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Deer Rifles: How To Run a Lever Gun

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Watching someone run a lever gun well is shooting poetry in motion. With the proper technique, a lever gun can be run damn near quick as a semi-auto. It all starts with the lead hand, which anchors the rifle solidly into the pocket of the shoulder. The other hand just runs the lever and the trigger. The video here demonstrates the basic technique to turn your lever gun into a hunting tool of lead-spitting ferocity.