By Lars Dalseide | March 1 2012 17:25

1894 Winchester Rifle at the National Firearms Museum

As hard as it is to believe, there are only a handful of episodes left of Curator's Corner goes West left in the can. That means we'll be lining up a shooting schedule with NRANews Executive Producer John Popp some time next week. Until then ... here's the latest from their time at the Tulsa Gun Show.

Ably guided by the overseeing eye of NRA National Firearms Museum Director Jim Supica, tonight's subject is John Browning's own Winchester Model 1984 Rifle.

Inside the chamber of an 1894 Winchester Repeating Rifle

"The Winchester 1894 was the first Winchester lever action designed for the smokeless powder cartridges," said Supica. "It's pretty darn fun to shoot too."

Measuring in at just under 38 inches, the Model '94 comes with a muzzle velocity of 2,490 feet per second. Although available in .25-35, .38-40 and .45 Colt, the majority of the rifles (80% out of approximately 7.5 million manufactured) were chambered in the .30-30 caliber.

Front site of an 1894 Winchester Rifle at the NRA

To find out more on the engraved 1894 Winchester brought to the show, join Supica and Popp tonight at 10:40 pm eastern time as Curator's Corner continues their western jaunt on and Sirius/XM's Patriot Channel.

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