Awarning

Maximum loads are not to be exceeded nor is a substitution of powder or granulations to be attempted Only use loads that are listed for your particular caliber, model and bullet style. FAILURE TO FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS MAY RESULT IN INJURY AND OR DEATH TO THE SHOOTER OR BYSTANDERS AND DAMAGE TO PROPERTY. The shooter is instructed to start with the lightest charge listed. As you become familiar with the firearm, increase your charges gradually until you reach your best performing load (most...

Thompson Center Arms Company Inc Limited Warranty

THOMPSON CENTER ARMS provides a warranty for all factory finished firearms for the LIFETIME OF THE ORIGINAL CONSUMER PURCHASER. Any firearm or part thereof returned, postage paid, to the factory at Farmington Road, Rochester, New Hampshire 03867, will be repaired or replaced to our commercial standard free of charge, and returned to the consumer purchaser postage prepaid. This warranty is established by return of our authorized warranty card which should be done within (30) days of purchase....

Adanger

This booklet contains information that is essential to the safe use and maintenance of Thompson Center's modern-style in-line muzzleloaders. You must read this material in its entirety and fully understand its significance before you can safely use your muzzle-loader. If a Thompson Center muzzleloading firearm is loaned or sold (by an individual or a dealer), this booklet must accompany the firearm. Replacement booklets are available at no charge from our factory. If, after reading this...

Iron Sight Adjustment For The Fire Hawk

Thompson Center Fire Hawk Rear Sight

The Fire Hawk is equipped with the a standard rifle rear sight as shown below which is adjustable for elevation by sliding the elevation blade up to raise the point of impact and down to lower the shot's impact. It is necessary to loosen the elevation lock screw by turning it counterclockwise, as viewed from the rear before sliding the sight blade to the desired setting. To adjust the windage it is necessary to move the entire rear sight leaf left or right by using the slotted screw head on the...

Caliber Rifle

For Use With .54 Caliber T C Fire Hawk Patches Lubricated with Bore Butter Use Musket Cap, 11 Cap or 209 Primer For Use With .50 Caliber T C Fire Hawk Bullets Lubricated with Bore Butter Use Musket Cap, 11 Cap or 209 Primer Using T C .50 Caliber Maxi-Ball amp Maxi-Hunter Loads 275 Grain Maxi Hunter and 320 Grain Maxi-Ball Lead Bullet 350 Grain Maxi Hunter and 370 Grain Maxi-Ball Lead Bullet Using T C .50 Caliber Maxi-Ball amp Maxi-Hunter Loads 50 Grain Pyrodex Pellet Loading Data For Use With...

Understanding Black Powder And Pyrodex

Make no mistake about it, Black Powder or Pyrodex are the only propellant powders that are safe to use in a muzzleloading firearm. Oh, you will hear, or possibly read, advice to the contrary but don't follow it for you will never hear such advice from a competent source. The reason for using a low yield powder such as Black Powder or Pyrodex is quite basic and it is related to firearm design. When used as a propellant, Black Powder or Pyrodex generates a relatively low breech pressure....

Fire Hawk Takedown Procedure

Unscrew receiver end cap, remove striker spring, remove striker handle retainer, slide striker handle out and remove striker from receiver. I Ensure that the firearm you are working with is unprimed and uncharged. A jgv Lift the receiver and barrel out of the stock Unscrew receiver end cap, remove striker spring, remove striker handle retainer, slide striker handle out and remove striker from receiver. A jgv Lift the receiver and barrel out of the stock The front trigger guard screw does not...

Muzzleloading Rifles

Use with patch material No.7036, No.7042, No.7131, or No.7135 in .32 caliber models. .350 DIAMETER 65 grs. Use with patch material No.7036, No.7042, No.7131, or No.7135 in .36 caliber models. .440 DIAMETER 127 grs. Use with patch material No.7030, No.7043, No.7132, or No.7136 in .45 caliber models. .490 DIAMETER 175 grs. Use with patch material No. 7030, No. 7043, No.7132, or No.7136 in .50 caliber models. .530 DIAMETER 230 grs. Use with patch material No. 7034, No. 7044,...

Thompson Fire Hawk Stock

Thompson Center Fire Hawk

Make sure that the firearm you are working with is uncharged and unprimed prior to making any trigger adjustments. FAILURE TO HEED THIS WARNING COULD RESULT IN ACCIDENTAL DISCHARGE WHICH MAY CAUSE INJURY AND OR DEATH TO THE SHOOTER OR BYSTANDERS AND DAMAGE TO PROPERTY. Adjustment of the Fire Hawk trigger requires that the receiver barrel be removed from the stock. To do this, follow the takedown instructions found in the assembly and disassembly section of this manual. Important The Fire Hawk...

Trigger Adjustment For The Fire Hawk

Ruger Air Hawk Trigger

IriStdll Nit-iUfr Pvitlscifif Qciare Dry F ring IriStdll Nit-iUfr Pvitlscifif Qciare Dry F ring Any adjustments are to be made to Screws A and B. A 5 64 hex wrench and a 1 4 open end wrench are required to perform adjustments. The trigger of the Fire Hawk is factory set for optimal weight of pull, sear engagement and over-travel. If further adjustment is required, the Fire Hawk is equipped with two trigger adjustment screws that can be adjusted by the shooter. If the shooter is not able to make...

Assembly Disassembly Of The Fire Hawk

This Fire Hawk has four 4 basic parts groups 1. The Barrel and Receiver Assembly - This assembly is held in the stock by two stock screws one is located about 1 in front of the trigger guard and the other is the rear trigger guard screw. 2. The Stock Assembly - With sling swivel studs, trigger guard butt pad. 3. The Striker Assembly - The striker assembly is housed in the receiver, under spring tension. It is secured by the large receiver end cap at the rear end of the receiver. 4. The Trigger...