While the Winchester Model 70 is considered the “Rifleman’s Rifle” not too many have had the pleasure these days of shooting the Model 70’s predecessor, the Model 54. The Model 54 was Winchester’s first successful bolt action rifle for center fire calibers and when it was introduced in 1925 several of the calibers we consider as standard came with it like the .270, the .22 Hornet and the .220 Swift. The two most commonly encountered calibers are .30-06 and .270.
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