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Marlin 336XLR

The main reason for the success of the XLR and cowboy-action shooting: Quite simply, lever-actions are fun to shoot.

The Romance of the Lever Gun

For those of us born in the middle of the last century there is a romantic connection to the lever-action rifle.

Marlin Big Bore 1895SBL

The 1895SBL, a serious big-bore lever-action gun that can take it as well as dish it out, is destined to become another Marlin 1895 legend.

Rossi Rio Grande

The lever-action rifle is inherently American, and Rossi tried to capture as much of the design's history as possible with its Rio Grande.

Double Tap Ammo

From handgun hunting loads to hard-to-find rifle rounds loaded with boutique bullets, the author reports stellar accuracy from all Double Tap ammo he's shot. While pricey, few things are more important to the success of your hunt than your ammo.

Winchester Model 88

For Throwback Thursday, here's a classic lever gun that has become the author's go-to rifle.

Hardware: Henry Model H010

Few hunting rifles can knock the dust off nostalgia with the same force they hammer a deer. Henry "gets it" and recently added a .45-70 to its stable of American-made lever guns.

Top 5 Whitetail Cartridges

Other than the feral hog, the whitetail deer covers more diverse types of terrain than any other game animal, leading hunters to have a wide variety of favorite cartridges. Additionally, whitetail hunters are perhaps the most fervent defenders and proponents of their chosen cartridges, which can range from the .22 Hornet to the .45-70 Government—not to mention the shotgun crowd. How do you even begin a "Top 5?"

Bullet Bio: Hornady FTX

Hornady's FTX bullets revolutionized ammunition offerings for lever-action rifles.

Why .30-30 Winchester Will Never Die

In this modern era of hunting rifles and cartridges, common sense would indicate that a cartridge with the performance level of the .30-30 would long ago have faded into obscurity. Why won’t it go away?

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