The Winchester 1873 may have been “The Gun That Won The West,” but it was the Winchester Model 1892, with its smoother, stronger action, that soon began outselling the earlier toggle-link lever-action and eventually caused the ‘73’s demise in 1921.
Even when rusted and worn, old rifles can be brought back to their former glory with a little knowledge and work. Follow Dave Campbell as he recounts his restoration of a Marlin Model 1897.
Though imposing on the silver screen, Steve McQueen's Winchester Model 92 "Mare's Leg" was an invention of Hollywood. Follow Rick Hacker as he takes a look at some of the modern reproductions of the "Mare's Leg," and tests them out.
The aluminum handguard replaces Henry’s factory fore-end and provides a new rear-sight location at the back of the receiver, as well as multiple M-Lok accessory-attachment slots.
The variety of available bullet weights and styles make the .44 Mag. a versatile cartridge, and a rifle with a relatively fast rifling twist can accurately fire all of them. Read on:
Christopher Miner Spencer became known as one of the greatest gun designers of his age, and his Spencer rifle was eventually fielded as one of the most advanced firearms employed during the Civil War. This is how he got started.