We field-tested the the Premium version of the Pedersoli 1886/71 lever-action rifle in .45/70 Government caliber. An extraordinary all-round lever gun, especially for all forms of wild boar hunting – but not only.
Steinel Ammunition is a dynamic US company that combines the manufacturing of modern ammunition in special calibers such as the .450 Bushmaster or .458 SOCOM, with a line of rifle and handgun cartridges now considered obsolete. in this first overview we take a look at the cartridges for long guns.
SHOT Sow 2020 / New from Marlin: 1895 Dark lever rifle. We've finally had the chance to see up close the latest iteration of the Marlin 1895 lever rifle in .45/70 caliber. It's called "Dark" and you only have to look at the pictures to see why: it sports a black matte parkerized finish of the metal parts coupled with a black-webbed hardwood stock. But apart from color, there's more...
SHOT Show 2020 / New from Pedersoli: 1886 Carbine and flintlock Howdah pistol. With a length of exactly one meter (39.37 in), the new version of the 1886 lever rifle is an extremely handy gun even in dense woods. The .45/70 caliber ensures all the necessary power.
A rifle in .45-70 caliber and a shotgun in .410 bore are the new additions to the series that “offers up the best of both worlds” with both a removable tube magazine for safe and easy unloading and a side loading gate to keep the magazine topped off. Receivers are hardened brass and furniture is American walnut.
Recently I had the privilege to test the replica of the Sharps Model 1874 produced by Davide Perdersoli. A beautiful, historical rifle that accompanied the epic of the American frontier, it’s a real pleasure to shoot.
During a boar hunt we followed the dog driver in his difficult but exciting task, carrying a Pedersoli Mark II rifle: a gun born for the forest and for close encounters with these wild animals. We actually tested it in the field - enjoy our video!
IWA 2018 / New from Pedersoli: 1886 Sporting Classic. The 1886 lever action rifle line adds an elegant and powerful model. Thanks to the .45-70 chambering, it can be used for sports shooting and hunting.
SHOT Show 2017: collectors of classic arms were in for a treat as Uberti presented a perfect replica of the Winchester 1866 .45-70 lever action rifle in a lightweight version, making the gun easier to handle.
The lever action gun 1886/71 by Davide Pedersoli is an impressive replica of the Winchester original. It stakes a deliberate claim as a modern classic with its Wild West style and clear lines combined with traditional woods and a matching finish. VISIER author Phil Spangenberger tested the Premium model of the gun, which has acquired quite a sizeable fan base among avid hunters – and not only in …