Knight Rifles

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Knight Rifles
Industry Arms industry
Founded 1985
Founder Tony Knight
Headquarters Athens, Tennessee, United States
Products Muzzleloading rifles
Website www.knightrifles.com

Knight Rifles is an American manufacturer of modern muzzleloading rifles and shotguns that pioneered the in-line muzzleloader in the mid-1980s.[1] The company was founded in 1985 by Tony Knight, a gunsmith from rural Lancaster, Missouri,[2] and is now owned by PI, Inc.[3] Originally headquartered in Centerville, Iowa, the company is now located in Athens, Tennessee.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jim Braaten (3 June 2009), "Knight Muzzleloading Rifles looks to close production", Minneapolis Star Tribune, archived from the original on 2 August 2011, retrieved 16 February 2012 
  2. ^ Bourjaily, Philip. "In-line Muzzleloaders". Field & Stream 101:7 (November 1996) 49-51, 92-93; p. 50.
  3. ^ Doug Howlett (9 May 2011). "The Return of Knight Rifles". American Hunter. Retrieved 16 February 2012. 
  4. ^ "Knight Rifles Revived, Moving to Athens, Tenn". Chattanoogan.com. 30 March 2010. Retrieved 16 February 2012. 

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