The innovative Traditions™ Vortek StrikerFire™ Muzzleloader has taken away the external hammer, instead using an internal StrikerFire system for lighter weight, faster locking and the ability to mount the scope closer to the bore. To cock the gun, simply push the striker button forward until it locks. Automatic de-cocking mechanism decocks gun when it is opened. Super-lightweight at just 6.25 lbs., the rugged and reliable LT-1 alloy frame sports a durable and weather-resistant CeraKote finish and is mated to a fluted 28" chromoly tapered barrel. Creep-free two-stage trigger is factory set at 3 lbs. A 1-in-28" rate of twist results in outstanding accuracy with modern projectiles. Hogue™ Comfort-Grip overmolding on the Monte Carlo-style stock ensures a firm grip in any weather. Stow-N-Go removable butt pad stores inside the stock with the press of a button. 209 primer ignition. Extended ambidextrous extension. Solid-aluminum ramrod. Sling swivel studs. Dual safety system. Available: .50 caliber. Overall length: 44". Barrel length: 28". Wt: 6.25 lbs. Finish: Premium Cerakote/Realtree XTRA®.