often serves multiple functions, such as a magazine housing or tool storage.

Is the Marlin 60 a reliable rifle?

The Marlin 60 is a reliable rifle in all kinds of applications. With a reliable rifle, you need the best accessories to ensure it stays that way for as long as possible. A stock is one of the most important accessories on any rifle because it gives you stability and all kinds of control so your shots are consistently accurate every time.

Can you install a Marlin 60 stock yourself?

If you’re installing a wood stock, follow the instructions that are included in order to install it yourself. If you’re looking for a Marlin 60 stock, your search may not take long if you consider one of the five products above.

Does the Marlin® 795/60 stock ship to New Jersey?

We will not ship this stock to anyone with a BILLING and/or SHIPPING address in New Jersey and New York. A lightweight folding stock for the Marlin® 795 / 60 rifle.

What kind of gun stocks does Marlin make?

Marlin Semi Finish Gun Stocks, Marlin Rifle Forends, Marlin Lever Action Stocks and Froends, Marlin Antique Stocks and Forends, Marlin Synthetic Stocks, Marlin Checkered Gun Stocks, Marlin smoooth Gun Stocks, Marlin Semi Finish Gun Stocks, Marlin Obsoelte Lever Action Gun Stocks, Marlin Over and Under Shotgun Stocks, Marlin 22 Rifle Gun Stocks.