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Cowboy Action Shooting With Trail Boss Smokeless Powder

This feature article, “From The Loading Bench: IMR Trail Boss Smokeless Powder,” appeared originally in the July 2005 issue of American Rifleman. Trail Boss gunpowder is currently a Hodgdon Powder Company brand.

I Have This Old Gun: Remington 1875 Improved Army Revolver

It probably wasn’t the kind of endorsement that E. Remington & Sons would have preferred, but when outlaw Frank James surrendered to the governor of Missouri on Oct. 5, 1882, and handed over his 1875 Remington, he proclaimed, “the Remington is the hardest and surest shooting pistol made.”

A Hard Look at Henry Lever-Actions

A relatively young company, Henry Repeating Arms has risen to become a significant maker of American long guns—and it did so primarily with lever-action rifles. Here’s an in-depth look.

Handloading The .44-40 Win.

Introduced in the Model 1873, the .44 Winchester Central Fire, as it was originally called, was the first center-fire cartridge to become available in a Winchester lever-action rifle.

Rifleman Q&A: Firing An Early Marlin?

A reader's .44-40 Win. Marlin Model 1894 lever-action, which was carried in his father’s police cruiser, was reportedly to have taken part in the apprehension of the legendary “Pretty Boy” Floyd.

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