Winchester 1876

This fine example of a Winchester Model 1876 Centennial Model is chambered in 45-75 having more power than the older pistol caliber carbines of its time. Carried by warriors such as Theodore Roosevelt, Geronimo, the Texas Rangers, Canada’s Mounties and many others the Centennial Rifle by Winchester was the biggest and baddest rifle until the release of Browning’s 1886 by Winchester.

Capable of stopping big and dangerous game as well the bad guys at the time, Winchester’s 1876 is highly collectible and exceedingly rare in the market place. This original Winchester 1876 is as rare as a unicorn. To be able to find a Winchester 1876 in any condition is rare to find, one suitable to have restoration work done by Turnbull Restorations is rare. This firearm qualifies as very rare indeed and has been to Turnbull Restorations for some minor work. Showing as fine today as the day Winchester made it you will be stunned at this museum quality piece.

No paperwork required! This is an original Winchester 1876 and it won’t be here at The Gun Room Inc. too long before a discerning collector makes it part of a collection. To speak to The Gun Room Inc. about this very rare Winchester 1876 call (503)777-3931 and ask to speak to Warren.

 

 

Cobalt Kinetics Edge Rifle “Shots Fired”

We’ve all wondered about the Cobalt Kinetics line of firearms but for many of us it’s hard to justify the price for what seems at first nothing more than another AR-15. Guys like me like what we like and if you’re me that means you were never impressed with the AR-15 as a whole. I’m no one special, and I’m certainly not the last word of gun powder and steel, but I’m also no slouch. I’ve worn a uniform, a lab coat, and a wetsuit, and yes I’ve fired a shot or two in the time I’ve enjoyed being alive. When I met one of the guys from Cobalt Kinetics while on a visit to Portland Oregon’s The Gun Room Inc. I really couldn’t be bothered with another look at yet another attempt at tacticool crap. I must have seemed like a real jerk but he hung in there and to his credit he sold me a rifle as part of The Gun Room Inc.’s stocking order.

Not only did I drink the dreaded AR-Aide I drank deep with a Cobalt Kinetics custom “Edge” model in my colors and specs. When it came in I was excited, it was Christmas time so I felt like a very good boy on Santa’s list rewarded as such. I took it home and left it there until last Sunday. I was tagging along with Threat-Solutions on a training session for a father and daughter looking to revive grandpa’s old guns for an upcoming hunt. They were very excited to learn about guns and I was excited just to sit and watch Threat-Solutions give a fantastic beginner level class. Mike suggested that I bring a rifle to shoot and my mind immediately went to my Browning 1886 in 45-70, my favorite rifle of all time and also my most expensive.

I’m not sure of where things went wrong but I ended up with my Cobalt Kinetics Edge and several mismatched AR-15 magazines loaded with various 5.56mm and .223 cal ammo. Everything from old steel mags with tarnished brass, to P mags and ballistic tipped screamers. As things were winding down in Threat-Solutions’ class I remembered I stashed my gear under Mike’s truck to keep it out of Oregon’s liquid sky, but the actual Sun was shining now.

On the rickety wooden table sat my Cobalt Kinetics Edge with the Sun’s full brightness shining along its literal edge. It seemed as if the whole thing was one solid piece it showed no lines where it was put together, it didn’t rattle when shook, it was magnificent in fit and finish. How did this big middle finger to shoddy gunsmiths sit locked away so long in my vault of forgotten toys? I stuck on a 3X9 tactical scope grabbed a mag and dropped the bolt to a resonating ring emanating from the monolithic like design. The level of precision in the Cobalt Kinetics impressed even me and I can measure in angstrom units. (look it up)

The first shot I took hit the crude six inch circle I drew on an overly big piece of paper at 125 yards. Patting myself on the back and not the Cobalt Kinetics team, I fired three more shots on an actual target while adjusting the elevation and windage. Satisfied with a center hit I dumped the mag fast enough for the other people at the range to stop and watch. Mag after mag fell to the table while never once taking my eye off the prize utilizing the Cobalt Kinetics patented dual drop buttons instead of the bolt release.

I was utterly and completely bored with the whole experience, every one of those rounds made a pattern the size of a quarter. I’m a good shot, but I can’t be that good, can I? Well I’m not, but the Cobalt Kinetics is, out of the box even. Mike was finishing up and came over so I asked him to shoot a few so I could get some pics for my Facebook page. His experience was the same as mine, except he’s a better shot and his was about the size of a dime for a 30 round mag off hand while walking. Boring! Cobalt Kinetics’ Edge does not disappoint, it’s the finest fitting and best shooting AR-15 money will buy today at any price. You won’t build one better no matter how good you think you are or how many missions you were part of. The Cobalt Kinetics Edge shouldn’t even be called an AR-15, it’s so much better that it’s singular in the market.

I took the Cobalt Kinetics Edge back to The Gun Room Inc. since I was driving through anyway and gave the old grumpy geezers my first impression after shooting it for the first time. When I said it was boring to shoot they just looked at me not knowing how that could be true. Then I explained what I meant by boring, Cobalt Kinetics made a rifle anyone can shoot. That in it’s self should say it all, anyone can shoot the Cobalt Kinetics Edge. All those decades of practice seem wasted or would have been if Cobalt Kinetics made guns back when I wore a uniform at age 17.

I’m told when local vet and all around good guy “Big Tony” overheard Shaun from The Gun Room Inc. talking to Cobalt Kinetics about how boring my experience was he bought one to see if his mileage would vary. It didn’t, Big Tony’s outing was the exact same as mine and that of Mike’s from Threat-Solutions, one small hole. More precisely and let’s emphasize precise here, one smaller than AR-15 sized hole.

In full disclosure Cobalt Kinetics didn’t pay me for this post, they probably think I’m a jerk because of the way I treated them, all apologies to Cobalt Kinetics you earned your place at the big table. The Gun Room Inc. didn’t pay me in ammo, money or beef jerky to post this article either, apologies to them as well for treating their vendor so poorly (my bad guys). Obviously there are a lot of us out there who just haven’t ever had the chance to hold, own, or shoot a rifle this good who weren’t royalty of some sort. Cobalt Kinetics has made a rifle anyone can shoot and anyone can own, they have changed the very nature of firearms with the Edge Rifle.

I’m not a dealer for Cobalt Kinetics so give the folks at The Gun Room Inc. a call to get one, their number is (503)777-3931. If you want to talk training at any level talk to Mike at Threat-Solutions not me, I’m a jerk know it all.

New Purple Lionheart Pistols In Stock (Milo’s Pick Of The Week)

New and in stock, the Lionheart LH9 & LH9C 9mm in purple Cerakote has visual appeal as well as all the tactical and functional aspects of the Lionheart design. This firearm is for the person who doesn’t follow the pack, demands superior performance, and wants a quality all metal gun that will stand the test of time.

A lot has been written about the Lionheart LH9 & LH9C in various articles and web blogs so I won’t go into too much detail here, did I mention they’re purple?!

Get yourself down to The Gun Room Inc. and get your purple Lionheart5 LH9 & LH9C today before they are gone.

Have a unique gun or looking for one? Give us a call (503)777-3931

10MM 1911s The Next Big Thing

More and more people are coming to the 1911 platform for the 10mm chambering and the manufacturers are taking notice. In my 1911 group on Facebook flocks of people are discovering what a select few have known all along, and that’s the 1911 in 10mm makes a great hunting pistol as well as a tremendously accurate shooter.

Recently The Gun Room Inc. sold out of all of our old stock of Colt Delta Elites and our new stock as well. During the re-order we decided to bring in a Remington R1 in 10mm and have been pretty blown away at the quality and price.

If you’ve known us for very long you know we only carry the good stuff and if it’s the good stuff you are looking for come in and see what we have.

Dan Wesson 10mm?

Got it!

Remington R1 10mm?

Got it!

Colt Delta Elite 10mm?

Got it!

The Gun Room Inc. has more guns that you are looking for than anywhere else in the NW.

Stop by The Gun Room Inc. 5537 SE Foster Rd. in Portland Oregon or give us a call (503)777-3931 with any questions, we’re happy to help!

Milo’s Pic Of The Week

This whole last week Milo took some time off to get in a bit of quality range time with the Smith & Wesson 640-1 Pro Series.

What can Milo say but “Pretty Bird” he absolutely loves this pistol, this work of Smith & Wesson’s Performance Center high art. Milo loves that it shoots +P ammo non-stop, and with the cut out cylinder Milo uses moon clips for his quick tactical (or tacticlaw in Milo’s case) reloads. The Smith & Wesson Performance Center 640-1 Pro Series is meant for easy carry, easy concealment, and easy target acquisition due to the Trijicon night sights Smith & Wesson saw fit to include.

I’m not sure Milo’ even ate any crackers or peanuts this whole last week. Milo and Mike have been at it for days and they both have this pistol. If you are more of a sparrow than a parrot and don’t want to shoot full house .357cal you can also shoot .38 special which greatly reduces felt recoil and knocks the edges off some of the bark.

 

Smith & Wesson Specs from their page below:

OVERVIEW

Smith & Wesson J-Frame revolvers have had your back since 1950.  These small revolvers were designed to fire a full power round and are as simple and easy to use as they are reliable.  Available in various calibers and with three diverse hammer designs, it is no surprise that the Smith & Wesson J-Frame has become the most popular, small-frame, defense revolver on the market.

In 1995, Smith & Wesson introduced the Model 640, the first J frame revolver chambered in the powerful .357 Magnum round.   Based on Model 40 Centennial, the Model 640 is a small frame concealed hammer revolver that packs a full-sized punch.  The Model 640 Pro Series integrates the time-tested features of the original with modern advancements and competition specifications and features.

Features
• Stainless steel frame, barrel, and cylinder
• Front and Rear Dovetail Tritium Night Sight
• Concealed hammer
• Cylinder cut for moon clips
• Rated for Continuous +P Use

A moon clip is a ring-shaped or star-shaped piece of metal designed to hold multiple cartridges together as a unit for simultaneous insertion and extraction from a revolver cylinder.

ALL BACKED BY OUR SMITH & WESSON LIFETIME SERVICE POLICY.
Availability subject to applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and ordinances.

SPECIFICATIONS

SKU: 178044
Model: Performance Center® Pro Series® Model 640
Caliber: .357 Magnum, .38 S&W SPECIAL +P
Capacity: 5
Barrel Length: 2.125″ / 5.4 cm
Overall Length: 6.6″
Front Sight: Dovetail Tritium Night Sight
Rear Sight: Dovetail Tritium Night Sight
Action: Double Action Only
Grip: Synthetic
Weight: 22.4 oz / 635.0g
Cylinder Material: Stainless Steel
Barrel Material: Stainless Steel
Frame Material: Stainless Steel
Frame Finish: Satin Stainless
Purpose: Concealed Carry, Personal Protection, State Compliance

Milo’s Pick Of The Week Remington 700 Lapua Magnum

The first week of February always has Milo preoccupied with setting up a long range shooter for when the weather breaks here in the Northwest. Milo’s preoccupation this season is with the Remington 700 action chambered in .338 Lapua Magnum. While other lame ducks are still trying to hop up the old rifle with a wildcat cartridge Milo takes the off the shelf approach and goes with Remington’s tried and true Model 700.

To say Remington’s 700 action is robust would be an understatement. The Gun Room Inc. is Remington’s Pro Custom Shop in Portland, we get the really really good rifles here in the calibers Milo demands for his bird brained shooting drills.

Milo used to shoot the Barrett .50 cal but now prefers the .338 Lapua Magnum because the bullets are easier to carry and easier to come by.

To get your own 338 Lapua Magnum come see Milo at The Gun Room Inc., call us today (503)777-3931 and get that extra special model made just for you.

Milo’s Pick Of The Week

This week Milo has taken a liking to the Forbes M24B Rifle wearing Kryptek camo on the stock. Milo likes this rifle for hunting in the mountains since it’s light and accurate and chambered in the calibers he likes to shoot. The Forbes M24B comes equipped with Talley scope rings that allow the shooter to attach their quality optic of choice for high precision shoots when the mountain critters have the advantage.

Milo likes the non-reflecting barrels that absorb light instead of reflecting it like other lesser blued rifles do. Milo’s approach is simple, when you draw a once in a lifetime tag you should do everything in your power to fill it. The Forbes M24B is a force multiplier, it’s extremely light materials and better than most engineering make this rifle one to look for if you are in the high country or even out in the plains. We always hear Milo chanting “ounces equal pounds, and pounds equal pain” and Milo would know since some of the world’s best hunters come through The Gun Room Inc’s doors.  All Forbes Rifles come fitted with recoil pads and sling points as standard.

Milo is so wound up about the Forbes M24B right now that he says if you come get one in the Kryptek Highlander or the Typhon camo patterns he’ll throw in a matching Kryptek Gun Room Inc. hat for free.

The Forbes M24B is no longer in production but as per usual The Gun Room Inc. has them while the supply lasts in .270, 6.5×55, and 30-06. No one made a rifle in this weight category as good as Melvin Forbes and they continue to be the best lightweight gun available today.

Call The Gun Room Inc. today and get the rifle of your dreams before next season.

Sig Sauer Model 320 Modular System Adopted By US Army

When the dust settled from the highly competitive contract there were only two firearms makers left; Glock and Sig Sauer. During the 2017 Shot Show it was announced albeit a surprise to the competitors that Glock had been dropped like Beretta, and FN leaving only Sig Sauer Standing.

To celebrate Sig Sauer broke out the bubbly and passed flutes around for a celebratory toast to those present. Breaking the 30 year reign of Beretta and it’s 9mm platform made people cheer out loud, especially service members like this one who had a strong distaste for the aging model.

Most of the current military and Iraq / Afghanistan veterans I’ve talked to have regarded the Army’s decision as legit and definitely couldn’t come too soon. Some of us old timers never dropped the 1911 as a mission pistol and some of the branches are bringing it back again.

“By maximizing full and open competition across our industry partners, we have optimized private sector advancements in handguns, ammunition and magazines, and the end result will ensure a decidedly superior weapon system for our warfighters,” Army Acquisition Executive Steffanie Easter said said in a press release.

In their statements, Army and Sig officials didn’t specify what caliber the new Sig Sauer pistol will be.

Sig touts the P320 model product as “modular” and “adaptable,” with interchangeable grips, multiple sizes and calibers that can be converted between 9mm, .357SIG and .40S&W. “From calibers, to pistol size, to the grip fit best suited for the shooter, the P320 is the most adaptable pistol available today,” the company says in promotional materials.

 

Milo’s Picks Of The Week

Gun aficionado and expert Milo shares his picks of the week at The Gun Room Inc.

First pick by Milo is the Sig Sauer Legion in .40 caliber

The Legion has an external extractor, ergo furniture, all metal construction and fits Milo’s claw for fast draw and target acquisition.

Milo’s second pick this week is the Remington RP9 in 9mm

While Milo doesn’t usually like plastic on guns he likes the Remington RP9 for a lot of reasons. The trigger is pretty good, it holds a goodly amount of ammo, and it doesn’t break the bank.

Last but certainly not least Milo’s first last pick is one of our favorites the Colt 38 Super Competition in you guessed it 38 Super.

Milo really likes the way it points and shoots but of course it’s a Colt and it’s a 1911 so nuff said there.

Keep checking back every week for more Milo picks, he works for peanuts so he’s paid well!