Rifleman, The

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The following weapons were used in the television series The Rifleman:

The Rifleman (1958-1963)


Winchester 1892

The Winchester Model 1892 is the signature weapon of Lucas McCain (Chuck Connors). The famous opening shows Lucas firing 12 shots from his Winchester in less than 5 seconds! The rifle is fitted with a large lever loop to allow one hand reloading. There were actually 3 prop weapons used on the show, 2 true Winchesters and a Spanish El Tigre used for stunts.

Winchester 1892 Saddle Ring Carbine with large lever loop - .32WCF/.38-40/.44-40/.25-20.
As you can see Lucas tapped in a machine screw into his trigger guard. Every time he worked the action the rifle would fire. A simple twist of the screw would disable this feature for normal operation.
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Single Action Army

The Single Action Army is also used by various characters.

Colt Single Action Army w/ 5.5" barrel known as the "Artillery" model - .45 Long Colt
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Unidentified Falling-block action rifle

Unidentified Falling-block action rifle is used by a trapper.

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