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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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USA Shooting Team Update


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With the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro little more than a couple months away, USA Shooting is dialing up the action as team shotgun trials get underway in Tillar, Ark., to determine four more Olympian shooters. Dubbed the “Thriller in Tillar” on the USA Shooting website, the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials begin […]

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A Little Winchester History – Buffalo Bill and Annie Oakley’s Winchester Rifles


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Ever hear of famed shooters Buffalo Bill and Annie Oakley? Winchester celebrates its 150th Anniversary this year. The Cody Firearms Museum (Buffalo Bill Museum wing) celebrates along with “The American Legend” as it showcases rifles from Buffalo Bill and Annie Oakley…along with thousands of other firearms. Come along on this Winchester video to learn more, […]

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Choosing the Best Turkey Load


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A recent hunt in South Dakota offers a key reminder of why choosing the right turkey load can make the difference between success and failure. Outdoor writers Doug Howlett and Brad Fenson were riding with fellow hunter Ken Byers, scouring the rolling country side for birds strutting in the open when they spotted a strutter […]

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Longbeard XR – The Ultimate in Long Range Capabilities


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Winchester has been a leader when it comes to designing innovative new products to help hunters in the field since 1866.  Everything from the perfect ammunition for deer hunters, hog hunters, varmint hunters, and also turkey hunters.  Longbeard XR has raised the bar when it comes maximum effective range for shooting turkeys.  We all like […]

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