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The .405 Winchester: History and Performance

Now largely a forgotten footnote in cartridge development, the .405 Winchester was once the most powerful rimmed cartridge capable of use in a lever-action rifle and was a favorite of Theodore Roosevelt.

Winchester Model Of 1895 .405 Win.

The Winchester Model of 1895 became the most powerful lever-action rifle ever produced when in 1904 the gun was introduced in .405 Win., then considered the best all-around North American game cartridge ever developed.


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