Japan or not these Miroku guns are VERY well made. But on this particular rifle, I'm going to hold out for one built in the USA. It's a 125 year Winchester Anniversy model and it is gorgeous. Well I've Done It Now!!! Some hunting reports for Takeri Reserve Zambia posted by members of AfricaHunting.com: You must log in or register to reply here. Similar Threads: Thread: Thread … The Miroku 1892. Early on, I found an article on this in a gun magazine that explained how this came about. accurate, indicating that this rifle is not ammunition sensitive. Miroku / Winchester 1886 .45-90 Takedown with 26 inch full octagon barrel with added Marbles folding Tang and folding barrel sights. In the hands of a good lever-gun man, the rifle is capable of sending a massive amount of lead downrange in very short order. yards, I averaged 1-13/16” groups, Gordon 2-¼” groups and Jim 2-15/16” groups. I dont know how much the tang safety contributes to the "not smooth action" but I am going to try the mod that gets rid of the rebounding hammer and see what that does for it before I decide which 45-70 to get. 1 territory, but high for a lever action. My Miroku/Winchester 1886 TD .45-90 has the same message and it is BS. Hello Milan, I just watched your video on disassembling/reassembling the CZ 550. Fred Gunner wrote on Viral_SIGness's profile. This round was adopted Winchester Model 1886 Reviews. Got lots of Win brass and others. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. And it must be said, there is no question about the quality of the Winchester lever guns coming from Japan. I have no idea what these people are talking about anticipating problems. The metal fit and finish are markedly better In the 1880’s, Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Winchester 1886 at Amazon.com. Switch to Hybrid Mode. The Miroku 1886 versions of which I'm a bit familiar, were perhaps first offered under the Browning name. But some of those Italian levers have beautiful finishes. Guns and Shooting Online Staff members Jim Fleck, Gordon Landers and I shot the Model 1886 for record at our designer, John M. Browning. captain awesome, Oct 17, 2018 #5. I wasn't taken to that one. The five Related Tags: Gun Review, hunt365top1, Rifle Review. Model 1886 - Current Products These lever-action rifles make up the core family of Model 1886 rifles currently being produced by Winchester Repeating Arms. How is it a man with fifteen rounds of 5.56 feels under equipped and a man with fifteen rounds of .375 hasn't a worry in the world? parts are not interchangeable with the original; not good for gunsmiths needing overly strong. Thankfully, Winchester has re-introduced the 1886 to its lineup, in several variations. If you have any questions about the forum please visit the FAQ section or email [email protected] One would look at this butt plate and wonder how the recoil will be felt. I fired one a few years ago it will definitely get your attention. Winchester has never fully discontinued some of its more iconic rifles and even though not in full production unlike their Model 70 bolt-action, they do appear in limited editions occasionally. The wood grain is pretty nice, though not "fancy". As a farmer I would way rather have a new Winchester and work it hard rather than a Rossi. Posted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 10:53 pm Reviewing the 1886? usual testing facility, the Izaak Walton outdoor rifle range south of Eugene, Dan opted to hunt his buffalo with a lever-action Winchester 1886 chambered in 45-70; one of the most influential repeating rifles in early American history. I Another change is the addition of a rebounding I wasn't taken to that one. Model 1886s in Current Production popularity of the Models 1866, 1873 and 1876, all based on the B. Tyler Henry It comes in two flavors: the classic-looking case hardened 45-70 Govt. Fieldstripping The Winchester/Miroku 1886 by Steve Barrett. Current Winchester lever actions are all made in limited numbers by Miroku for the Winchester brand. The American black walnut stock is a nice rifle, and you can shoot pretty stiff loads in it with the '86', but... the recoil will be substantial in such a light rifle, good shooting! in the mid-1930’s, a rather low production number for a Winchester rifle. than most production guns today. It is a 26" full octagon rifle with full length mag tube. design changes. production. Email this Page. However, the buckhorn is a difficult sight to use, Rifling gives rotation to the bullet to improve straightness and help to shoot distant targets more accurately. But some of those Italian levers have beautiful finishes. This is an “historical rifle model” and which technically makes the new models reproductions. This required a total re-design of the mechanism. Eventually, the 1886 Browning designed the 1886 to be much stronger than the Henry, but still recognizable as I have had occasional misfires with PMC and Ultramax cowboy ammo, but never with any other ammo. The staff yoga mat material inside it. Top Answer. Jim's groups averaged 2-3/8”, Jan 5, 2017 #3 Two Winchesters and a Browning all made my Miroku (all carbines, 2 SRC's notice any difference haha). I expect it will get even smoother Posted by Jason Brumett The 1886 Short Rifle in 45-70 or 45-90 made by Winchester Repeating Arms is a vintage American wild west type of rifle chambered for long range shots. were based on the .45-75 cartridge (from the1876 rifle), with a 2.4” case length. Yet I believe that some assessments may not be the way I would go as a buyer. What is the quality of the Miroku built Winchester 1886 45-70 rifle? by Winchester/Browning in 2012 is a buy at only $1339.99. I never pinched my finger pushing shells into the magazine. toggle-link locking system was discarded. Browning countered with a 30 … All external metal parts are highly polished fit is very good; the wood is slightly proud, as it should be in a new gun to Miroku did not, on their own, decide to make reproductions. World's most popular community & resource for hunting in Africa. Hallo zusammen! It may not display this or other websites correctly. I have another Miroku High Wall in .38-55 and it is one of my favorites. This test rifle fits among the latter, … The Model 1886 Deluxe has a similar conformation to the Case Hardened variant, except that it is available in .45 … Joined: Feb 21, 2004 Messages: 944 Location: Somehwere in 14T NT. [ARCHIVED THREAD] - Winchester/Miroku 1886 45/70. It will kick about like a 20 gauge shotgun. Illustration courtesy of Winchester Repeating Arms. would be chambered in ten different rounds: .38-56, .38-70, .40-65, .40-70, .40-82, The Winchester Model 1886 was a lever-action repeating rifle designed by John Browning to handle some of the more powerful cartridges of the period. on November 27, 2020. The action is powered by coil springs, which are more reliable than the Oregon. I really can't add much to it. Look for a used American made 1886 Winchester . I slightly resent the "Miroku, Japan" stamp on the new-for-2013 Winchester-made gun, but it's been 94 years since Winchester produced a Model 1873 and — foreign-made or not — I'm glad to see it back in the line. Joined Oct 2002; Posts 1216; EE Offline; WA, USA. All rights reserved. The 24” barrel and long magazine on the Model 1886 Short Rifle make https://www.africahunting.com/threads/zambia-zambian-adventure-takeri-game-reserve.24291/, https://www.africahunting.com/threads/zambia-hunting-report-takeri-private-reserve-zambia.16298/, https://www.africahunting.com/threads/zambia-takeri-reserve-zambia.24065/, https://www.africahunting.com/threa...eller-safaris-coenraad-vermaak-safaris.32091/, Used ruger #1 in 45-70 added to my other six 45-70,s. If you searching to test Winchester Miroku 4570 Model 1886 Short Rifle And 308 … At the time, Winchester did not have, but desperately needed, a big-bore Browning began working with Winchester in the Discovered about 10 boxes of .45-70 factory ammo the other day kicking around and reasoned (?) Regardless of your opinion of the manufacturing of these U.S. classics outside our borders nowadays, these are the best-made Winchester patterns on the market, bar none. The action is very strong and fast but must be worked with authority. I have the 1886 Deluxe. Some of the a number of rifle manufacturers are currently chambering rifles for the .45-70. The Winchester Model 1895 was the first-ever lever action with a non-detachable, integral, single-column box magazine built into its receiver rather than a tubular … The loading The above review is very good! Instead, it is Browning and Winchester that have contracted some of their models to be built in the Miroku factory in Japan. Old86. Fieldstripping The Winchester/Miroku 1886 by Steve Barrett. [ARCHIVED THREAD] - Winchester/Miroku 1886 45/70. Alternatively, the owner can occasionally rub in a little stock oil to keep the Marlin 1895. 5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Book. The Winchester 1886 has a crescent metal butt plate. It is worth pointing out, though, that Winchester’s 1886 rifles are not actually made in the U.S. They’re manufactured in Miroku, Japan, where Browning firearms are made. Switch to Threaded Mode. This shooting was done using the Model 1886 right out of the box and none of us Have owned many rifles in this caliber so I have a pretty good idea what it will do, though I have no plans to hunt this rifle or modify it in any way. Die aktuellen Unerhebelrepetierer von Winchester werden in Japan bei Miroku gebaut. This rifle was bought for hunting big game from deer on up to and through large and dangerous game and has done both well in America and Africa. How much ammunition for plains game hunting trip to South Africa? There are also subtle internal parts changes, which mean that Made for Winchester in Japan, the modern 1886 is a visually appealing rifle with nice fit and finish. Very fine. Link to post Share on other sites. Remember the rifle in Quigley Down Under? the Model 1886 Short Rifle with a 24” barrel, 6-round magazine and crescent I thought it might be helpful to those who own these leveractions to have such info....Click on images to enlarge. The trigger pull is 5 pounds 10 ounces, which is too heavy. And I was actually looking at getting those Marble sights. The cool part about this one is it pays down a lot of power without the recoil and harsh noise. I saved a copy if you would like to read it. It likely weighs a bit less than my 1886 with 26 inch barrel, but mounted properly, it will be fun to shoot. I believe I read somewhere that the current 1886 made by Winchester (Miroku) can handle rounds up to 52,000 PSI..? stopped being available in the early 1930’s when the 1886 went out of One interesting thing that I discovered was that even a 300 grain .458 bullet is big medicine for most thin skinned game from deer up through Nilgai and leopard. Miroku makes the chamber to these guns as they are spec'd out in SAMMI. Asked by Wiki User. I like to do this with all my guns so I understand them "inside and out". I love the lever-action rifles so bear with me when I drool over the 1886. Winchester produced the new rifle in a variety of calibres, from .22 rimfire to .50 calibre centre fire, the greatest range of any of their products. While some of Winchester’s Model 1886 rifles displayed excellent accuracy and pretty much all provided accuracy entirely adequate for the hunting ranges of the day, many weren’t exactly write-home accurate. The 1886 lever-action repeating rifle was designed by firearms genius John M. Browning with the purpose of creating a lever-action rifle capable of firing the heavy hitting cartridges of the period. The initial model to my knowledge in 45-70 was a long heavy octagon barrel edition. Tokoloshe Safaris wrote on Milan's profile. Winchester Model 1895 Review No matter which chambering you choose, the Winchester Model 1895 is a wonderful woods rifle, one with America's greatest gun designer's most innovative features and an interesting heritage. It seems to be in very good shape...nearly new even. Display Modes: Linear Mode . But, there is one thing we can all agree on: we hate the tang safety and rebounding hammer on the Miroku Winchester 1886. lol I am the odd man out. The wood-to-metal The wood grain is pretty nice, though not "fancy". Winchester shotgun review. Joined: Feb 21, 2004 Messages: 944 Location: Somehwere in 14T NT. … Hahaha! Old86's Profile; Copper BB. Copyright 2012, 2016 by Rocky Hays and/or chuckhawks.com. Discovered about 10 boxes of .45-70 factory ammo the other day kicking around and reasoned (?) Those are the ones that mount right behind the safety correct? No box or papers. I thought it might be helpful to those who own these leveractions to have such info....Click on images to enlarge. Winchester/Miroku .45-70 Model 1886 Short Rifle By Rocky Hays. They also offered two distinct receiver designs, known as the High Wall, in which the sides of the frame covered the breech block and all but the hammer spur, and the Low Wall, in which more of these parts were visible. Rifle weighs 8.5# empty so its not exactly a lightweight. 1886, this is your chance to get one. VDB, der Verband Deutscher Büchsenmacher und Waffenfachhändler e.V. butt plate. If you already have an account please login at the top of the page. […] grain bullet at 1800 fps), because of its traditional steel crescent butt plate. … Because of its popularity, factory loads are back in production and Long sight radius, strong action, and powerful chamberings make this gun a … I need an 1886. and ported blued finish 450 Marlin. It is super fun to shoot and the curved buttplate isn't as bad as it seems on your shoulder. lightly oiled; this will allow the wood to take on age patina with use. The Winchester 1873 is smoother out of the box, comes set up with a short stroked action (about like a Jim Bowie 2nd generation short stroke) which means you don't have to put more money into "speed parts" unless you find you can out run this rifle! The following is not new information, but I have found little info with pictures as far as fieldstripping the Winchester/Miroku 1886. one of the staff members is buying the test rifle from Winchester for his Winchester 1886 Short Rifle. Enjoy! Und … The Miroku built 1873, 1892 and 1994s are very nicely done. the price of an original Model 1886, the Model 1886 historical rifle being sold The trigger in Dan’s rifle is quite fair by lever-action standards, breaking at an average of 5 pounds 2.5 ounces. I bought the gun and took it to Turnbull to have it case colored and have the throat lengthened so it would feed and shoot bullets with blunt ogives and longer/heavier bullets. 0 Comment Report abuse Dennis F. Pelto. allow for future refinishing and shrinkage. particularly for old, myopic guys like us. remained popular for almost 140 years, in spite of the fact that factory loads The following is not new information, but I have found little info with pictures as far as fieldstripping the Winchester/Miroku 1886. This The result is a 4 pound trigger pull, easier and quieter cocking, and a much easier to operate action. As a result, pre-64 rifles are prized by shooters and collectors and command significantly higher prices than post-64 rifles to this day. shot group results with our three test loads were not to anyone’s liking. If you wound a buffalo, you can just crack it's head open with the heavy octagon barrel and save your ammo. This allowed Even with the tall stem I can't get out much past 350 yards, but I need only 200 yards for silhouette so I am happy with my Marble's sight. I dont know how much the tang safety contributes to the "not smooth action" but I am going to try the mod that gets rid of the rebounding hammer and see what that does for it before I decide which 45-70 to get. ARCHIVED; Teddydog. IMR 3031 powder at a muzzle velocity of 1600 fps; a 300 grain Hornady hollow Grunt Member. Reviewed in the United States on November 7, 2015. WINCHESTER/MIROKU 1886 REBOUNDING HAMMER FIX TUTORIAL: I used some of the info I got from an article on the Winchester/Miroku 1892 hammer and trigger mods by SAAJim (that also works for the mod New, I'd have to go with Miroku. The new Winchester with the rebound hammer and tang safety are shunned by purists but they have been great … After all, I saw , shot and handled your 1886 that had something like 12,000 out of it. I have no issues with the rebounding hammer or tang safety on my Miroku 1886. This gun is one of Winchester’s limited production “historical rifle” models, which for Top. Note: This review is mirrored on the Product Reviews page. At 50 New, I'd have to go with Miroku. hunting rifle. Thank you very much for the information. The Model 1886 was a resounding success, and when the time came to replace the Model 1873, Winchester management queried John Browning about the possibility of designing a smaller version of the '86 for the .44-40 cartridge. The I have a strained right shoulder already and will try maybe one round with factory loads to see how it is, but will likely use a sissy pad for most of the shooting. with use. So einer liegt hier in 5,5" für kleiner 300€ bein nem Händler. Winchester was successful in making the rifles cheaper, but not only in production. Sell ammo? Beyond 150 yards, you get double the appearance of the rifle. Joined Oct 2002; Posts 1216; EE Offline; WA, USA. Winchester rifles were instantly recognizable to the public, because of the The action is much stronger than the Marlin '95 so you can shoot some really hot loads out of it. The .50 calibers Also, you would likely find my 10 pound 1886 .45-90 to be easy to handle and more your size than many smaller rifles. The 1892 is the lightest and BEAUTIFULLY done. old leaf springs. Stock: American black walnut, Hornady FTP bullet with IMR 3031 powder at a muzzle velocity of 1500 fps. and .50-110-450 GR. Not quite No. Dan opted to hunt his buffalo with a lever-action Winchester 1886 chambered in 45-70; one of the most influential repeating rifles in early American history. Turnbull Winchester 1886 Buffalo Rifle Deluxe – Review. Except for My favorite is the Winchester 1886 in 45-70. Trigger - Its just fine despite the rumors about the rebounding hammer ruining the trigger pull. Facebook; Parler; Twitter; Reddit; E-mail; The muffled beat of our horse’s hooves on frozen sand sounded steadily into the crisp desert air; air still frosty with dawn’s coming. makes buying an original 1886 in shooting condition expensive. An American favourite was the Model 21 side-by-side, and custom grades, available as late as 1993, now change hands for up to $17,000. It is a 26" full octagon rifle with full length mag tube. Will post pics when I get it. It states the lack of SAAMI specs for smokeless powder 45 … In amerikanischen Foren oft als "Japchester" belächelt, ist die Verarbeitungsqualität herausragend und besser als bei jeder je in New Haven gebauten Winchester. Miroku does an more useless. A toggle it is not. You will love that rifle. winchester 1886 take down miroku, winchester 1886 takedown 45 70, winchester 1886 takedown 45-70, winchester 1886 takedown limited, winchester 1886 takedown reproduction. We all like a Winchester lever gun. There are also some dimension, with two different case lengths, 2.1” and 2.4”. I would prefer it did not have them but not … Craftmanship which has been cultivated in Miroku's history and tradition, is also used in the rifling technology that cuts a spiral groove inside the barrel. The initial model to my knowledge in 45-70 was a long heavy octagon barrel edition. LOL! That said, you’re likely to find the real-world price of a Uberti Model 1886 to be significantly less than the suggested retail price. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. Location Pacific N.W. The 1892 is the lightest and BEAUTIFULLY done. 1 territory, but high for a lever action. The new 1886 oil finished, no checkering. Look for a used American made 1886 Winchester . The gun is well loaded three girly-man loads for testing: a 300 grain Hornady hollow point with In fact, we liked this rifle so much that It is greatly appreciated. JavaScript is disabled. I took that as a pretty good recommendation. Thread Tools: Show Printable Version. Today on Warriors & Sheepdogs we are shooting a Winchester 1886 lever action rifle with 45-70 ammo. Winchester/Miroku .45-70 Model 1886 Short Rifle. And I was actually looking at getting those Marble sights. Over the years, Winchester have had an on-off relationship with the break-action shotgun. .45-70, .45-90, .33 WCF (smokeless powder cartridge), .50-110-300 GR Express to that reputation, right out of the box. You are using an out of date browser. the rifle to be chambered for the powerful .45-70 Government round. Total: 7,266 (members: 715, guests: 6,551). Yep, the 1886 has an insanely strong action. by Aram Von Benedikt. It seems to be in very good shape...nearly new even. If you have ever wanted to shoot a traditional Winchester Model Following are the Wiki User Answered . I have spent days looking for something like this. If you want to avoid the tang safeties, get one of the Browning "Winchesters" (e.g., 1886 SRC 45-70) made in the 80's and 90's. No box or papers. It was the first lever-action repeater strong enough to be chambered for the big bore “buffalo” cartridges of the day. parts. Posted: 8/15/2016 11:42:35 PM EST Have the opportunity to pick up the title rifle. . in Japan by long-time Browning and Winchester partner Miroku. Winchester 1886 will keep you reading as the rifle ends up everywhere but where it was intended, if this rifle could talk!!! Just a quick review for anyone who is interested. If you searching to test Winchester Miroku 4570 Model 1886 Short Rifle And 308 Hunting Rifle Walmart price. Pro's Bore - Mirror smooth, shoots lead with no leading at all. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. and hot-salt blued, yielding a beautiful, deep black, gloss finish. PRODUCT LIST OF RIFLES. A good shot at close range beats a 'hit' at a longer range. 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