The Model 1873 is widely credited as being “The Gun that Won the West®.” This classic model was chambered in the popular handgun calibers of the day and it’s been produced in carbine, rifle and musket models. Cowboy Action Shooters love the reliable Model 1873 because it fires the same ammo as their revolver.
This particular model gives cowboy action shooters even more to be excited about, as it comes ready-for-competition with extras that improve speed and accuracy on the firing line. The most notable enhancement is the action that has been tuned for speed – as is the Winchester way. Specifically, the action has been performance-tuned and modified with a shorter, smoother lever stroke to make cycling faster when you're competing against the clock.
Even with the performance-focused extras, never forget that this is a genuine Winchester Repeating Arms® Model '73 with an oil-finished walnut stock, color case hardened carbine strap buttplate and a 20" round barrel with a full-length magazine, just like the original. Receiver rear tang is drilled and tapped for optional peep sight (sight not included). If you’re the type of collector or hunter who won’t settle for second best or a copy of a copy, fill your hands with this magnificent rifle, saddle up and blaze your trail into the sunset.