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The Winchester Model 1873 rifle

(The Gun that Won the West)

Winchester Model 1873 rifle

"The Gun that Won the West" Type Place of origin Rifle United States

Service history Used by Wars United States American Indian Wars Production history Designed Manufacturer 1873 Winchester Repeating Arms Company 1873–1919 c.720,000 Full-stocked "Musket", Carbine, Sporting model Specifications Weight Length Barrel length 9.5lb (4.3kg) 49.3in (125.2cm) 30in (76.2cm)

Produced Number built Variants

Caliber

.44-40 Winchester, .38-40 Winchester, .32-20 Winchester, .22 rimfire

Volcanic pistol Horace Smith and Daniel Wesson of Norwich. The Hunt rifle fired what he called the "Rocket Ball. inventor Walter Hunt of New York patented his "Volition Repeating Rifle" incorporating a tubular magazine. Connecticut acquired the Jennings patent from Robbins & Lawrence. if still complex. Hunt's design was fragile and unworkable. but in 1849 Lewis Jennings purchased the Hunt patents and developed a functioning.22 Short. to manufacture Smith's modification of the Hunt-Jennings. the metallic rimfire cartridge.[2] (Smith's cartridge. primer and powder in one self-contained unit. would be introduced commercially in 1857 with the landmark Smith & Wesson Model 1 revolver and is still manufactured today. though the company has also manufactured many rifles of other action types.) . version which was produced in small numbers by Robbins & Lawrence of Windsor. Its largest stockholder was Oliver Winchester.[1] For the Volcanic rifle. Vermont until 1852." an early form of caseless ammunition in which the powder charge was contained in the bullet's hollow base. thus creating one of the most significant inventions in firearms history. Fixed-post front sights In common usage. the Volcanic Repeating Arms Company. the Winchester repeater is colloquially known as "The Gun that Won the West" for its predominant role in the hands of Western settlers.  Predecessors In 1848. as well as shop foreman Benjamin Tyler Henry. the . and in 1855 Smith and Wesson together with several investors formed a corporation.Action Feed system Sights Lever-action 15 round tube magazine Graduated rear sights. Winchester rifle usually means any of the lever-action rifles manufactured by the Winchester Repeating Arms Company. which was operated by two levers and complex linkages. Smith added a primer charge to Hunt's "Rocket Ball" and thus created one of the first fixed metallic cartridges which incorporated bullet. Smith made several improvements to the Jennings design. the Volcanic lever-action pistol and rifle. Winchester rifles were among the earliest repeating rifles. While still with the company Smith went a step further and added a cylindrical copper case to hold the bullet and powder with the primer in the case rim.

more powerful . Volcanic moved to New Haven in 1856. Winchester brought out the Model 1876 (Centennial Model). and used in considerable numbers by certain Union army units in the American Civil War. but by the end of that year became insolvent. Although the Volcanic's repeater design far outpaced the rival technology. . creating the first Winchester rifle: the Model 1866.44-40 centerfire cartridge. to create the Smith & Wesson Revolver Company.32 caliber "Rocket Balls" were little match for the competitors' larger calibers.25 and . which was manufactured by the New Haven Arms Company. The company modified and improved the basic design of the Henry rifle. the unsatisfactory power and reliability of the . and had an improved magazine and a wooden forearm. Oliver Winchester purchased the bankrupt firm's assets from the remaining stockholders.44 Henry rimfire cartridge. Wesson had left Volcanic soon after it was formed and Smith followed eight months later. and perfected the much larger. Confederates called the Henry "that damned Yankee rifle that they load on Sunday and shoot all week!" Development After the war. retaining only the general form of the breech mechanism and the tubular magazine. was likewise built on a bronze-alloy frame. In 1876. In 1873 Winchester introduced the steel-framed Model 1873 chambering the more potent .44 Henry rimfire. Oliver Winchester renamed the New Haven Arms Company to the Winchester Repeating Arms Company. It retained the . 1860 Henry and 1866 Winchester musket Benjamin Henry continued to work with Smith's cartridge concept. in a bid to compete with the powerful single-shot rifles of the time. This became the Henry rifle of 1860. and reorganized it as the New Haven Arms Company in April 1857.The Volcanic rifle had only limited success. which was in part attributable to the design and poor performance of the Hunt-derived Volcanic cartridge: a hollow conical ball filled with black powder and sealed by a cork primer. Henry also supervised the redesign of the rifle to use the new ammunition.

designing a series of rifles and shotguns. Model 1894. From 1883. the toggle link action was not strong enough for the popular high-powered rounds used in Sharps or Remington single-shot rifles. . along with the leveraction Model 1887/1901 shotgun. the pump-action Model 1890 rifle. most notably the lever-action Winchester Model 1886. and the pumpaction Model 1893/1897 shotgun. Model 1892. and Model 1895 rifles.Winchester 73 toggle-link action While it chambered more powerful cartridges than the 1866 and 1873 models. John Moses Browning worked in partnership with Winchester.

Winchester Lever-Action Repeating Rifles Winchester Model 1866 Lever-Action Rifle M1866 The original Winchester rifle.the Winchester Model 1866. the Model 1866 was nicknamed the "Yellow Boy" because of its "brass" receiver (actually a bronze alloy called gunmetal). "repeating rifle. Originally chambered in the rimfire .44 Henry.was famous for its rugged construction and lever-action mechanism that allowed the rifleman to fire a number of shots before having to reload: hence the term. ." Nelson King's new improved patent remedied flaws in the Henry rifle by incorporating a loading gate on the side of the frame and integrating a round sealed magazine which was covered by a fore stock.

S. and musket (although the musket variation accounted for less than 5-10 percent of those produced). the original Model 1873 was never offered in the military standard .45 Colt cartridge. and certainly one of the most famous Winchester rifles was the Winchester Model 1873. making them hugely popular and readily available on the frontier. Due to feeding problems. Army's and civilians' heavy usage of Springfields. Winchester produced over 720. it was later produced in . The carbine was the most popular due to its portability as well as allowing its users to conveniently carry one type of ammunition for both their rifles and pistols. carbine.32-20. This popularity has led the Model 1873 to be credited as "The Gun that Won the West". the legend inspired the 1950 Western film Winchester '73 starring Jimmy Stewart and directed by Anthony Mann. Regardless.44-40 cartridge.38-40 and .000 carbines.44-40 led Colt to manufacture a version of the Single Action Army revolver chambered for the same round called the "Frontier Model". all of which were also popular handgun cartridges of the day. The popularity of the Winchester in . Originally chambered for the . although there are some that claim the Springfield Model 1873 deserves the title due to both the U. .Winchester Model 1873 Lever-Action Rifle Left to right Carbines two 1873/1894/92/Trapper 92 One of the most successful. The rifle variation used a 24" barrel while the carbine used a 20" barrel. Winchester produced three variations of the Model 1873: the rifle. although a number of modern reproductions of the rifle are chambered for the round.

[4] The Canadian North-West Mounted Police used the '76 in .50-95 Express followed.45-70 Gov't ballistics in a shorter case).45-60 and .45-75 as a standard long arm for many years with 750 rifles purchased for the force in 1883.[6] Winchester Model 1886 Lever-Action Rifle . . the 1876 was actually based on the prototype 1868 lever-action rifle that was never commercially produced by Winchester. While similar in design to the 1873.40-60. and was the first to be chambered for full-powered centerfire rifle cartridges. versions in . The 1876 was introduced to celebrate the American Centennial. A '76 was also found in the possession of Apache warrior Geronimo after his surrender in 1886.45-75 WCF cartridge (designed to replicate the . pistol-gripped half-magazine '76 during his early hunting expeditions in the West and praised it. Originally chambered for the new .Winchester Model 1876 Lever-Action Rifle Teddy Roosevelt with his engraved Model 1876 The Winchester Model 1876 or Centennial Model was a heavier-framed rifle than the Model 1866 or Model 1873.[5] the Mountie-model '76 carbine was also issued to the Texas Rangers. Theodore Roosevelt used an engraved. the '76 in the latter chambering is the only repeater known to have been used in any numbers by the professional buffalo hunters. and earned a reputation as a durable and powerful hunting rifle. as opposed to rimfire cartridges or handgun-sized centerfire rounds.

In many respects the Model 1886 was a true American express rifle.45-70 had been a goal of Winchester for some time). The 1886 proved capable of handling not merely the .357 Magnum.[9] . as it could be chambered in the more powerful black powder cartridges of the day. an Italian factory.[7][8] and in 1903 was chambered for the smokeless high-velocity . Winchester Model 1892 Lever-Action Rifle Winchester Model 1892 Winchester returned to its roots with the Model 1892. In 1935 Winchester introduced a slightly modified M1886 as the Model 71. and although the company phased them out in the 1930s. lower-pressure handgun rounds. however.004. such as . and were cheaper and easier to acquire. the Model 1892's action is strong enough to chamber high pressure handgun rounds.45-70 Government (chambering a rifle for the popular . William Mason made some improvements to Browning's original design. because they have a similar appearance. chambered for the very powerful . was primarily chambered for shorter. and by Chiappa Firearms.33 WCF.45 Gov't but also the huge .348 Winchester cartridge. like the first lever-action guns. using updated materials and production techniques.675 Model 1892 rifles were made by Winchester. Rossi. In its modern form.454 Casull round. such as the .44 Magnum. top: Rifle 73/92/86 Take-down/05 Self Loading The Model 1886 continued the trend towards chambering heavier rounds. incorporates a much stronger Browning action (based on the larger M1886) than the earlier Henry-derived arms of the 1860s and 1870s. It was designed by John Moses Browning.45-90 and . which. who had a long and profitable relationship with Winchester from the 1880s to the early 1900s. . as a substitute for the Winchester '66 and '73 models. and had an all-new and considerably stronger locking-block action than the toggle-link Model 1876. The Model 1892. and the highpowered . The Winchester '92 was commonly used in Hollywood Western movies and TV shows.50-110 Express "buffalo" cartridges.Winchester Rifles. 1. they are still being made under the Puma label by the Brazilian arms maker.

303 British.405 on African safari.30-40 Krag (. a feature not found on any other lever-action rifle.25-35 WCF.30 US or . Calibers included .62mm Russian. and although delays prevented the .32 Winchester Special. . a variety of calibers such as .30 Army).Winchester Model 1894 Lever-Action Rifle Winchester Model 1894 The John Browning designed Winchester Model 1894 is perhaps the best known of the Winchester repeating rifles. ultimately selling over seven million before US production was discontinued in 2006. 7. Winchester was the first company to manufacture a civilian rifle chambered for the new smokeless propellants. Winchester Model 1895 Lever-Action Rifle The Winchester Model 1895 has the distinction of being the first Winchester leveraction rifle to load from a box magazine instead of a tube under the barrel. .38-55. and called it his "medicine gun" for lions.30-03 Springfield.[10] In 1908 the 1895 Winchester became the first commercially produced sporting rifle chambered in . it remained the first commercially available smokeless powder round for the North American consumer market.32-40 WCF. and the mighty .405 Winchester. .30-06 Springfield.30-30 Winchester cartridge. Though initially it was too expensive for most shooters. Great Britain. The Winchester 94/. The Russian production models could also be loaded using charger clips. and the rifle was used by the armed forces of a number of nations including the United States. . and the . and later.30-30 combination is practically synonymous with "deer rifle" in the United States.30-30 cartridge from appearing on the shelves until 1895.30-06 (then called ". This allowed the Model 1895 to be chambered for military cartridges with spitzer (pointed) projectiles. Teddy Roosevelt used a Model 1895 in . . and Imperial Russia. The Model 94 was chambered for the newly introduced smokeless . .30 Gov't 06"). the Model 1894 went on to become one of the best-selling hunting rifles of all time—it has the distinction of being the first sporting/hunting rifle to sell over one million units.

The later Sako Finnwolf and Browning BLR have similar actions. although it has its share of devoted enthusiasts. straight grip. It was designed to capture the image of the traditional lever-actions with exposed hammer. Production ended in 2005. excelling at it.22 WMR. it was really a lever-bolt hybrid. ..308 (7. and the slide cammed the rear of the breechblock up into the locking recess. The Winchester Single Shot. and rounds were fed vertically from a detachable box magazine. The 9422 action design was original and extremely reliable. Winchester Model 9422 Winchester's Model 9422 was introduced in 1972 and was rapidly recognized for high quality. tube magazine and barrel bands. with Major Ned H.308 Caliber was used to harvest the current World Record Typical Whitetail Deer.62mm NATO) and . but officially marketed by Winchester as the Single Shot Rifle. and was discontinued in 1973. A Winchester Model 88 in ." [12] . Over the course of production a higher finished model called the 9422 XTR. Winchester entered the single-shot market with the Model 1885 rifle.284. It was offered in .257 Roberts cartridge) describing the Model 1885 Single Shot as ".22 sporting rifle market. . the Model 88 was unlike any previous lever action. sixty years after Winchester's last all-new lever-action design. It is. These bolt-action features in a "leveraction" permitted the use of high-powered modern short-case cartridges with spitzer bullets: . and was priced at the high-quality end of the . Roberts (inventor of the . following only the M1894 (1st) and M1892 (2nd). a . A short-throw underlever operated a three-lug rotating bolt.[11] Winchester Model 1885 Single Shot Rifle Main article: Winchester Model 1885 Single Shot Rifle In 1885. however the third biggest selling lever action rifle in Winchester's storied history. which John Browning had designed in 1878 (the beginning of the fruitful 20-year WinchesterBrowning collaboration). The 9422 had worldwide appeal to customers raised on 'westerns' and to those looking for a fun and historic way to introduce their children to shooting. and altogether best single shot rifle ever produced. The feed system handled the cartridge from the magazine to the breech face by its rim.358 Winchester.243.Winchester Model 88 Lever-Action Rifle Introduced in 1955. and several commemorative models were offered. strongest.. was produced to satisfy the demands of the growing sport of "Match Shooting".17 rimfire model.the most reliable. known to most shooters as either the "Lowwall" or "High-wall" depending on model. A concealed polymer buffer above the breech gave a firm-feeling lockup and a very positive unlocking motion. The 88 did not prove to be especially popular. Unlike older Winchester lever actions it came grooved for scope mounting.22 Long Rifle and .

It was based indirectly on the Mauser Gewehr 98 design. Winchester introduced the Winchester Model 54 in 1925. advances in the development of bolt action rifles made them increasingly preferred over lever actions."[13] was produced continuously at New Haven (except during WWII) until 2006. such as the Mauser Gewehr 98 and M1903 Springfield.22 bolt action target rifle. but with modifications and popular North American chamberings such as .000 Single Shot rifles from 1885 to 1920. From 1900." Winchester Bolt Action Rifles Winchester lever action rifles remained the most popular in the US through WWI and the interwar period. and production has resumed at FN Herstal's plant in Columbia. but it was by far their most successful. These new rifles. including the models 1900. often dubbed the "rifleman's rifle. The famed Model 70 was developed from the Model 54. which lever action rifles with tube magazines could not (a pointed bullet can accidentally fire the round in front of it in a tube magazine). This was not Winchester's first bolt rifle (that distinction belonged to the Winchester-Hotchkiss rifle of 1878). could chamber pointed "Spitzer" bullets.22 bolt action rifles. Winchester also produced a large number of Single Shots in . Bolt actions as developed by Mauser and other military manufacturers had front locking lugs which stabilized the cartridge head very well. A very desirable sporter model of this action was also made from 1934-59. The Model 70. which from its inception and for years thereafter was America's reference standard smallbore match rifle. However. which it replaced in 1936. Winchester manufactured cheap single shot . Bolt actions were simpler and cheaper to manufacture than high-power leverguns like Winchester's 1886 and 1895 models. and it was found that the falling-block Model 1885 had been built with one of the strongest actions known at that time.30-06 which made it more appealing to American hunters than were the European imports or sporterised military rifles. 1904 and 99.Winchester produced nearly 140. in 1920 Winchester introduced the high-quality Model 52 . the "Winder musket. and allowed for unprecedented accuracy. In response to the increasing competition from these bolt-action rifles. South Carolina. 1902.22 Short for the US Army as a marksmanship training rifle.[14] . On the other hand.

then with a 23" barrel from 1936 until the end of production in 1958.401SL. was renamed the Model 63. Johnson. the . The M1887 was chambered for 12ga black powder shotshells. developed by John Browning and produced by Winchester from 1887-1920. The Model 63. the M1901 was introduced. the Model 1903 was chambered for the unique .22 rimfire caliber in the US. and 1910 Rifles Main article: Winchester Model 1905 Main article: Winchester Model 1907 Main article: Winchester Model 1910 The early center fire Winchester self-loading series of rifles began with the Model 1905.32SL and . and following a partial redesign in the 1930s. Browning felt that a pump-action would be much more appropriate for a repeating shotgun. the Models 1907 and 1910 were introduced along with their respective cartridges. introduced in 1933.000 having grooved receiver tops for scope mounting.Winchester Self-Loading Rifles Winchester Models 1903 and 63 Rifles Main article: Winchester Model 1903 The Winchester Model 1903 was the first commercially available self-loading . with the last 10. and after the switch to smokeless powder at the end of the 19th Century. Both the 1903/03 and the 63 have tubular magazines in the butt stock of the rifle and are loaded through a slot in the right side of the butt stock. being chambered for 10ga smokeless shells.C. was chambered for the popular and widely available .35SL cartridges.000 Model 63 rifles were manufactured. the market for lever-action shotguns . It was initially made with a 20" barrel.351SL and .22 Winchester Automatic cartridge. Designed by T. 1907. Although a technically sound gun design. the Model 1903 moniker was shortened to Model 03.22 Long Rifle cartridge. chambered for the . but as Winchester was primarily a lever-action firearms company they felt that their new shotgun must also be a lever-action for reasons of brand recognition. In 1919. About 175.[15] Winchester repeating shotguns Winchester Model 1887/1901 Shotgun Main article: Winchester Model 1887/1901 The Winchester Model 1887 was the first successful repeating shotgun design. Winchester Models 1905. Following a demand for a higher-powered self-loading rifle.

Like the Model 1897 it came in take-down form. and was not a commercial success. Unusual for a repeating shotgun. the Winchester Model 1893 (and later Model 1897) was one of the first successful pump-action shotgun designs. the Model 1912 (later re dubbed the Model 12) was one of the most successful pump shotguns ever made. in Australia and Chiappa Firearms in Italy. with short barrel. Winchester Model 1893/1897 Shotgun Main article: Winchester Model 1897 Another Browning design. However. the latter regarding it as having superior balance and "point" among pump-actions.waned considerably after the introduction of the Winchester 1897 and other contemporary pumpaction shotguns. being introduced in 1893 and remaining in production until the mid 1950s. it was issued as a trench gun. Johnson as a hammerless modification of the Model 1897. Browning's semi-automatic patents had been so tightly drafted by Winchester's own lawyers that it took years for T. Winchester Model 1912 Pump Shotgun Main article: Winchester Model 12 Designed by T. Winchester Model 1911 Shotgun Main article: Winchester Model 1911 Winchester's long association with John Browning came to an end acrimoniously when the company refused to accept Browning's terms for the right to manufacture his revolutionary 1898 design for a self-loading shotgun. heat shield and M1917 bayonet. Korea and Vietnam. hunters. Johnson to develop a selfloading shotgun which didn't infringe them. modern reproductions of the gun have been manufactured by Norinco in China. C. with nearly 2 million produced before its cancellation in 1963. it was dropped in 1925. The 1911 unfortunately was a flawed and potentially dangerous design. The Model 12 was popular with the military. the landmark Browning Auto-5 was produced instead by Fabrique Nationale in Europe and later by Remington Arms in the US. and likewise was issued in trench gun and combat versions during both World Wars. law enforcement. this was the Model 1911 SL. During World War I.C. and sporting clay competitors. . and was available in a variety of barrel lengths from 20in to 36in. the Model 1897 could be taken apart for easier carriage/storage. ADI Ltd.

http://www. Repeating Arms Company. the cost of manufacture again proved unsustainable. Retrieved 2008-12-26. Bar-w.com/articles/taylor/history.bar-w. See also            Winchester Repeating Arms Company List of Winchester Models John Browning Benjamin Tyler Henry Henry rifle List of rifle cartridges Mare's Leg Single-shot Oliver Winchester Winchester Model 70 Antique guns References 1. though not at the closed Winchester plant in New Haven. but ballistically almost identical to the 'Schofield' .S. the Lefaucheux pinfire cartridge. U. 542 Walter. 2006. On August 15. ^ Smith's cartridge was derived largely from the Flobert BB Cap. http://www. The cylindrical case was in all likelihood inspired by another French design. the company was split into parts and sold off. The arms making side and New Haven facilities went to U. 5. and this branch continues to be profitable. ^ p. John Rifles of the World 2006 Krause Publications . are both subsidiaries of FN Herstal. announced that it had entered into a new license agreement with Browning to make Winchester brand rifles and shotguns.htm 2. ^ "The Winchester Model 1876 Rifle". Utah.com/1876v04. Repeating Arms. owner of the Winchester trademarks. Winchester saw a management change which led to an extensive and extremely controversial[16] redesign of their firearms in 1964. The name "Winchester" remained with the ammunition making side of the company. produced along pre-1964 lines.html. and consequently "pre-'64" rifles command higher prices than those made afterwards. In 2008 FN Herstal announced plans to produce Model 70 rifles at its plant in Columbia.1964 Changes In the mid-to late 1950s. the producers of the Model 1894. Although in the 1970s the company attempted to recover its reputation by bringing out the wellreceived SuperX-1 semiautomatic shotgun. A Short History of the Levergun.45 Long Colt. Winchester itself went on to have a troubled future as competition from both the US and abroad began to decrease its sales. in 2006. based in Morgan. Jim. and the former licensee.S. ^ a b c Taylor. This is regarded by many[17] as the year the "real" Winchester ceased to be.45 Smith & Wesson.com.leverguns. Browning. but the Flobert design contained no powder. In 1980. 3. which from 1877 was the actual standard Army cartridge for both Colt and S&W revolvers 4. Olin Corporation. It finally announced plans to close the New Haven facility. SC. which struggled to keep the company going under a variety of owners and management teams. ^ The 44-40 was somewhat less powerful than the .

Roberts and the Schuetzen Rifle. The Winchester Book. ^ "Winchester's Big 50". Major Ned H. Retrieved 2008-12-26.. End of an era as Winchester rifle plant prepares to close. Barnes. 9. ^ http://www. George. May 19. Labor history[dead link]. Pioneer Press 8. The Winchester Model 52: Perfection in Design.50-105. 72. January 18. The action was simplified. Hasry.htm. NC Times.116. (WACA) is a non-profit corporation dedicated to the preservation of all Winchester produced and related items ... External links   Official website The Winchester Arms Collectors Association. 7. ^ Stabbings. Chuckhawks. Twelve Guns that Shaped Our History. 47 13. ". ISBN 978-0-615-26561-2. ^ As well as the related . and Winchester has never regained their former position of dominance.com January 17. January 21. Pittsburgh Tibune-Review. Inc. The stock had stodgy lines and no checkering. 426 11. ^ Dave Anderson "Gone but not forgotten: Winchester's 9422 lever action".com/p/articles/mi_m0BQY/is_9_51/ai_n14816188 12. Kelver. Houston: Art and Reference House 1971 10. ^ Houze. Know the enemy:[dead link] Have gun will vote. ISBN 0-917218-68-X 9. 1998. 14. I told them the creation would not sell. 1958. Browning Model 1885 Black Powder Cartridge Rifle.' At the first glimpse I like to fell into a swoon. 1998. the trigger guard and floor plate made of a flimsy looking one-piece stamping.com. TexasMac Publishing (2008)."" 17... 2006 6. 9780896891630. A Reference Manual For The Shooter & Gunsmith.6.> 16.aspx?cid=22&gid=90&id=605 | John Wayne spinning his trademark Winchester 1892 with an oversized loop lever from "True Grit" which was set in October 1880. Guns Magazine. Washington Post. ^ Kelver. Stack pole Co. 15. ISBN 0896891631. p. 2008. ^ "1964 was a big year for Olin/Winchester. ^ Shooting writer Jack O'Connor: ". FindArticles. ed. 2009. Gun Digest Books.577/500 Magnum Nitro Express". 2003 4. 2006 3.com/win_70. Morris Book Publishing LLC. 8. Hal.12 years before the Model '92 was introduced. Chuck. That was the year that their revised (for cheaper manufacture) line of firearms was introduced. Sources 1. p. The Winchester Single Shot." Hawks. November 17. Madis. John. Famous Firearms of the Old West: From Bill Hickok's Colt Revolvers to Geronimo's Winchester.chuckhawks.americanrifleman. End of an era as Winchester rifle plant prepares to close. Herbert (2006). p.com. ^ Out With A Bang: The Loss of the Classic Winchester Is Loaded With Symbolism. and the barrel channel was routed out so much a herd of cockroaches could hold a ball below the barrel. by John T. ^ Herring. 2006 5.50-100 and . January 18. The reaction from gun writers and the shooting public to the changes was swift and terrible. http://www.. Wayne. http://findarticles. . Frank C. Gerald O. Amber. in Cartridges of the World.I saw the pilot model of 'New Model 70. p. "The Winchester Model 94". ^ Winchester Rifles to Be Discontinued[dead link]. that it was one of the ugliest rifles I had ever seen. 10. ^ "Winchester Model 70 rifles (Win. 2006 7. Washington Post. Model 70)". 2006 2. Campbell. 21 Jan. American Rifleman. McLerran.org/GalleryItem. ^ Madis. Rifles: A Modern Encyclopedia..<co.com.

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