Born from a desire for a faster and flatter shooting cartridge, the .32-20 Winchester Center Fire cartridge came to the world stage at the end of the 19th century as a popular option for revolvers and lever-action rifles alike, but its popularity eventually dwindled as the 20th century progressed.
Compact, reliable and powerful, Winchester's Model 1894 lever-actions may not have the popularity it once had with Western settlers, prospectors, law enforcement officers, hunters and ranchers, but its legacy remains today and is a fan favorite in Winchester's current product line.
The most recent line of pump-action shotguns from one of America’s oldest names lives up to the reputation for reliability and handling of its forebears—at a fraction of the cost.
This week on American Rifleman Television, we take a look behind the scenes at Colt, examine the Winchester Wildcat in .22 LR and look back at the history of the British Brunswick rifle.
Since its invention at the end of the 19th century, the Winchester Model 1894 lever-action rifle design has become an iconic American firearm that is still produced and celebrated to this day.