Gun Report

Winchester Model 94 Trapper .44 Mag.

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The supplied sights provided the most speed and accuracy. The action was light enough to short stroke, but we think familiarity was the key to reliable fast-action shots.

Winchester Model 94 Trapper .44 Mag.

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The Trapper’s simple front sight was faster and proved more accurate than the other designs in our test. Mounting was rudimentary but effective.
Crude rear sight elevation was via a stepped support. Fine elevation was adjusted at the rear blade. The top-loading breech block exposed the feeding mechanism with each shot. Drilled and tapped for a scope, a two-piece base would be the best choice.

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