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A Modern Classic: The Winchester Model 1885 Hunter Rimfire .17 Winchester Super Magnum Varmints beware When a classic rifle meets the fastest commercially available rimfire cartridge, it is a union worthy of a very close look.   History As the model number suggests, the Winchester Model 1885 has been around for well over a century. It is a single-shot rifle with a falling block action, of which two models were produced – a Low Wall and a High Wall. The High Wall receiver has sides that extend up to the top of the barrel, whereas the Low Wall receiver sides … Read more »

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Not what you’re looking for? Find more articles on hunting gear! Having been around the block, so to speak, when it comes to guns, I don’t always jump at the sight of a new addition to the overcrowded marketplace. I might even say that I’m a bit gun shy. But that does not, in any way, infer that I’m not constantly looking for a new gun that I believe will, in some realistic way, improve the lot for us hunters and shooters in either performance, structural integrity, price point or, even better, all three. One of those guns might just … Read more »

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Not what you’re looking for? Find more articles on hunting gear! Accurate and fun to shoot for all ages Airguns have been a part of my life for longer than I care to admit. From the time when I envied a fellow kid down the block that had one, to purchasing a top-of-the-line airgun that cost me more than most of my centrefire rifles did. They are a blast to shoot and I have spent countless hours with them, punching holes in paper in an effort to keep my shooting skills sharp. Needless to say, I’m not alone as the … Read more »

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