In this week's episode, we'll dive into the history of the Remington 700 and the M1C sniper rifle, as well as test the Winchester 1895.
The guns being brought in from Ethiopia by Royal Tiger Imports represent one of the most important military-surplus finds in decades.
To celebrate the rifle's 125th anniversary in 2020, Winchester is releasing a special-edition Model 1895 lever-action rifle.
With a belt and gentle shoulder, the .400 H&H Mag. could be called “old-school” in design, but it was introduced in the 21st century. With “modern” big bores such as the .416 Rem. Mag. and .458 Win. Mag., do we really need the .400? Dakota Arms sure seems to think so.
It was 150 years ago that the name “Winchester” was first stamped on a rifle. But Winchester’s narrative began well before that, and it is a tale tied to the American West, to the wars of the 20th century, to big personalities such as John Browning and John Olin, and to the manufacture of billions of cartridges and millions of rifles and shotguns beloved by generations of Americans.
When it came to gun knowledge or shooting skill, no chief executive, now or then, was the equal of President Theodore Roosevelt. When it came to rifles, he not only preferred those of the Winchester Repeating Arms Co., he used them with confidence throughout his life.
Theodore Roosevelt made legendary the Winchester Model 1895/.405 Win. during his year-long African safari, dubbing the rifle, "Big Medicine for Lions."