What is a repeating rifle used for?
They are used for hunting, sport shooting, and used by the military.
Oliver Winchester made the first Winchester Rifle(repeating)
Oliver Winchester invented the Winchester repeating rifle in 1860
Union forces had privately purchased them. Rebel forces used captured repeating rifles. The repeater, was considered the "assault rifle" of the Civil War. Just as the M16 assault rifle replaced the M14 rifle in Vietnam.
Try search for Spencer rifles- it was an early lever action repeating rifle from the period of the US Civil War.
The bolt action was created as a repeating rifle capable of firing a powerful cartridge.
a rifle that can fire more than one shot without reloading
To provide a rifle with more firepower than the traditional muzzleloader.
WHICH Henry? The antique Henry rifle made in the 1860's or the current Henry Repeating Arms Co rifle?
I am not sure, but the first repeating rifle was used in the civil war, it was the Spencer repeating rifle, it had a lever underneath the action (firing mechanism) that would eject the round and reload one. This was the first one that used a self-contained cartridge, much like today's bullets. However their was one bolt-action rifle used in northwestern Asia that fired paper ball cartridge's, but it was expensive and production slowed to… Read More
that was in 1860.
There were several- but you are probably thinking of the Henry.
"The gun that won the west"
ANSWER In the order: the rifled muskets, the miniè bullet, the breech-loading rifle, the repeating carbine and rifle.
There were several types of weapons used in the civil war. The top ten weapons were the cannon, Minnie ball, pistols, sabers, swords, knives, Springfield rifle, Lorenz rifle, Colt rifle, and repeating weapons.
Christopher Miner Spencer
Depends on if you are talking about lever, pump or gas assist.
Winchester Repeating Rifle
for the fact that it has a rapid, concentrated and controlled rate of fire
No published sn data.
less people were killed and the wars took longer
Most of the early work was done in New Haven, Connecticut
.58 caliber Springfield musket .69 caliber Harpers Ferry Rifle '''Spencer carbine '''Henry repeating rifle '''Colt revolver '''Remington '''English Enfield rifle ''''''''''''''''''
I assume that you are inquiring about a Winchester rifle? If so, all of them were made in the U.S. starting with the Henry Repeating Rifle in the year 1860, and ending with the Models 70 and 94 late in the year 1980.
to win wars to get more rounds off it took one minute for two shots to be fired and the repeater well you could empty your rifle out.
Some did. early pioneers heading west had flintlocks, which was prior to the Henry rifle. the Henry came about at the time of the civil war
No, it didn't have a clip.
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The repeating rifle, the revolver, the Gatling gun, the breech loaded cannon, the breech loaded carbine (such as the Sharps).
That would be a pretty safe bet. The matchlock musket was replaced with the flintlock, which was replaced by the cartridge rifle, replaced by the repeating rifle, replaced with the semi auto rifle, and so on. But the next major change is likely to be in the type of ammunition used.
The H&R model 300 Ultra Rifle is a bolt action, repeating rifle. Typically built on a FN or Sako action, but possible other manufacture of actions. Generally considered a good quality rifle.
1861 Springfield 58 caliber Rifle Musket 1858 Endfield 3 Band .577 caliber Rifle Musket Sharp's Carbine 50 caliber Sharp's rifle 50 caliber Burnside carbine 52 caliber Spencer repeating carbine 52 caliber Henry Repeating rifle 44-40 rimfire Model 1841 Mississippi Rifle 58 caliber Harper's Ferry 1840 conversion smoothbore 69 caliber (Buck and Ball) This list represents only the more popular rifles. Other firearms such as shotguns (which do not have rifled barrels) and handguns (revovlers) are… Read More
Any type of rifle which can fire more than one round without having to be reloaded. The term was originally applied to lever action rifles.
around the 100$ to 150$ range 100 to 150
In general terms, the Henry Repeating Rifle is considered to be the forefather of the Winchester Model 1866 (the first such rifle and Model to bear the "Winchester" name). Tyler B. Henry was the inventor of the Henry Rifle, and was granted the patent for his creation on October 16th, 1860.
That depends on what you mean by "famous". The Springfield 1861 rifled musket was used extensively by the North. Colt Dragoons and Army and Navy percussion revolvers were used by both sides. The Henry Repeating Rifle was pretty much the first production repeating rifle used by the US military. One of the strangest but well known guns used was the LeMat revolver, which had 9 loads in the cylinder, and a shotgun barrel below the… Read More
44.40 carbine, and a 38.40 pistol... He carries a "Large Loop" short barrel carbine model 92 Winchester repeating rifle.
If it is a lever action, the model number will be behind the hammer.
No It is not a repeater , you must re cock and and hand load a pellet after each shot!
Henry Repeating Arms of Bayonne NJ. See link below to the company website.
Blue Book of Gun Values
You are probably thinking of the Spencer. A lever action rifle, known as "That Yankee gun you can load on Sunday, and shoot all week.". to quote one Confederate soldier. See the link below for more information on the Spencer.
What is the value of winchester repeating arms rifle model 9422 m xtr 22 win magnum never used also as a scope?
Your Winchester model 9422M will bring a minimum of 550 dollars for the rifle,along with the additional price of the scope,being in the condition that you have described.
I'm not exactly positive of the rife used in the 1969 movie True Grit, but John Wayne had a fond preference for his Winchester Model 1892 Repeating Rifle. One major distinguishing characteristic of this rifle is the large, oversized loop on the loading lever. John Wayne had one with a large gold "JW" emblazoned on the wooden stock. Here is a link to a replica of that rifle that was made By Winchester beginning in… Read More
Winchester repeating arms company. it was a custom model l894. the large loop was a sort of prop making it stand out on film.
The original was in caiber .44 Henry rimfire. Currently in caliber .22 rimfire. Which one?
Winchester repeating arms company made your rifle in 1955 at there New Haven,Conn.plant.
The first well-known, practical repeating rifle was introduced by Colt Firearms in 1855. It was essentially a Colt percussion revolver with a longer barrel and rifle stock. Although a repeater, each chamber of the cylinder had to be charged and primed separately, as in all percussion revolvers. Extra pre-loaded cylinders were carried in lieu of magazines or loose ammunition. The first practical magazine-fed repeating rifle was produced by the Volcanic Arms Company, formed in 1855… Read More