Produced between the 1936 and the 1957, with important technical variations to the previous Model 1886 designed by John M. and Matthew S. Browning, it is identified as the first rifle chambered for a specific cartridge (.348 WCF) as well as for the last “big game” lever action rifle produced by Winchester. Advertised as The Universal Big-Game Rifle, the Model 71 was welcomed with enthusiasm by the big game hunters. DP produce this famous rifle of the first half of the twentieth century, chambered for a well known historical cartridge, the .45-70, which is today easily available. The Lever Action 1886/71 rifle has a five round magazine and is drilled and tapped to be equipped with the proper Creedmoor sight. The barrel and magazine are blue finished, the stock, with chequered pistol grip and forend are of walnut. The rifle is available in a Premium version with case hardened frame and butt cap. Special PMG barrel. Solid steel locking lugs in a fast strong lever action. Ultra light Microcell memory buttplate 23mm (.511”) thick. Pistol grip with metal cap. Rear sight with elevation and windage adjustments. Tunnel front sight with brass insert. Drilled and tapped for a Creedmoor sight. Optional integral rear sight base to mount modern sight.
|Model:||1886/71 Lever Action Premium|
|Rate of twist:||1 in 18"|
|Stock type:||Pistol Grip|
|Trigger:||Two Stage Adjustable|