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Celebrating 150 Years of Winchester: Riding Shotgun


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In his time with Winchester, John Moses Browning may be best known for his development of famed rifles such as the Model 1885, Model 94 and Model 95, but he also created the first successful slide-action shotgun about the same time Win­chester started making his M90 slide-action .22 rimfire rifle The M93 shotgun intro­duced shooters […]

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Innovations For Waterfowl Hunters From an Iconic American Brand


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One has to look beyond the norm and completely break things down to their simplest form to sometimes find true innovation. Once that is accomplished, each and every element must be reconsidered in order to find ways to improve it. Many would say, “It works fine so why change it?” Not the people who are […]

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Finding The Right Combination of Choke And Turkey Load


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Most turkey hunters know they have to “pattern” a combination of chokes and shells to find the ideal, long-range turkey medicine for their pet shotgun. But this is expensive and hard on the shoulder, no? No! At least not if you do it the smart way. To save wear and tear on your shoulder from […]

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Celebrating 150 Years of Winchester: Rimfires, Revolvers and Handguns.


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Rimfire Legacy Despite its great successes with modern, centerfire cartridges and rifles through the years, Winchester has never forgotten it got started with a rimfire, the .44 Henry. Winchester been at the heart of rimfire production and innovation ever since. From its high-velocity .22 Winchester Rimfire in 1890 through its .22 Winchester Magnum Rimfire of […]

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Model 73 and 76, along with 1 of 1,000


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Wow…talk about history. Come along with Winchester World of Whitetail host Ron Spomer as he visits the Cody Firearms Museum and explores Winchester Firearms history…specifically the Winchester model 73 and 76, and 1 of 1,000 mystique in this Winchester 150th Anniversary Video.

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Celebrating 150 Years of Winchester – John Olin to the Rescue


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Many readers will be shocked to learn that Winchester Repeating Arms Company essentially died after the stock market crash of 1929. Despite full-bore production during WW I, product demand crashed after the war and plummeted even more as America plunged into the Great Depression. In an attempt to survive, Winchester expanded its product base, entering […]

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Melissa Bachman

AA TrAAcker and Crow Hunting – A Lethal Combination


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As Winchester celebrates its 150th anniversary, it’s truly amazing to look back at all the innovations and new products that have become available to hunters and shooters.  They are constantly pushing the envelope and coming up with way to make hunter/shooters more effective in the field.  Think about that for a minute – for 150 […]

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Celebrating 150 Years of Winchester – Rise of the Bolt-Action


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Always an innovator, Winchester began dabbling in bolt-action rifles early with the Hotchkiss in 1878, selling a few to the U.S. military, 15,000 to the Chinese Empire in 1881 and offering them as a sporting arm in 1883. The first bolt-action ever developed actually appeared in 1824, created by German arms inventor Johann Nicolaus von […]

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