With the arrival of evermore powerful centerfire cartridges appearing on the firearms front, it was only natural for the Winchester Repeating Firearms Company of New Haven, Connecticut to develop a new rifle based on the proven Winchester function. Up to this point, the Winchester concern had worked on guns competing to fire the established rimfire and centerfire cartridge types. The Winchester Model 1876, therefore, became their 'full-power' answer - and also went under the name of 'Centennial Model' due to it appearing in time for American's 100-year birthday celebration. A total of 63,872 Model 1876s are believed to have been produced beginning in 1876 and spanning through to 1898.
The Model 1876 looked every bit the part of a Winchester lever-action firearm - more akin in appearance to the Model 1873 before it - complete with its squared receiver design, integrated lever system under the grip, full stock, integral magazine tube under the barrel and wood furniture to round things out. Despite its outward similarities to the Model 1873,
In practice, the Model 1876 proved its worth as a Winchester product. It was a powerful firearm with great stopping capabilities and its in-the-field reliability was well respected by frontiermen. More notable names to have utilized the Model 1876 included the Canadian Mounted Police, Chiricahua Apache war chief Geronimo and avid hunter Teddy Roosevelt.
This is a low poly version of the model 1876. The lever, trigger, firing pin, and hammer are all animatable
Textures are 4096 x 4096 and comes with: Diffused Ambient Occlusion Normal Specular Displacement
Comes with a 1/4 scale 3D printable STL file.
Winchester Model 1876 Technical Specifications:
Service Year: 1876 Type: Lever-Action Repeating Rifle National Origin: United States Manufacturer: Winchester Repeating Arms Company - USA
Design (Internal, Dimensions and Weights)
Firing Action: Lever-Action; Repeating Ammunition Count / Feed: 15-round tubular magazine Overall Length: 1,252 mm (49.29 inches) Barrel Length: 620 mm (24.41 inches) Weight (Empty): 9.48 lb (4.30 kg) Sighting Assist: Graduated Rear; Fixed Front Post