Kimber Model 82 Government, .22 cal. Single Shot Bolt Action Target Rifle

SOLD FOR: $721.04

WOA#: WY240210TM010

Make: Kimber

Model:  Model 82 Government

Serial Number: GM014924

Year of Manufacture: Modern

Caliber: .22LR

Action Type: Single shot Bolt Action

Markings:  The top of the barrel is marked “KIMBER OF OREGON, INC, CLACKAMAS, OREGON U.S.A.  The left side of the barrel is marked .22LR.  The left side of the receiver is marked “U S/ GM014924/ KIMBER MODEL 82 GOVERNMENT”.

Barrel Length: 25”

Sights / Optics: There are no sights on this rifle but the barrel is drilled and tapped for mounted sights.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock is a heavy walnut target stock that has excellent smooth finish with accessory rail in forearm and adjustable spacers in butt. The LOP measures 12 ½”  from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttstock. The stock rates in Excellent overall condition.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: none

Type of Finish:  Blued

Finish Originality:  Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 99% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows no wear and has been very well maintained. The screw heads are sharp. The pins are unmarred. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Excellent condition.

Mechanics: The action functions properly. We did not fire this rifle. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: None

Our Assessment: The Kimber Model 82 Government in .22 caliber is a precision-crafted single-shot bolt-action target rifle designed for shooters who demand exceptional accuracy and consistency on the range. This rifle is a testament to Kimber’s commitment to quality and performance, with every aspect of its design meticulously engineered to meet the needs of competitive target shooters and enthusiasts.

Chambered in .22 caliber, the Kimber Model 82 Government delivers minimal recoil and superb accuracy, making it an ideal choice for precision target shooting disciplines such as benchrest, smallbore rifle competition, and silhouette shooting. Its single-shot configuration promotes a deliberate and focused shooting experience, encouraging shooters to hone their marksmanship skills and achieve tight groupings at various distances.

The Kimber Model 82 Government features a robust and finely crafted action, a match-grade barrel, and an adjustable trigger, all contributing to its exceptional accuracy potential. Its ergonomic stock design provides shooters with a comfortable and stable platform for consistent shooting, while its sleek lines and classic styling add to its overall appeal. Whether used for competition or recreational shooting, the Kimber Model 82 Government .22 caliber rifle is a precision instrument that embodies excellence in craftsmanship and performance.  Please see our photos and good luck bidding!  C.J.

Kimber Model 82 Government, .22 cal. Single Shot Bolt Action Target Rifle
Kimber Model 82 Government, .22 cal. Single Shot Bolt Action Target Rifle