Posted: 6/5/2002 10:26:39 AM EST
Have any members ever seen a IMI 357 Timberwolf? Man I like one for a truck rifle.
IMI Timber Wolf
Taking a rifle out into the woods is a pleasure that's just not enjoyed enough anymore.
Perhaps that's because a handy, comfortable-to-carry, woods rifle hasn't been available for decades. Action Arms' new Timber Wolf has changed all that. Here again is a well-balanced, offhand rifle that rides at one's side, almost weightlessly, throughout a leisurely walk under a forest canopy.
The classic woods rifle - revisited
The new Timber Wolf brings together a combination of the style and features of slide-action rifles of an earlier era: A time when quality and workmanship were hallmarks of firearms manufacturing. It was also a time when life's pace allowed sportsmen a relaxed afternoon of "woods loafing."
The new Timber Wolf makes a great companion for your favorite revolver
Chambered in the popular .357 Magnum cartridge, this slide-action carbine is light weight, and it takes down to be even easier to pack along. Its carbine-length barrel squeezes every bit of performance out of any magnum load, and it's just over 18 inches long.
Classic looks don't compromise modern technology and features
The Timber Wolf's slim lines and walnut stock are reminiscent of a bygone era, but features like integral scope bases and a sear-locking safety assure that this is a rifle for today. Naturally, open iron sights are included. The milled receiver and barrel meet the same rigid specifications Israel Military Industries builds into all of their firearms, including the legendary UZI.
Your next rifle ought to be one you'll shoot a lot.
The Timber Wolf is fun to shoot. It shoots .38 Special or .357 Magnum, and it is as much at home on an indoor range as it is in the woods. It takes down and is easy to carry. Weighing only around five and a half pounds, the Timber Wolf has all of the features that make a rifle classic. Ask to see one, feel its balance and find out for yourself.
Information courtesy of Action Arms, Ltd., circa 1989.
© REMTEK 2001
Have seen exactly one, at a gun shop I worked at 12 years ago. The stock on these was adjustable and the one we had was loose. No amount of tinkering could get it tightened. I don't recall the price tag, but I seem to remember it being expensive, more than I thought it was worth.
Haven't seen one since, but haven't really looked for one either.
I have (somewhere) a line-folder of about six pages that introduced the Timberwolf and showed the balance of the Galil line as well.
Personally I've never seen one in the flesh, uh steel, but did see one for sale maybe three or four months ago - think maybe it was on subguns. Of course I don't remember the price or any particulars.
My father has one.
He really likes it. It's not hella accurate, but it's about what you'd expect out of a .357 carbine. No recoil to speak of.
I only wish I could find on in .44 MAG
I've heard that they made only 100 in .44 mag, but that could be another internet rumor. I've shot a couple, they were as accurate as any lever action I've seen. There's one in the 6/7 Gun List, nib, $750...pricey.
I lust after one for my truck.
I had one a couple of years ago. Shot well but was kind of heavy for a 357 rifle. Had a Marlin 357 and liked it quite a bit more than the Timber Wolf. One thing I really did'nt like was you had to shoot it completely empty before you could reload it. Could'nt be topped off like a shotgun.
Torakan, may I ask how much you paid for your Timberwolf? Thanks guys for the info Am-O-Tramp
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