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Big Horn Armory Announces Winning Design for Lever-Action T-Shirt Contest

The winning design captures the essence of what makes lever-action firearms so special.

Cody, Wyo. (March 2023) – Big Horn Armory (BHA), makers of big-bore firearms, is excited to announce the winner of its Lever Action T-Shirt Design Contest. The contest invited designers to submit their best designs for a lever-action-themed T-shirt, and after many submissions and an open voting period to the public, the winning design has been selected.

The winning design, submitted by Able Bratcher, captured the essence of what makes lever-action rifles so special. The T-shirt features a message that will appeal to big-bore lever-action enthusiasts as well as T-shirt collectors. Bratcher will receive the first edition of the T-shirt when it goes into print, along with a $500 gift certificate good for one year to use on any purchase from

“Thank you for the opportunity to participate in this contest. I am proud to be associated with a great American company,” commented Bratcher.

“We were blown away by the number of entries we received and the level of creativity each designer brought to the contest,” remarked Greg Buchel, President of Big Horn Armory. “The voters had a difficult decision to make, but we are thrilled with the design that Able submitted.”

The new T-shirt will be inspired by Bratcher’s design and will be available for purchase on BHA’s website in the coming months. BHA encourages everyone to keep an eye out for future contests and promotions.

“We want to thank all the designers who participated in our contest,” added Buchel. “We are excited to share our love for lever-action rifles with this new T-shirt design, and we hope our customers will enjoy it as much as we do.”

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About Big Horn Armory:

Big Horn Armory was founded in 2008 with the expressed intention of designing a Browning-type lever-action gun chambered in 500 Smith & Wesson Magnum. The Big Horn Armory Model 89, made in America, closely follows the work of John Browning with refinements courtesy of modern metallurgy and machining capabilities. The first rifles began shipping in September of 2012 and since then, BHA has added to their big bore lineup with a Model 89 Black Thunder in 500 S&W, Model 90 Carbine in 460 S&W, the Model 90A in 454 Casull, the Model 90B in .45 Colt, the Model 89A in 500 Linebaugh and the Model 89B in .475 Linebaugh. In 2017, Big Horn Armory took a departure from its lever-action series and developed the AR500 Auto Max, the most powerful short-range, semi-auto based on an AR .308 platform.