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Anschutz Model 64 MP-R Multi-Purpose


Multi-Purpose Bolt-Action Repeating Target Rifle


The Anschutz 64 MP rifle can be coupled with a telescopic sight for accurate vermin game hunting.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 10/3/2017
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Specifications


Year: 1964
Manufacturer(s): Anschutz - Germany
Roles: Manual Repeat-Fire;
Action: Bolt-Action Rifle
Caliber(s): .22LR
Sights: Optional Optics
Overall Length: 1,098 mm (43.23 in)
Weight (Unloaded): 9.04 lb (4.10 kg)
Effective Range: 328 ft (100 m; 109 yd)
Operators: Austria; Belgium; Holland; Italy; Germany; Netherlands; United Kingdom; United States
The German Anschutz Model 64 MP-R was a bolt-action rifle appearing in 1964 and popularized through its use in vermin game hunting and similar outdoor sporting. The system featured an adjustable match, two-stage (single-stage adjustable) trigger, a heavy-duty barrel, the excellent Anschutz Model 64 action and a universal "beavertail" style ergonomically-shaped stock. Well-contoured throughout, the rifle sported a grooved receiver for optional mounting of telescopic sights for accuracy at range or, in its place, a match rear iron sight could be fitted. The rifle could loaded and unloaded with the safety set while the barrel was given an additional groove for an optional front-mounted iron sight. Bolt-action was accomplished with a cam-cocking system through manual-actuation of the bolt-handle in the traditional sense. The action ejected the spent shell casing currently in the firing chamber and introduced a new cartridge from the 5-round magazine. The firearm was chambered for the .22LR, suitable for hunting small game. Overall weight of the Model 64 was approximately 9lbs and the rifle featured a running length of 43.3 inches.






Variants / Models



• Model 64 MP-R Multi-Purpose - Base Series Designation
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