45 70 4 Life Lead

.45-70 4-Life

While it may lack the speed and shapely beauty of modern contenders, this nearly 150-year-old cartridge continues to prove itself in the field. Whoever said nothing lasts forever obviously never met the .45-70 Gov’t.

Gun Sight Solutions for Aging Eyes

What makes an open-sighted handgun most attractive is how easy it is to carry and how quickly it may be pressed into action. However, as hunters age we usually fall victim to presbyopia and struggle to focus on near objects, making it difficult to focus on the front sight of a handgun. Here’s what the author’s learned as he’s aged and discovered solutions to the problem.

#SundayGunday: Our Top 5 Guns of 2021

This Sunday, as everyone enjoys the holiday lull between Christmas and New Year’s Day, we thought it would be the perfect opportunity for a rearward glance at five of our top #SundayGunday guns of 2021.

Ruger Unveils New Lever-Action Marlin 1895 SBL Rifle

Ruger’s take on this classic makes for the most rugged Marlin rifle ever made.

Lever-Action Upgrades

As the lever-action revolution continues to gain traction among hunters and shooters, it’s time we look at functional upgrades that’ll turn your old workhorse into a modern-day stallion.

Head to Head: .444 Marlin vs. .45-70 Government

Both are cartridges are suitable for nearly any big-game animal, save the African dangerous heavyweights, and both have fervent, passionate followers. Contributor Philip Massaro takes a closer look at the similarities, differences and applications of each.

Hardware: Federal Premium HammerDown

Federal’s new HammerDown ammo line has been ideally adapted to feed, cycle and function in lever-action rifles while also delivering the best level of terminal performance for hunting that can be extracted from each cartridge.

Review: Heym Model 26B Double Rifle .45-70

The Model 26B over/under double rifle handles well, carries efficiently, is seriously accurate and is handsome enough to hand to your friends to admire.

First Look: Rossi Rio Bravo

Featuring a rich German beechwood or rugged black polymer forearm and stock with polished black metal finish, the Rio Bravo brings the traditional rifle experience to the rimfire category.

Citadel Levtac-92 Lever Actions Shipping Soon

New Levtac-92 Lever Actions, from Citadel, are set to arrive at Legacy Sports International in July.

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