Today, the detachable box magazine is part of virtually every military rifle, but there was a time when it was just an idea in the fertile mind of inventor James Paris Lee. The Remington-Lee was America’s first military bolt-action with a detachable box magazine.
On this week’’s “Gun of the Week, American Rifleman staff examine the most advanced lever-action rifle from Henry Repeating Arms, and it’s chambered in .45-70 Gov’t.
Some of the top-selling lever-action rifles in America come from Henry USA, according to this list of popular lever actions sold on GunBroker.
Though little known today, the “Allin Conversions” and the other early “Trapdoor Springfields” represent an important part of the evolution of U.S. military small arms.
After the first round of shooting, this Magnum Research "Thunder Snub" revolver chambered in .45-70 Gov't. underwent a round of gel testing.