Category: Shotguns and Smoothbores
Merkel Model 2001EL is a Teutonic shotgun, manufactured by a Texas-based firearm manufacturing business called the James Wayne Firearms. The design of the gun is precisely what a hunter expects a hunting gun to be. The profound relief game scenes carried out by Susanne Patheo, who is a master engraver, are really outstanding. The left side of the gun demonstrates a retriever with three ducks in a swamp panorama and the right side of it features two rabbits in a forested location. The scroll work is carried out thoroughly that covers the base of the receiver, the trigger protector and the forend hardware.
The Merkel Model 2001EL is a 12-gauge rifle, designed with a 28-inch barrel, 3-inch chambers, with the unit weight of 7 pounds. The barrel of the gun is made up of the unique cold hammer-artificial steel, and it has a demibloc structure, firm viewing rib. The gun’s standard stock is 14.75 inches long, measured from the front trigger, with 2.5 inches slump at heel and 1.5 inches slump at comb.
The Merkel Model 2001EL gun comes in three different lengths. A typical 12 gauge rifle has the unit length of 28 inches, with 3-inch chambers. The 20 gauge gun comes with the unit length of 26.75 inches, with 3-inch chambers, whereas the 28 gauge rifle has a unit length of 26.75 inches, with 2.75-inch chambers. The 12-gauge rifle has a unit mass of 7.0 pounds, and the 20-gauge variant weighs 6.4 pounds, whereas the 28-gauge Merkel Model 2001EL gun comes with the unit mass of 6.4 pounds.
Design of the gun
The engraving on the Merkel Model 2001EL rifle is inclined toward extremely deep relief hunting game scenes, habitually depicting hares, deer and foxes in addition to dogs and game birds that attract hunters who are varied-bag generalists. The cuckoo-clock beautification is extremely skillfully carried out completely by hand.
The action of the gun locks through a sturdy cross bolt and a couple of under-lugs, and is shatterproof with unreasonably huge side clips. This Model 2001EL is a firearm made to work everlastingly. This 2001EL gun is equipped with single choosy or twofold triggers, with a safe, physically, tang-mounted descending protection.
This innovative design of the Merkel Model 2001EL firearm unites the artistic beauty of handmade carving and manual checkering with the accurate machining and correct tolerances offered by the most modern Computer Numerical Control and Electrical Discharge Machining manufacturing technologies. The new action of the gun features an Anson and Deely method box lock action and has a matchless disconnectable ejector system that offers the user the option of choosing automatic extractor or ejector operation on this 2001EL model shotgun. The stock of the gun includes a pistol or English grip, oil-refined luxury status walnut with a three-part forearm.
In spite of the solidity of the Merkel Model 2001EL gun, it is an enjoyable firearm to shoot because it is receptive and it points extremely well. The coil spring ejectors of the gun can be converted by the user to extractors.
The Merkel Model 2001EL rifle is available with the base price of $8000.