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Hunting with a Winchester 1895 – A Winchester Arms Collectors Association Guest Post

Hunting with a Winchester 1895 – A Winchester Arms Collectors Association Guest Post

My love for Winchesters came about because of my grandfather. He is an unbelievable shot and had me shooting his Model 1894 from the age of four. It was an instant addiction to all things Winchester. The first time I saw a ‘95 was on the famous “The Kind That Gets Them” poster as a teenager. From then on I knew I would endeavor to own one of these majestic rifles.

Winchester Model 94 Flat Band Carbines – A Winchester Arms Collectors Association Guest Post

Winchester Model 94 Flat Band Carbines – A Winchester Arms Collectors Association Guest Post

The Model 94 Carbine evolved frequently during its 123-year lifespan, and as a result of its continual evolution, many uniquely different variations were produced. One of the more noticeable variations manufactured was one that we collectors refer to as the “Flat Band” Carbine.

Four Reasons I Love to Hunt with Lever Action Rifles

Four Reasons I Love to Hunt with Lever Action Rifles

Guest Blog Post by Scott Severson of HuntTested.com: The lever action rifle has been with us for over 160 years, ever since Benjamin Tyler Henry patented the first practical lever action repeating rifle. Despite being long in the tooth, the lever action is having a moment right now. Lever guns are more popular and I’ll say it, they are better quality than ever. The resurgence is well-founded in the quality and inherent utility of this venerable platform. If you’re a hunter considering a lever gun, take a look at these four reasons I love to hunt with lever action rifles.

Sun n Fun Airshow Wrap-Up: Doug Turnbull Wins Best Back Country Custom Classic Award

Sun n Fun Airshow Wrap-Up: Doug Turnbull Wins Best Back Country Custom Classic Award

Congratulations to Doug Turnbull and his 1946 Piper PA-12. His trusty bird received the Best Back Country Custom Classic award during the recent 2022 SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo in Lakeland, Florida. Doug and his plane were also recognized during the Aircraft Judging Awards Banquet held on the Saturday evening during the event.

“Preserve, Revere, Inspire.”: A New Year’s Greeting

“Preserve, Revere, Inspire.”: A New Year’s Greeting

Glass half-empty, or half-full? The past few years have presented an opportunity to take stock of what’s most important. To stand proudly for who we are, and why we are. With that in mind, let me re-introduce you to three of our guiding principles and why they’ll continue to drive our work in the coming year.