Though they’re not as commonplace as they once were, lever-action rifles are inherently American. They've earned their place in the country's history, and are most often associated with the Old West. Rossi tried to capture all of that lore when it released our latest Gun of the Week, the Rio Grande.
Evaluated here is Taylor’s & Company’s modernization of the Model 1892, the Alaskan Take-Down, which is distributed exclusively by Taylor’s Tactical.
The lever-action Winchester Model 1873, the company’s first center-fire, is a classic piece of Americana, and its iconic lines are instantly recognizable. Now it is back in the Winchester catalog, and the barrels are roll-marked “Winchester” for the first time since 1919.