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Celebrating Winchester’s 150th – General George Patton’s gun


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General George Patton was a true legend and one of the most iconic figures in American History. Best known for his leadership in World War II, Patton led the US Third Army in France and Germany following the Allied invasion of Normandy in June 1944. More Winchester history is found in this video shot at […]

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Kim Rhode Sets Olympic Record


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In case you missed it the other week, given NBC’s—and the major media’s in general—challenge in adequately covering the breadth of events taking place during the Rio Olympics, Winchester-supported shooter Kim Rhode, 37, set a new world record when she finished third in the women’s skeet shooting event. By winning the bronze medal, Rhode became […]

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Melissa Bachman

Winchester’s New Big Game Expedition Ammunition


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A brute of a round from Winchester for extra large big gam species such as brown bear, moose, kudu, elk and gemsbok. Deep penetration with a polymer tip and a bonded alloy lead core. Check out this video from Winchester Deadly Passion’s Melissa Bachman to learn more.      

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Getting Ready for the Fall Season to Come – Part 2


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Last week we noted a few things hunters need to consider and start doing now well before the start of fall hunting seasons. Following are more tips to help you get ready for your best season ever. Start Scouting—I’m not talking about just starting to scout game just yet as much as scouting out your […]

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Melissa Bachman

Sighting In Your Shotgun This Summer For Turkey Hunts This Fall


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As the summer winds down and we get closer to fall, it’s important to spend plenty of time at the range ensuring every gun we have is dialed in.  Most people think of range time and rifles, but please don’t forget the importance of patterning shotguns at the range as well! To help get started, […]

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Writer Ernest Hemingway’s Winchester Side-by-Side Shotgun


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The American novelist who gave us “The Old Man and the Sea”, “A Farewell to Arms” and so many others was also a skilled hunter who enjoyed African safaris. Here is a little more history on Winchester firearms, and a glimpse into some of the history surrounding Hemingway’s Winchester side-by-side.

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Getting Ready for the Fall Season to Come – Part 1


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The mercury may still be flirting with triple digits where you live and a pool look more inviting than a deer stand, but fall hunt seasons will be here before you know it with some set to crank up in just a matter of weeks. In fact, for deer hunters, the first firearms deer season […]

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Melissa Bachman

Tips for Proper Gun Sight-In


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When it comes to sighting in your rifle, you need to be patient and pay close attention to detail.  This is the time to get everything prepared for later and you don’t want to cut any corners.  First, if you’re mounting the scope yourself the number one thing to remember is to not over tighten […]

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