May 05, 2005 I recently bought an Uberti 1866 Yellowboy in. 45 long colt and decided to strip it down for an initial cleaning tonight. Never having had one before I consult the directions (can you believe it? ) and find that they consist only of Uberti Yellowboy Rifle, with 2414 inch barrel, brass forend nose cap and solid brass crescent Uberti 1866 yellowboy manually The 1866 Yellowboy Rifle was a marked improvement over the Henry Compare Add to Cart The Uberti 1866 replica celebrates the 150th anniversary of the legendary Winchester 1866 Yellowboy rifle, the Gun that Won the West.
Let's go through the main events that brought to its development. 21 rows Yellowboy Rifle, with 2414 inch barrel, brass forend nose cap and solid brass crescent buttplate The 1866 Yellowboy Rifle was a marked improvement over the Henry rifle.
It became a worldwide hit. The 1866 Yellowboy was a marked improvement over the old Henry. Winchesters plant superintendent Nelson King devised a convenient loading gate that passed cartridges through the side of the receiver. May 13, 2009 I'd of passed on the 1866 is it hadn't been for the engraving.
The other choice was an 1860 Henry with the color casehardened reciever, and a blued cresent butt plate on the stock, instead of the usual brass. Uberti top quality firearms replicas from 1959. Uberti Replicas. Navigation. HOME. IN MEMORY OF. RIFLES& CARABINES 1860 HENRY RIFLE& CARBINE. 1866 YELLOWBOY RIFLE& CARBINE. 1873 RIFLE& CARBINE. 1876 Rifle& Carbine. 1883 BURGESS LEVER ACTION RIFLE& CARBINE.
1884 LIGHTNING RIFLE& CARBINE. The 1866 Yellowboy leveraction rifle was a marked improvement over the Henry rifle. It was the first true cowboy leveraction rifle, and the first rifle widely carried in a cowboy Description Uberti Factory Complete Screw Set (1866 Rifle) Mainspring Screw, 2x Buttplate Screws, Tang Screw, 2x Lever Spring Screws, Hammer Pin ScrewLever Screw, 2x Forend Screw, TG Screw, Sideplate Screw, Loading Gate Screw, Trigger Spring Screw, Lever Hook Screw Mar 15, 2013 Uberti 1866 Yellowboy General Rifles and Shotguns.
I agonized over getting either a Uberti 1866 or 1873 replica, and eventually settled on Dubbed the" Yellowboy" for its bright brass frame, the new Model 1866 rifles and carbines gained immediate acceptance by lawmen, cowboys and Native Americans across the American frontier.
Versions of the 1866 were used by Benito Juarez's forces in Mexico and by the Turks against the Russians in the 1870s.