Model 71 Lever Action Rifle

An ideal firearm for large game shooting with its fast, smooth-working lever action and heavier ammunition capabilities.

Introduced in 1936, the Model 71 is the same basic design as the Late Model 1886, with beefed-up parts capable of handling the 348 Winchester smokeless cartridge designed especially for this new rifle.

Please note that the stock design for the Model 71 was changed in 1937, which carried the comb of the buttstock forward by one inch, and incorporated a longer top tang on the receiver. This change was phased in gradually between serial numbers 12,500 and 17,000 (approximate range). PGW manufactures stocks for both models.

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Winchester 71 Rifle Buttstock, Early

Pistol Grip/Shotgun Style Buttplate, Early*


*Serial numbers prior to approximately 12,500 - top tang measures 3-7/8" long.

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Winchester 71 Rifle Buttstock, Late

* Serial numbers approximately 17,000 and over - top tang measures 2-7/8" long.



Winchester Model 71 Forearm

NOT IN CURRENT INVENTORY. Available late summer/early fall, 2024.
Original-Issue style, semi-beavertail design.
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Reproduced Winchester Model 71 Shotgun-Style Buttplate

Black plastic with checkering and Winchester logo. Has the little "tip", or spur, at the top.

Requires two screws which are available elsewhere on this page.

Winchester Buttplate Screws

A pair of blued screws of the proper size and configuration for Winchester rifle buttplates. 
Deluxe Stock Finishing Kit

Stock Finishing Kits

Convenient in-a-box supplies for fitting and finishing stocks. Save money by ordering the kit!

We offer two stock finishing kits. The Standard Kit consists of inletting black, three grits of sandpaper, filler/sealer, PGW Classic Oil Finish, neutral colored gunstock wax, a green "Scotch-Brite" pad (replaces steel wool), polishing cloth, and brushes. Our Deluxe Kit adds a straight file, a half round file, and straight and curved hand gouges -- everything you need to properly fit and finish stocks at a savings over buying the products individually, in one handy box. The Standard Kit is $29.50; the Deluxe Kit is $49.50. Note: Due to Postal and Customs Regulations, we are unable to ship this item internationally, including shipments to Canada.