Some might say the Model 1873 Winchester “Won the West,” but it was Model 1892 that conquered Hollywood. Made in New Haven, Conn., in 1919, this original Winchester Model 1892 rifle in .32-20 Win. is just one of more than a million made between 1892 and 1941.
We recently covered one of 2016's best values in the budget-friendly Stoeger P3000, which impressed our reviewer. It impressed consumers, too, because for 2017 Stoeger has announced the P3500—the same gun, essentially, just chambered for those big ol' 3½-inch shells.
Just a few years before the United States entered the second global war, the U.S. service rifle changed from the bolt-action M1903 Springfield, to the gas-piston-operated semi-automatic M1 Garand.
Winchester's Model 24 double-barrel shotgun was introduced in 1939, just prior to the U.S. entering World War II, when most minds were not on sporting guns. Only about 116,000 of them were manufactured before it was discontinued from the Winchester catalog in the late 1950s.
DPMS, a part of Remington Outdoors, has invested significant resources for developing new concepts, which is how the new DPMS GII, LR rifles came to be offered. Our friends at American Rifleman recently covered the DPMS GII in .308 Win. during a "Rifleman Review" segment on Outdoor Channel's American Rifleman TV.
Just two years ago, Ruger celebrated the 50th Anniversary of its venerable 10/22. One of the industry's most widely respected rimfire rifles, the 10/22 has earned a lasting home in the gun safe of many a hunter and shooter. Its dependability and versatility have endeared it to the American public, and there are few doubts that it'll be around for another five decades, at least.