LEVER-ACTION

Levergun Loads: .45 Colt...

The levergun that never was, is. It took over a century, however it finally happened. Why did it take so long?
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Turnbull Restoration...

The 1873 Winchester may be “The gun that won the West” but the Model 1892 is the Western levergun that won America’s heart.
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Bullet Selection For .44...

When hunting in the brushy areas of western Washington the .44 Magnum revolver tends to be my first choice,
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Cast Bullets in .44 Magnum...

There are several factors involved when choosing a cast bullet for use in the .44 Magnum levergun. First is Overall Length (OAL). If the bullet makes the...
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Levergun Loads: .44 Magnum

The first issue of GUNS Magazine arrived in January 1955 when I was a junior in high school. It was notable as the first magazine ever dedicated to articles...
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Remembering Walter Rodgers

I was still a junior in high school when GUNS Magazine first appeared in January 1955. The printed page had a major effect on me, especially some of the...
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The .38 Special and .44...

It seems everyone is always talking about .357 Magnum and .44 Magnum leverguns but what about .38 Special and .44 Special loads in leverguns which were...
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Rimfire Rossi Rio Bravo

I own a few remarkably accurate .22-caliber rifles, but after getting wind of Rossi’s brand-new lever-action rifle, the Rio Bravo, I think I can squeeze...
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Collar Buttons For The...

Looking at the studs used to attach men’s collars to the neckbands of the shirts of the era, it’s easy to see where John Barlow's inspiration came from...
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Marlin 150th Anniversary...

Proud to offer the next generation of lever-action and rimfire rifles, Marlin’s 150th Anniversary Collection includes two commemorative rifles: a...
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Marlin 336C Curly Maple

The new Model 336C with the curly maple stock is about the most beautiful lever action rifle I’ve ever seen. Never mind cowboys never had curly maple...
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Lever Gun Resurgence

My favorite lever guns are a Winchester Model 71 in .348 Winchester, a Model 92 in .45 Colt, a Winchester Model 94 in .30-30 Winchester and a Henry Classic...
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The Guns Of The Wild Bunch

It has been 50 years since the movie The Wild Bunch hit the silver screen.
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Henry .45-70 Side Gate...

“That’s the stuff dreams are made of,” John Wayne whispered softly inside my cranium.
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Identical Shooting Twins

The lady was being stalked. Encouraged by her husband, she made an appointment with me to learn how to shoot a gun.
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The Golden Days Are Here

In the early 1960s I was a pre-teenager fascinated with hunting and shooting — well, in addition to fishing, camping, hiking, baseball, hockey, archery...
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The .375 Winchester

The .375 Winchester was introduced in 1978 and is a modernized version of the .38-55 Winchester from the 1880s.
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The Perfect Packin’ Rifle

My passion for most of my life has been sixguns but not far behind this is the same feeling for leverguns. Now, at this stage of my life, I am expanding my...
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