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By February 27, 2012No Comments

The American Gunsmithing Institute has a Technical Manual & Armorer’s Course on the Winchester Models 1866, 1873, & 1876 Rifles, hosted by Master Gunsmith and Certified Gunsmithing Instructor Bob Dunlap. Dunlap completely understands the design, function and repair of this toggle link design, descended from the Volcanic pistol and beloved by generations of shooters, as well as today’s Cowboy Action crowd for its smooth cycling and reliable feeding.

A cutaway gun and AGI’s extreme close-up video is used so that the viewer can actually see how all of the systems work and how the parts interact.

Among the items covered include:

  • History
  • Design and Function (including the Henry Rifle)
  • Disassembly
  • Cleaning and Lubrication
  • Reassembly
  • SPECIAL BONUS: Cowboy Tune-Up

This course is a must have for owners (or future owners) of any of B. Tyler Henry’s lever gun designs and their descendants. The AGI Technical Manual & Armorer’s Course on the Winchester Models 1866, 1873 & 1876 Rifles is available at for only $39.95 (Product ID# 142DVD).

If you want the quick course on how to get these cowboy classics disassembled, cleaned, reassembled and operating as intended, then this is the course for you. If you want to start making money at the hobby you love, check out our basic AGI Professional Gunsmith course where, in 108 hours of your own time, you can become a certified gunsmith.