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Range Report: Henry .30-30 WCF

Henry has supplied us with excellent quality .22 rifles at a fair price for some time. While Henry offers a diverse number of rifles, it is best known for lever action rifles. Henry offers distinctively-styled rifles in calibers from .22 to .45 Colt. Offerings include stainless steel, blue, case-hardened and brass-frame rifles. One of my favorites is a .30-30 version

Barrel stamp on the Winchester Model 1894

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Winchester 1894 Rifle and the .32 Winchester Special Cartridge

The Winchester 1894 is the brainchild of John Moses Browning. He was an extraordinary individual and inventor. The lever action rifle was nothing new, but the Model ’94 owes little to previous rifles. The .32 Winchester Special features a .321-inch bullet. Introduced in 1901, the .32 Winchester Special was moderately popular but never achieved the popularity of the .30-30 WCF or the competing .35 Remington. Read to find out why the Model 1894 and .32 Winchester Special make a dynamic pairing.

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Winchester Model ’94—The Rifle That Won the West

The Winchester ’94 proved the perfect design for the USA’s first smallbore sporting rifle cartridge. Well over century later, the ’94 in its famous .30-30 cartridge is still a favorite of thousands of shooters and hunters. Here’s the story and modern offerings of this piece of western history.

Partial shot of the Rossi 92 focused on the short throw, on a white background

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The Cowboy Assault Rifle

The Rossi 92 carbine is a well-made carbine with good fit and finish. The .45 Colt cartridge is powerful and easy to use well in this carbine. The author likes this combination a lot and shares all the details in this article.

Rock River Arms Operator III MSR 5.56mm

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SHOT Show 2014 Special Edition Day 3: New Rifles

Cheaper Than Dirt! staffers covering the 2014 SHOT Show in Las Vegas have filed a third day of reports on new rifle introductions made at the show, and this edition includes coverage of major makers Rock River Arms, Legacy Sports International, Weatherby and Marlin.

Winchester Model 1873 Color Case Hardened

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SHOT Show 2014 Special Edition Day 2: New Rifles

Cheaper Than Dirt! staffers covering the 2014 SHOT Show in Las Vegas have filed more reports on new rifle introductions made at the show. Our staff articles are supplemented with reporting by SHOT Business Daily, reprinted with permission. SHOT Daily, produced by The Bonnier Corporation and the National Shooting Sports Foundation, covers all facets of the yearly firearms-industry show. To view a 2014 digital version of SHOT Daily, click here: