Buffalo Newton Rifle Co. Mod.1916, chambered in .256 Newton

.256 Newton From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia .256 Newton Type Hunting Place of origin United States Production history Designer Charles Newton Designed 1913 Manufacturer Western Cartridge Company Specifications Parent case .30-06 Springfield Case type Rimless Bullet diameter .264 in (6.7 mm) Neck diameter .291 in (7.4 mm) Shoulder diameter .418 in (10.6 mm) Base diameter .471 in (12.0 mm) Rim diameter .473 in (12.0 mm) Rim thickness .049 in (1.2 mm) Case length 2.440 in (62.0 mm) Overall length 3.40 in (86 mm) … Continue reading “Buffalo Newton Rifle Co. Mod.1916, chambered in .256 Newton”

Colt, Model 1883 Colt-Burgess

      Although Colt predominately was a manufacturer of popular revolvers, such as the Colt Single Action Army, the company began in the 1880s to seek to compete against Winchester in the rifle market. In 1882, Colt contacted Andrew Burgess to design a lever-action rifle and by July 1883, production of the new rifle … Continue reading “Colt, Model 1883 Colt-Burgess”

Persian Mauser Model 98/29, Iranian Czech 1898/1929, Blue 29” Military Bolt Action Rifle, MFD 1931-1938

The Czech made Persian Model 98/29 Long Rifle is considered to be one of the best Military Mausers ever made. I just wish that I had the cash & opportunity to buy one! I can not imagine the amount of work it took to put the Persian Stampings on each rifle. All I know is … Continue reading “Persian Mauser Model 98/29, Iranian Czech 1898/1929, Blue 29” Military Bolt Action Rifle, MFD 1931-1938”