New: POF Tombstone 9mm Lever-Motion Rifle

Lever-action rifles have skilled a large resurgence in recognition over the previous few years, and it is not laborious to see why. Whereas they’re clearly not as combat-effective as fashionable semi-auto rifles just like the AR-15, lever weapons can be utilized very successfully for looking something from varmints (in pistol-caliber kind) to large sport (in rifle calibers akin to .30-30 and .45-70). Additionally, in states and nations the place semi-auto rifles are closely restricted, lever-action rifles often aren’t topic to the identical invasive guidelines, even when geared up with fashionable options. Above all, they’re merely enjoyable to shoot, as evidenced each time we take our Marlin 336 Darkish Collection challenge to the vary. POF USA has introduced its personal entry into the modernized lever-action rifle market with the brand new Tombstone 9mm carbine.

POF USA Tombstone 9mm Carbine

The brand new POF USA Tombstone is a contemporary, lever-action, pistol caliber carbine (PCC). POF says it is “initially supplied” in 9mm, however this language tells us different pistol calibers could also be obtainable sooner or later. From entrance to again, it includes a free-float, fluted, 16.5-inch barrel with a two-chamber muzzle brake over customary 1/2×28 threads. The barrel is surrounded by a ten.5-inch Modular Receiver Rail (M.R.R.) which incorporates M-LOK slots, Picatinny rail sections, and QD sockets for a sling.

Ghost ring sights are constructed into the rail system, however we suspect most customers will set up a purple dot sight as proven in these photographs.

Magazines & Controls

The receiver includes a magwell and button launch for the removable 9mm magazines, that are a proprietary POF USA design appropriate with the Tombstone and Phoenix collection. Normal Tombstone fashions embrace one 20-round magazine; Colorado-compliant fashions embrace a 10-round magazine as an alternative. Further 35-round magazines are additionally obtainable individually.

This rifle’s guide of arms must be considerably acquainted to anybody who has used lever weapons prior to now. It begins with a proprietary 3.5-pound, single-stage, flat-face set off. The Tombstone’s hammer has the half-cocked place many lever-gun customers will already be accustomed to. There’s additionally a shotgun-style cross-bolt security on the rear of the aluminum receiver. The lever is contoured to suit a normal Magpul SGA shotgun inventory, which presents the power to simply accept size of pull spacers, cheekpieces, and QD sockets from Magpul.

Complete weight of the Tombstone is 5.75 kilos, and complete size is 36 inches. MSRP is firmly positioned within the premium finish of the spectrum — $1,962 for black variants and $2,097 for FDE tan variants. Further magazines are $35 every.

Teaser Video

We’re to get our fingers on the brand new POF USA Tombstone later this month at SHOT Present, and we hope to evaluate one sooner or later as properly. Within the meantime, take a look at the video beneath from POF’s YouTube to see the Tombstone in motion.

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