As an improvement over the previous Model 1892 and with the added power of the smokeless .30 W.C.F. cartridge, the Winchester Model 1894 lever-action rifle was the most prolific American sporting rifle of its era.
Introduced in 2020, Henry USA's lineup of modernized lever-action X Model rifles climbed the bestseller list quickly, claiming the third spot in GunBroker's lineup.
The .35 Rem. has been chambered in a variety of rifles during the past 100-plus years. I recently found one example—a pump-action Remington Model 141 manufactured in 1949—in the back corner of a small gun shop, and its Lyman 66 aperture rear sight sealed the deal.
The .300 HAM’R from Wilson Combat is a highly capable cartridge for hunting or home defense, and it’s available in a new version of the company’s Protector Series AR perfect for left-out lefties.
Until the early 1990s, the AR-15 generally came in just one caliber. Now, nearly 30 years later, its cartridge evolution has closed the gap with similar short-action designs.