Taurus C45 Thunderbolt Stainless Steel 26″ .45 Colt Pump Action Rifle, 2013

SOLD FOR: $1025

LSB#: 220117LJ062

Make: Taurus

Model: C45 Thunderbolt

Serial Number: AY3500

Year of Manufacture: 2013

Caliber: .45 Long Colt

Action Type: Pump Action with 14 Round Tubular Magazine

Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “MADE IN BRAZIL”, “TAURUS” and “MODEL C45 / .45 COLT”. The bottom tang/trigger guard is marked with the “Taurus” logo, “TAURUS INT. MFG. / MIAMI, FL. – USA” and “AY3500”. The right side of the receiver is marked “ AY3500”.

Barrel Length: 26”

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a blade dovetailed to the front of the barrel. The rear sight is a semi-buckhorn elevator sight dovetailed into the barrel.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock is two-piece hardwood with a dark brown finish. The buttstock has a smooth straight grip with a blued crescent style buttplate. The forend is checkered. Minor marks and scuffs are present. The LOP measures 13 ¼” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttplate. The plate has a few minor marks. The stocks rate in Fine-Excellent overall condition.

Type of Finish: Stainless Steel

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is mostly bright. The rifling is sharp, but a little bit rough. There is no erosion in the bore.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 98% of its metal finish. There are only a few scattered light marks and minor operational wear. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in Excellent condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We have not fired this rifle. As with all previously owned firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This rifle comes in a cardboard Taurus box with serial-matching label and an assortment of factory paperwork including manual.

Our Assessment: This Taurus C45 Thunderbolt rifle is a replica of the Colt Lightning pump-action rifle from the late 1800’s and is chambered in .45 Long Colt. This rifle is perfect for Cowboy Action matches or for anyone who has an interest in older model pump action rifles. From its nice stainless steel construction to its dark hardwood stocks, this C45 would make a nice addition to anyone’s collection. Please see our photos and good luck!

Taurus C45 Thunderbolt Stainless Steel 26" .45 Colt Pump Action Rifle, 2013
Taurus C45 Thunderbolt Stainless Steel 26″ .45 Colt Pump Action Rifle, 2013