Adopted alongside the U.S. Model 1855 Rifle and Rifle-Musket, the Model 1855 Pistol Carbine mated a shoulder stock to a big-bore handgun. While soon rendered obsolete by better carbines, such as the Sharps, the M1855s saw service against the Apache and Cheyenne and in the American Civil War.
The .458 Lott, legitimized as a factory proposition by Ruger and Hornady, is a task-specific cartridge made for the business of taking on the world’s biggest—and most dangerous—game.
After the first round of shooting, this Magnum Research "Thunder Snub" revolver chambered in .45-70 Gov't. underwent a round of gel testing.
The numbers are in, and the best-selling lever-action rifle sold in 2019 by GunBroker is the Marlin 1895.
A snub-nose revolver chambered in .45-70 Gov't.? Is such a thing possible? With Magnum Research's customizable BFR line, it is. Check out our results here.
The "rifle that could not be built" appeared at SHOT Show 2020 in the form of the Bishop Firearms 1895 GBL lever-action rifle chambered in 458 SOCOM.