sharps rifle

Hunters, settlers and soldiers boosted their reach and firepower with metallic cartridges and Sharps rifles. Even today, the renowned rifle is popular looking to connect with distant targets.

Going the Distance with the Sharps Rifle

Hunters, settlers and soldiers boosted their reach and firepower with metallic cartridges and Sharps rifles. And while the design is more than 150-years-old, it's still is holding its own.

Sharpshooting buffalo hunters of the Old West. The Sharps rifles and cartridges were instrumental in bringing the population of the wild American buffalo to its knees

Gun Quotes: Praise for the Sharps Rifle

  Sharpshooting: A buffalo market hunter of yore attests to the prowess of the Sharps rifle and cartridges. “The time I made my biggest kill, I lay on a slight ridge, behind a tuft of weeds 100 yards from a bunch of a thousand buffaloes that had come a long distance to a creek,...