Pedersoli Deluxe Lighting Pump Action Rifle 26" Round Barrel 44-40 Winchester
The Pedersoli Lightning rifle is a reproduction of one of the most famous rifles used during the 1890’s by cowboys and settlers of the American West and today very desired by Cowboy Action Shooters, hunters and collectors.
To the original American model, we made important modifications to the mechanical parts to make the rifle more safe and reliable.
With great care, we retained the fascination, beauty and appearance of the original Lightning rifle while at the same time making subtle changes to design out the weaknesses of the original and give today’s shooters an accurate and reliable rifle.
Deluxe: coin finish color for the action and the trigger guard, finished by hand engraving, fancy walnut stock, fine checkering. Both the Rifle and the Carbine versions feature a checkered forend.
The 44-40 is also know as the .44 W.C.F originally developed by Winchester for the their famous 1873 lever action rifle know as the gun that won the west. In latter years for marketing purposes by other companies it became know as the .44-40 indicting .44 caliber with 40 grains of black powder. Bullet weights have been the original 200 grain and latter 205 and 217 grain commercial smokeless powder loadings. Hund loaded can also take advantage of heavier and lighter bullets. The cartridge has regain some popularity lately with cowboy action shooters.
- Caliber: 44-40 Winchester
- Grooves: 6
- Twist: 914mm
- Barrel Length: 26 inches
- Barrel Type: Round
- Overall Length: 42-13/16 inches
- Weight: 7.28 lbs