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Winchester Repeating Arms Announces New Model 1866 Short Rifle

Winchester Repeating Arms Announces New Model 1866 Short Rifle

The legendary Model 1866 rifle—the first rifle to wear the Winchester brand—is now available from Winchester Repeating Arms in a Grade I Short Rifle. This makes the “Yellow Boy” experience readily affordable for cowboy action competitors, hunters, casual shooters or anyone who enjoys shooting a classic lever-action. 


The receiver, crescent buttplate and forearm cap are crafted from solid brass with a full bright polish finish. The stock and forearm are Grade I American black walnut with a satin oil finish. The folding ladder rear sight and Marble Arms gold bead front sight get you on target quickly. A full-length magazine tube, open top ejection port and blued steel loading gate and action screws are also featured. Barrel length is 20” and the average weight is 7¼ lbs. It is available in .44-40 Win. and .38 Spl. calibers at MSRP of $1,299.99.

  

Features:
Grade I American black walnut straight grip stock
Classic rifle-style forearm
Full bright polish brass surfaces
Brass crescent buttplate
Folding ladder rear sight with Marble Arms® gold bead front sight
Open top ejection port
Full-length tube magazine
Blued steel loading gate
Blued steel action screws

For more information, visit winchesterguns.com.

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