Thompson Center R-55 All Weather 21” .17 Mach 2 Semi-Auto Rifle

SOLD FOR: $704.13

WOA#: WY240130JN011

Make: Thompson Center

Model: R-55 All Weather

Serial Number: S 2043

Year of Manufacture: Modern

Caliber: .17 Mach 2

Action Type: Semi-Automatic, Detachable Mag Fed.

Markings: The top of the rifle is marked “R-55 ALL WEATHER”.  The left side of the barrel is marked “BEFORE USING GUN READ INSTRUCTION MANUAL AVAILABLE FREE FROM / -THOMPSON/CENTER ARMS, ROCHESTER, NH, USA- 17 MACH 2 Only”.  The left side of the receiver is marked “S 2043”.  The right side of the scope base is marked “LEUPOLD”.

Barrel Length: 21”.

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a red fiber optic rod screwed to the barrel.  The rear sight is a fully adjustable u-notch on an escalator fixed to the barrel.  The top of the receiver is mounted with a Leupold base set with two stainless scope rings.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock is a one piece synthetic stock with textured semi-pistol grip, cheek piece, polymer buttplate with trap door for extra magazine storage compartment (not included), textured forend with finger grooves and two sling studs.  The stock is in Excellent condition.  There is no wear at all outside of loose storage marks.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: One Thompson Center 10rd .22LR magazine in Excellent condition.

Type of Finish: Stainless

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no visible erosion in the bore.  In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 10/10.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 99% of its finish. The balance of the finish shows minimal wear. The screw heads are sharp and pins are unmarred. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Excellent condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. 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: This rifle comes with a total of one magazine.

Our Assessment:  The Thompson Center R-55 All Weather .17 Mach 2 is a standout rifle designed for precision and durability under various environmental conditions. Chambered for the .17 Mach 2 cartridge, known for its high velocity and flat trajectory, this rifle is ideally suited for varmint hunting and target shooting, providing shooters with exceptional accuracy over long distances. The “All Weather” designation of the R-55 points to its design features that ensure reliable performance in adverse weather conditions, including a synthetic stock that resists moisture and temperature changes, and a stainless steel barrel that offers corrosion resistance and longevity.

The R-55’s action is built with precision in mind, featuring a blowback operation that ensures smooth cycling of ammunition and a crisp, consistent trigger that aids in achieving tight groupings at extended ranges. Its heavy barrel contributes to the rifle’s stability and accuracy, making it a favored choice among those who require pinpoint precision in their shooting disciplines. Additionally, the Thompson Center R-55 All Weather .17 Mach 2 is appreciated for its ergonomic design, which provides a comfortable and secure grip, enhancing the overall shooting experience. Whether for competitive shooting, pest control, or small game hunting, the R-55 All Weather stands out as a high-quality, reliable firearm capable of meeting the demands of serious shooters.  Please see our photos and good luck on your bid! – L.S.

Thompson Center R-55 All Weather 21” .17 Mach 2 Semi-Auto Rifle
Thompson Center R-55 All Weather 21” .17 Mach 2 Semi-Auto Rifle