Savage Arms Releases New A22 Takedown Rimfire Rifle By: Eric B


Savage Arms has released the A22 TAKEDOWN, which they call a “go-anywhere rimfire rifle“. This is a take-down semi-automatic .22LR rimfire rifle with an 18” carbon steel barrel and low-profile sights. For optics and other attachments, there is also a 0-MOA Picatinny rail with an iron sight channel through it. According to Savage Arms, you only need a simple twist to break down the rifle. The MSRP is set at $479.

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Below: The synthetic stock includes a storage compartment in both the pistol grip and the cheek rest.

The trigger is adjustable between 3-5 lbs.

Left and right side views.

Below you can find the Savage Arms press release:

Savage Arms® Presents A22 Takedown, the Versatile, Go-Anywhere Rimfire Rifle

WESTFIELD, Massachusetts – November, 2022 – Hunting, camping, hiking, boating, hitting the range and more just got even better with the Savage Arms A22 Takedown rimfire rifle. Opening/connecting with just a 1/4 twist and offering an extremely simple breakdown, this latest member of the A Series family is every outdoor enthusiast’s new go-anywhere rifle.

“No other rimfire rifles bring the versatility and flexibility of the A22 Takedown,” said Beth Shimanski, Director of Marketing at Savage Arms. “Weighing in at only 6lbs and available in 22LR, this rifle is specifically designed to improve your outdoor adventures with the ability to easily transport it in your pack. Savage is thrilled to bring the A22 Takedown to the market this upcoming year.”

This rifle encompasses all that the A Series represents with redefined speed, precision and accuracy-enhancing qualities. The A22 Takedown presents an effortless breakdown, acting as the perfect backpack gun for tough hunts and hikes.

Key features include:

  • Semi-automatic rimfire rifle
  • Takedown configuration
  • Synthetic stock includes storage compartment in pistol grip and magazine compartment in cheek riser
  • 18’ carbon steel, matte black barrel
  • Low-profile sights
  • 0 MOA Picatinny Rail with iron sight channel thru rail
  • Tang safety
  • 10-round rotary magazine
  • User-adjustable AccuTrigger (3-5 lbs)

Part # / Caliber / MSRP – 47260 / 22LR / $479

To learn more about the go-anywhere rimfire rifle, visit

What do you think of Savage Arms’ addition to the takedown world?