Knight Rifles is an American manufacturer of modern muzzleloading rifles and shotguns that pioneered the in-line muzzleloader in the mid-1980s.[1] The company was founded in 1985 by Tony Knight, a gunsmith from rural Lancaster, Missouri,[2] and is now owned by PI, Inc.[3] Originally headquartered in Centerville, Iowa, the company is now located in Athens, Tennessee.[4]

Knight Rifles
IndustryArms industry
FounderTony Knight
United States
ProductsMuzzleloading rifles


  1. ^ Jim Braaten (3 June 2009), "Knight Muzzleloading Rifles looks to close production", Minneapolis Star Tribune, archived from the original on 2 August 2011, retrieved 16 February 2012
  2. ^ Bourjaily, Philip. "In-line Muzzleloaders". Field & Stream 101:7 (November 1996) 49-51, 92-93; p. 50.
  3. ^ Doug Howlett (9 May 2011). "The Return of Knight Rifles". American Hunter. Retrieved 16 February 2012.
  4. ^ "Knight Rifles Revived, Moving to Athens, Tenn". 30 March 2010. Retrieved 16 February 2012.

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