LEVER-ACTION

Accessorizing Your Ruger...

As Marlin fans anxiously awaited Ruger’s rendition of the classic levergun with trepidation, I never doubted it for a second.
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Levergun Leverage

In 1855, partners Smith & Wesson, Horace and Daniel, formed the Volcanic Repeating Arms Company to improve upon the Rocket Ball lever action design of one...
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Marlin 1895 SBL

“We’re mighty proud of it,” said Mark Gurney. “But it’s not a Ruger Marlin. It’s a Marlin.”
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Are Lever Actions Obsolete?

With the large number of modern, modular, semi-automatic rifles chambered for intermediate cartridges in circulation, do lever-action firearms still serve a...
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The New Original Henry

Nothing’s more American than lever-action rifles. The pride and romance associated with them is legendary. Even to this day, they’re revered for their...
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Which Guns Actually Won...

Which guns were instrumental in making the west safe for settlers? Mike "Duke" Venturino counts two as co-winners with two others as second-placers.
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Winchester Enigma

While my Marlins have killed deer, bear, elk and pronghorn, I’ve taken just one buck with Winchester’s classic deer rifle.
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Henry Big Boy Steel .357...

We are blessed with a large proliferation of sixguns, semi-automatic pistols and leverguns to choose from.
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The Ruger Marlin is here!

The first Ruger/Marlin is the Model 1895 — the most popular lever action ever for big-game hunters. This .45-70 is all stainless-steel construction with a...
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The .44 WCF Or .44-40

The first successful repeating lever-action rifle was the 1860 Henry. B. Tyler Henry was Oliver Winchester’s shop foreman at New Haven Arms and the Henry...
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Ruger .44 Magnum Carbines

Ruger has offered pistol-caliber carbines over the last 60 years chambered in .44 Magnum, including two semi-automatics, the Deerstalker and Deerfield, as...
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Uberti Courtney Stalking Rifle

Adolphe Uberti’s release of a proper stalking rifle, called “The Courteney,” is designed in traditional British guise to honor one of the most famous...
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Henry Big Boy Classic...

Today Henry USA makes modern lever-action rifles though they still make an original true to Henry’s 1860 patterns and patents. It is virtually identical...
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Slick Actions

Much attention has been given recently to pistol-caliber carbines, especially AR-type rifles and pistols chambered in 9mm.
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THE .32 WCF

Of all the popular Old West cartridges the .32 WCF/.32-20 has lacked popularity with me. I don’t know why exactly.
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The .50 Alaskan Lever Gun

It’s been over 25 years since I first read about the .50 Alaskan cartridge. The history captured my imagination like no other.
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Marlin 1895 .45-70...

The Springfield Trapdoor Cartridge Rifle and Carbine was produced for the military in 1873. It came chambered in an equally new, powerful cartridge.
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Exclusive Rifles Honor Iwo...

One of these men went 74 years without recognition, identified October 2019 as Harold “Pie” Keller of Brooklyn, Iowa. Henry Repeating Arms and...
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Old west big fifties

From the advent of metallic cartridge ammunition unto this day, .50 caliber rifles have won the hearts and minds of American riflemen.
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Rossi R92 Re-do

A while back I wrote up the stainless-steel Rossi R92 lever gun, chambered in 454 Casull. Being so impressed with its good manners, it was purchased.
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The Nifty .460 S&W Magnum

Versatility gives us more options during dire situations like ammo shortages. Sound familiar?
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A Substitute for Your AR |...

If President Biden gets his way, there's a good chance the federal government will make AR ownership difficult, if not impossible. If such a thing happens,...
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Rossi R92 .454 Casull...

As American as Chevy’s 454 big-block engine, the lever gun has been around since before the Civil War. Nothing stirs the spirit of a rifleman more than a...
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Cut Down Your Own...

Special Assignments Editor Roy Huntington shares how he cut down and modified his Winchester Model 94 to make it more versatile in this First Look video.
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CZ-USA 457 Varmint Precision Trainer MTR
Four New Rimfire Rifles...

With the widespread shortage of popular calibers and increased price of ammunition, there’s never been a better time to shoot rimfire firearms. Here are...
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Marlin’s Triple-Four

The lure of the lever gun is a contagious one. Once bitten, the symptoms rapidly progress. Cures include names like Marlin, Winchester, or Rossi.
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Levergun Loads: .45 Colt...

In part one of this series we saw the history of .45 Colt leverguns, which turned out to be quite recent, beginning in the early 1980s.
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Cowboy Action Shooting 101

Sweat slowly slithered down my back as I squinted in the sun. Heat waves shimmered in the distant tallgrass prairie.
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Me & Sharps Rifles

One evening almost 50 years ago while working as a dude wrangler in Yellowstone National Park, two friends and I were driving over Dunraven Pass in my pickup.
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Henry Announces 29 New...

Out with the old and in with the new, Henry Repeating Arms is launching 29 new rifle and shotgun models for 2021 — the largest product announcement in...
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