So you like muzzleloaders? Traditions Firearms have you covered with their next-generation Pursuit XT. It comes with a VAPR Twist barrel, which has a fast 1:24″ twist rate to stabilize a larger range of bullets. The 26″ barrel is made of Chromoly steel. You also get their Elite XT trigger system and according to Traditions, you can expect 200+ yard accuracy. The weight is around 5.75 pounds.
Below: Some models come with a 3-9×40 Traditions Duplex matte black scope, mounted and boresighted.
Here’s what Traditions have to say:
Old Saybrook, CT (January, 2021) – For 2021, Traditions® introduces the Pursuit™ XT – the next generation of the popular Pursuit series.
The Pursuit™ XT is outfitted with a VAPR™ twist barrel which has a 1:24” twist. This faster twist rate will better stabilize bullets, increase accuracy, and also expand the range of bullet options that can be shot out of this muzzleloader.
Additionally, the Pursuit™ XT is has been upgraded to include the Elite XT™ trigger system. This system has a precise and accurate trigger pull, along with a rebounding hammer and manual cross block trigger safety.
This mid-level muzzleloader is packed with many additional features including a 26” Chromoly steel barrel, Premium CeraKot Finish, Dual Safety System, Accelerator Breech Plug™ which removes by hand and allows for use of loose or pelletized powder, Speed Load System, and more. The Pursuit™ XT will be available in many configurations for 2021 including Veil Wideland camo, Realtree Edge camo, Mossy Oak Break Up Country camo, and black as well as scoped and non-scoped versions. For those hunters in Idaho and Oregon, there will also be Traditions® Pursuit™ XT Northwest Magnum which will fit the requirements of those states which includes a musket ignition, open breech, and open sights.
For more information on the Pursuit™ XT visit https://www.traditionsfirearms.com/category/pursuit-xt. Traditions® products can be found at all retail levels nationwide and on our website. For more information on all of Traditions® products, please visit www.traditionsfirearms.com.
Known for their accurate, innovative, and dependable firearms, Traditions® has a reputation of providing quality firearms for over 35 years. A leader in the industry, Traditions® offers black powder rifles and pistols, cartridge rifles and revolvers, blank pistols, Build-It-Yourself rifle and pistol kits, and cannons as well as a full line of accessories and optics. Traditions® has long been the experts when it comes to muzzleloading and has continued to expand their line up to include a wide range of products. As hunters and shooters themselves, the Traditions® team remains focused on creating quality, innovative products that make time in the field enjoyable and strive to meet the needs of their customers.