Whether rifle, pistol or otherwise, the T/C Encore offers shooters precision and flexibility.

SHOT 2015: Encore Pro Hunter Now Offered as Complete Package

Whether as a rifle or pistol, Thompson Center is now offering its Encore Pro Hunter as fully assembled firearm. Even with the iconic single shot completely put together, the option to customize the platform and caliber are still available.

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Thompson/Center’s Humble Beginnings

A man, a garage, and the idea for a firearm–for Thompson/Center, such meager beginnings proved to be the foundation for a most unique gun company. “For Kenneth Thompson, a New York toolmaker, the end of WWII marked the birth of his own firm. From his Long Island garage, he shipped molds and tooling for...

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Former Thompson/Center Employees Form New Gun Manufacturer

  Rochester, New York, lost about 200 manufacturing jobs last year when gun maker Thompson/Center Arms was relocated to Massachusetts by its parent company, Smith & Wesson. Now, some former T/C employees have formed a startup business, LHR Sporting Arms, LLC, and plan to manufacturer long-guns for hunters and target shooters. As Foster’s Daily...