Posts Tagged: Winchester History

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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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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The Winchester 44-40 Rifle – 143 Years Young and Still Going Strong


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The name “Winchester” became synonymous with “repeating rifle” in the last third of the 19th century thanks in no small part to this famous cartridge, the first modern centerfire brass cartridge mass produced for the commercial market. It’s 143 years old, it’s been used to take everything from bunnies to bears, and it’s still going […]

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Do Not Overlook the Winchester 33-30 Rifle


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Overshadowed amid the high tech revolution of the 21st century is the most successful, most productive, most enduring deer hunting cartridge and rifle ever bestowed upon whitetail hunters — the 30-30 Winchester and Model 94 Winchester lever-action rifle. Now in its 122 year, the 30-30 remains one of the world’s deadliest, easiest shooting, mid-range deer […]

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