The Winchester® Model 1892 has been featured in many Western movies and was the favorite of John Wayne and Chuck Connors. It is considered by many as the smoothest, most compact, handiest and most handsome lever-action ever offered. The Model 1892 is the compact model of the venerable Model 1886. For 2011, this exquisite rifle features a 20″ round, deeply-blued and polished barrel, receiver and lever. The full-length tubular magazine balances the rifle perfectly. The stock is solid walnut, cut in a straight grip style for fast handling.
- Walnut stocks with satin finish, authentic straight-grip styling and blued steel carbine strap offer a nostalgic look
- Steel contoured carbine strap buttplate is quick to shoulder and protects buttstock from damage
- Triple-checked button rifled barrel for the ultimate in accuracy and precision
- Top-tang safety is easy to see and operate
- Rebounding hammer provides added margin of safety
- Loop lever with radiused edges gives added protection to your fingers
- Marble Arms® Front Sight and adjustable semi-buckhorn rear sight get you on target quickly
- Saddle Ring allows attaching rifle to your saddle
- Steel loading gate for smoother loading
|Length of Pull (in)||12 3/4||Drop at Comb (in)||1 1/8|
|Drop at Heel (in)||1 3/4||Stock Material||Black Walnut|
|Stock Finish||Satin||Drilled and Tapped for Scope||No|
|Trigger Guard Engraving||None||Magazine Type||Full-Length Tube|
|Magazine Capacity||10||Chamber Finish||Polished|
|Barrel Finish||Brushed Polish||Barrel Material||Steel|
|Twist Rate (in)||26||Overall Length (in)||37 1/2|
|Weight||6 lbs 0 oz||Wood Grade||Grade I|
|Sling Swivel Studs||None|
125 years and still going strong.
2017 marks the 125th year of the Model 1892. Of all the rifles produced in an era often called “the Winning of the West” the John Browning-designed Winchester Model 1892 stands out as an engineering masterpiece. Light, fast, ultra quick to the point, natural . . . . essentially perfect. Of all the pistol caliber rifles of the day, none have become more viable in modern Cowboy Action shooting than the ’92. It’s a good year to get your hands on some history.
The favorite of the Duke and just about everbody. “Fill your hands you . . . ” The Model 92 was elevated to the status of movie star for three quarters of a Century by many of the most famous on-screen cowboys. When you saw a movie with John Wayne, or watched The Rifleman with Chuck Connors you knew that the rifle they used was more than a screen prop. Going back in time, Annie Oakley performed across the world with Buffalo Bill shooting her special smoothbore 1892.
Over a million. Not many firearm models today can boast of having had over one million produced. The Winchester Model 1892, very similar in construction to the Winchester Model 1886, is one of these famous lever-action rifles.
Compact, light and fast. It is much like a compact or carbine model of the famous 1886 and has the same dual, vertical locking system for impressive strength. Many of its components have been scaled down and simplified to handle the smaller calibers, and here is where this nostalgic rifle shines.
What makes it the ultimate lever action? The Model 92 is famous for its light weight, low recoil and responsive, easy handling. It displays a genius of design that makes it a modern-day treasure. The Winchester Model 1892 features a beautifully finished walnut stock, blued barrel and receiver, finely fit with precision and pride.
How to find the model you want. From year to year Winchester Repeating Arms introduces new models and versions of the Model 1892. Your dealer may have both the current model of the year and other previous year models in his or her inventory. An internet search is a key tool when locating these special rifles which are commonly made in very limited manufacturing runs.