Posts Tagged: Winchester 150th Anniversary

Ron Spomer

Historic Winchester Rifles Still Available Today


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Bolt-action rifles might be the ultimate hunting tools, but lever actions might be the ultimate “excitement” rifles. Open sights and short to medium range bullets like 44-40 Winchester, 30-30 Winchester and 45-70 Govt. put the hunt back in hunting, something Winchester’s been doing for 150 years. Winchester changed the world of hunting way back in 1866 […]

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Ron Spomer

A Big Thumper of a Gun


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If you want to celebrate Winchester’s 150-year Anniversary and impress your friends as much as the deer, elk, bears and hogs you hunt, introduce all of them to your Winchester Model 1886 lever-action in .45-70 Govt. The .45-70 Govt. is a big round, one of the last survivors of a bye-gone age but still a […]

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History for the Taking on Winchester and its 150th Anniversary


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The ammunition and firearms that bear the Winchester name that you use each and every fall (or perhaps even more frequently) don’t happen by accident. Winchester was founded by Oliver Winchester way back in 1866…150 years ago. The benefit to you, the hunter/shooter, is that Winchester uses these 150 years of expertise and experience to […]

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Scott Leysath

The Dutch Oven – Easy to Use and Fun Too!


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150 years ago, back when the Winchester Repeating Arms Company was born, you’d be hard pressed to find a decent Teflon pan. And microwave ovens? Forget about it. The Dutch oven was the go-to cookware for most folks, especially for those who spent the better part of their days pioneering the West. They knew well […]

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