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Pistol Range Time That Won’t Break the Bank – Winchester’s USA Forged


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I always stress the importance of putting in a significant amount of time at the rifle range, especially in the off-season to ensure I’m ready for the upcoming fall.  It’s all about practice, knowing one’s gun, and coming up with the best ammo combination to ensure confidence when that big buck steps out. For me, […]

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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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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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Winchester Pistols? A Little More of Winchester’s Iconic History


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Winchester pistols? Who knew. Well, it’s nothing that is offered in the current line of Winchester Firearms, but there was a time, a long time ago, when Winchester looked into offering pistols. The company at the time was called New Haven Arms – this was actually before Oliver Winchester purchased that company and turned it […]

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.17 WSM Power Core – A New Lighting Fast Round


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Although most people think of the winter months as the best time to go after coyotes, spring is a crucial time to do a little predator hunting as well.  With the growing numbers of coyotes in most areas across the US, it’s not uncommon to see coyotes carrying new born fawns in the spring.  I’ve […]

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30-30 Misconceptions Through The Years


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The most popular hunting rifle and cartridge combination in history is widely known — and inaccurately understood. The John Browning-designed Winchester Model 94 lever-action in 30-30 Winchester was the first commercial sporting rifle/cartridge that used smokeless gunpowder. This was a huge advancement in firearms technology, but the M94 was not initially chambered in 30-30. The […]

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