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"A .22 For Christmas"

How the Gun Industry Designs and Markets Firearms for Children and Youth

Appendix: Youth Model Firearms

The following list of youth model firearms was compiled from magazine articles, advertisements, as well as manufacturer catalogs, and details information available from these sources. While not a comprehensive collection of all youth guns available, it illustrates the scope of the effort by the gun industry to market firearms to children.


Rifles

Manufacturer Model Caliber Weight Barrel Length Capacity
Anschutz 1451 Sporter Target 22 6.3 lbs. 22" 10 shots
. 1451 Beavertail 22 6.6 lbs. 22" 5 shots
Armscor Model 12Y 22 4 lbs. 18.38" single shot
. Model 14Y 22 5 lbs. 18.38" 6 shots
Browning Micro Hunter 22, 223, 7mm, 260, 308, 243 6.25 lbs. 20" 5 shots
. Buck Mark Sporter 22 4.13 lbs. 18" 10+1 shots
Connecticut Valley Arms Youth Hunter 50 5 lbs. 24" muzzleloader
CZ Scout Youth Rifle 22 4 lbs. 16.2" 10 shots
Charles Daly Field True Youth 22 3.5 lbs. 16.25" single shot
. Field Youth Repeater 22 4.75 lbs. 17.5" 6 shots
Henry Repeating Arms Company Henry Lever Youth Model 22 22 4.5 lbs. . .
. Golden Boy 22 9.75 lbs. 20" 16 shots
. Mini Bolt 22 22 3.25 lbs. 16.25" single shot
Kimber Classic 22 6.5 lbs. 22" 5 shots
Marlin Model 15YN 22 4.25 lbs. 16.25" single shot
New England Firearms Superlight Handi-Rifle Youth 22, 223, 243 5.3 lbs. 20" .
. Handi-Rifle Youth 223, 243 7 lbs. 22" .
. Sportster Youth 22 5.3 lbs. 20" .
Remington Arms Model 700 ADL Synthetic Youth 243, 308 6.75 lbs. 20" 4 shots
. Model 700 ML Youth 50 7.25 lbs. 21" .
Rogue Rifle Co. Chipmunk 22 2.5 lbs. 16" .
Savage Arms Model 10GY, 110GY 223, 243, 308, 270 6.2 lbs. 22" 4 shots
. Model Mark I-GY 22 5 lbs. 19" single shot

 

Shotguns

Manufacturer Model Gauge Weight Barrel Length Capacity
Benelli USA Montefeltro Short Stock 20 5.3 lbs 24" 4+1 shots
Beretta AL391 Urika Youth 20 5.7 lbs. 24-26" 2-3 shots
Browning BPS Micro 20 Gauge 20 6 lbs, 11oz. 22" 4-5 shots
Harrington & Richardson NWTF Youth Turkey Gun 20 5 lbs. 22" .
. Topper Jr. 20, .410 5-6 lbs. 22" .
. Topper Jr. Classic 20, 28, .410 5-6 lbs. 22" .
New England Firearms Pardner Youth 20, 28, .410 5.5 lbs 22" single shot
. NRA Foundation Youth 20, 28, .410 5.5 lbs 22" single shot
. Turkey Camo Youth 20 5.5 lbs 22" single shot
Mossberg Model 500 Field Bantam 20, .410 6 -6.5 lbs 22 - 24" 6 shots
. Model 500 Slugster Bantam Deer 20 6.5 lbs. 24" 6 shots
. Model 500 Camo Bantam Turkey 20 6.5 lbs. 22" 6 shots
. Model 500 Bantam Field/Deer Combo 20 6.25 lbs. 22 - 24" 6 shots
. Model 9200 Crown Grade Bantam 12 6.75 lbs 22" 5 shots
Remington Arms Model 1100 Youth Synthetic LT-20 20 6.5 lbs 21" 4 shots
. Model 1100 Youth Synthetic Turkey Camo 20 6.75 lbs 21" 4 shots
. Model 870 Express Youth 20 6 lbs 21" 4 shots
. Model 870 Express Youth Deer Gun 20 6 lbs 20" 4 shots
. Model 870 Express Youth Turkey Camo 20 6 lbs 21" 4 shots
 

 


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