Shooting Lever Guns of the Old West,
softbound book,
by Mike Venturino
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Mike again has put his vast knowledge and years of experience in shooting all types of lever action rifles from the old west. From shooting the originals by Winchester and Marlin, as well as the many replicas made today. It also discusses in detail reloading cartridges for many calibers that were popular in these rifles. Sights for these guns are covered. There is a section on hunting with a lever gun. An important reference book to the lever action fan. Soft bound, 8-1/2 x 11", with 200 black & white photos.

The Table of Contents includes the following:
  • Introduction
  • Basic Terms


  • PART ONE: THE GUNS
  • WINCHESTERS
    • The Henry & Model 1866
    • Model 1873
    • Modern Henry, Models 1866 & 1873
    • Model 1876
    • Model 1886
    • Modern Model 1886s
    • Model 1892
    • Modern Model 1892s
    • Model 1894
    • Model 1895 (Vintage & Modern)
  • MARLINS
    • Model 1881
    • Models 1888, 1889, & 1894
    • Modern Model 1894s
    • Model 1893
    • Model 1895 (Vintage & Modern)


  • PART TWO: RELOADING FOR OLD WEST LEVER GUNS
  • Author's Note to Readers
  • THE PISTOL CARTRIDGE CALIBERS
    • General Comments
    • .25-20
    • .32 WCF (.32-20)
    • .38 Special
    • .357 Magnum
    • .38 WCF (.38-40)
    • .44 Magnum
    • .44 WCF (.44-40)
    • .45 Colt
  • WINCHESTER MODEL 1876 CALIBERS
    • General Comments
    • .40-60 WCF
    • .45-60 WCF
    • .45-75 WCF
    • .50-95 WCF
  • WINCHESTER MODEL 1886 & MARLIN MODEL 1895 CALIBERS
    • General Comments
    • .33 WCF
    • .38-56 WCF
    • .40-65 WCF (.40-60 Marlin)
    • .40-82 WCF
    • .45-70 Gov't
    • .45-90 WCF
    • .50-110
  • WINCHESTER MODEL 1894 & MARLIN MODEL 1893 CALIBERS
    • General Comments
    • .25-35 WCF
    • .30 WCF (.30-30)
    • .32-40
    • .32 W.S.
    • .38-55
  • WINCHESTER MODEL 1895 CALIBERS
    • General Comments
    • .30-40 Krag
    • .35 WCF
    • .38-72 WCF
    • .40-72 WCF
    • .405 WCF


  • PART THREE: MISCELLANEOUS
  • Rivals to Winchester and Marlin
  • The Lever Gun as a Fighting Rifle
  • Sights for Old West Lever Guns
  • The Lever Gun for Hunting
  • Conclusion


  • Appendix
  • Bibliography
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