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How The Cody Firearms Museum Tracks Historic Winchester Guns


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About 3.5 million records of Winchester guns were given to the Cody Firearms Museum at The Center of The West Museum in Cody, WY. These records range from 1874 all the way to the 1960s. Customers who have Winchester firearms of this vintage, can call into the museum and find out when their gun was […]

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Winchester Premieres Three Short Films to Showcase Its Historic Heritage


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When a brand has enjoyed such an illustrious and lengthy history as Winchester has over the past 150 years, you can’t just do a story in a magazine or post a few blogs to celebrate. Such an occasion deserves unique attention and as part of the Big Red W’s multi-media celebration, the company is releasing […]

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Melissa Bachman

How to Keep Binos Safe, Secure and Dry


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Your gear can get beat up pretty easily when hunting in a wide variety of weather and terrain. Your primary focus should be on the hunt, not protecting your gear. I’m the perfect example on this. When it’s the end of a stalk and it’s time to get down and belly crawl, most of the […]

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Keeping Varmint Rifle Barrels Clean


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Some wild species — like the furbish lousewort flower and Kirtland’s warbler — are endangered. Others are at plague levels. Certain rodents, for instance. Farmers plagued by rodents in their crops either poison them or let varmint shooters trim the herds. You could be one of those shooters, and on your first shoot this late […]

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Catch Some Great Competitive Shooting This Summer


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Baseball players can lay claim to being the unofficial “boys of summer,” while in August, the eyes of the sporting world will turn much of their attention to the Olympic games in Rio, but for competitive shooters across America, it’s not a bad time to be a competitor either. In fact, the next few months […]

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Melissa Bachman

The Last Frontier – Alaska Adventure Part III


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With my dad’s black bear tag filled, I was up next and was super excited to have him by my side for the remainder of the hunt.  For years I’ve been coming to Southeast Alaska to hunt black bear and the adventures have been unbelievable.  This was going to be the first time staying in […]

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A Bit of History to Include Oliver Winchester, John Moses Browning and Henry Ford


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What do Oliver Winchester, John Moses Browning and Henry Ford have in common? It’s the Winchester Model 1887 lever-action shotgun. A Browning design shotgun produced by Winchester as serial #1, and purchased by Henry Ford….and then gifted to Harvey Firestone of Firestone Tires. Guns, cars and tires. Obviously the lineage of this particular gun is […]

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Celebrating 150 Years of Winchester: The Third 50 Years


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The mid-sixties ushered in a tumultuous time for America. The conflict in Vietnam was just beginning and social unrest roiled across the nation as the civil rights movement raged in the South and people protested the war. Winchester celebrated 100 years as a brand in 1966, and refusing to rest on its legacy and developments […]

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