T/C® Compass® Rifle Now Shipping to Retailers across the Nation

T/C® Compass® Rifle Now Shipping to Retailers across the Nation
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Celebrate by Entering the “Follow Your Compass Dream Truck
Giveaway” Sweepstakes

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (July 19, 2016) – Thompson/Center Arms™ today announced that the newest addition to the T/C firearms family, the T/C Compass, an affordable, feature-rich, bolt-action rifle, is now shipping to retailers across the United States.

“The new T/C Compass rifle was developed with premium features to deliver a highly-capable bolt-action rifle that can match any budget. The rifles are shipping now, giving consumers plenty of time to mount optics and bring them to the range for sighting in before this year’s hunting season,” said Danielle Sanville, Brand Manager for Thompson/Center Arms.

The T/C Compass rifle blends American-made craftsmanship and value into a professional grade, bolt-action rifle. The T/C Compass rifle features an adjustable trigger, pillar bedded action, and a free-floated 5R rifled barrel with guaranteed MOA accuracy. Other features include an easy-to-accessorize threaded muzzle, a lightweight textured synthetic stock with raised cheek piece, three-position safety, and 60-degree bolt lift for increased scope clearance. Additionally, the T/C Compass rifle ships with a flush-fit rotary magazine and is equipped with Weaver-style bases for easy scope mounting. With an MSRP of $399, the T/C Compass rifle is a great choice that will fit any budget. The T/C Compass rifle is manufactured in the United States and includes a limited lifetime warranty.

• Adjustable trigger offers a crisp release for precision shooting.
• Ergonomic, lightweight stock combines a classic look with modern contours and textured grip panels.
• Soft rubber recoil pad gives maximum felt recoil reduction.
• Three-lug 60 degree lift bolt provides good scope clearance and a smooth, easy cycling action.
• Aluminum pillar bedding with a bedding system that positively locates the receiver and free-floats the barrel for outstanding accuracy.
• Button-rifled barrel, with 5R rifling – that provides outstanding accuracy and easy cleaning.
• Features an easy-to-use 3-position safety (with bolt lock) that provides positive tactile feel, clear visibility and easy access.
• Detachable (5-round standard calibers, 4-round magnum calibers) rotary magazine fits flush with the stock and provides smooth feeding.
• Receiver is drilled and tapped for scope mounting (Weaver-style bases included) and comes with sling swivel studs.
• Visit http://www.tcarms.com/firearms/bolt-action-rifles/t-c-compass-rifles/t-c-compass for more information, reviews, spec sheets and owner’s manual.

To celebrate the shipping of the T/C Compass rifle, Thompson/Center Arms is launching the “Follow Your Compass Dream Truck Giveaway” Sweepstakes. Consumers purchasing a new T/C Compass rifle will be given the chance to enter to win a custom 2016 RAM 2500 Crew Cab 4×4. No purchase is necessary to enter or win the sweepstakes. One randomly chosen winner of the “Follow Your Compass Truck Giveaway” will receive 2016 RAM 2500 Crew Cab 4×4 that has been upgraded with a 6.7 L Cummins Turbo Diesel Engine, 35” BF Goodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 tires, a Fabtech 2.5” Suspension system, a custom front and rear bumper with LED light kit, Superwinch TigerShark 11,500 lb. winch, and a 2-drawer TruckVault. The 2016 RAM 2500 Crew Cab 4×4 is a complement to the impeccable T/C Compass rifle.

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The “Follow Your Compass Dream Truck Giveaway” Sweepstakes opens for entry on July 15th, 2016 at 12:00AM and closes on December 31st, 2016 at 11:59PM. For more information on the “Follow Your Compass Dream Truck Giveaway”, visit www.tcarms.com/dreamtruckgiveaway. Subject to official rules.

For more information on the T/C family of bolt-action rifles, including the new T/C Compass rifle, please visit www.tcarms.com.

About Smith & Wesson
Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: SWHC) is a leading provider of quality products for the shooting and outdoor enthusiast, delivering a broad portfolio of quality firearms and hunting and shooting accessories, to the global consumer and professional markets. The company’s firearms division brands include Smith & Wesson®, M&P®, and Thompson/Center Arms™. As a leading provider of shooting, reloading, gunsmithing, and gun cleaning supplies, the company’s accessories division produces innovative, high-quality products under several brands, including Caldwell® Shooting Supplies, Wheeler® Engineering, Tipton® Gun Cleaning Supplies, Frankford Arsenal® Reloading Tools, Lockdown® Vault Accessories, and Hooyman® Premium Tree Saws. The company’s manufacturing services division provides forging, machining, and precision plastic service for outside businesses. Smith & Wesson facilities are located in Massachusetts, Maine, Connecticut, and Missouri. For more information on Smith & Wesson, call (800) 331-0852 or log on to www.smith-wesson.com.

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