When it comes to required equipment a rifle is any survivalist’s “required equipment.”
The versatility of a rifle surpasses many other weapons and it is worth its weight in gold should a SHTF scenario unfold and it needed to be used to barter with! Of all the different types of rifles, the lever action rifle was in many ways the most instrumental weapon utilized to help create the North America we know today.
One of the best features for those who are looking to stock up on weaponry is that the cost of these lever action rifles is going down as the price for the AR seems to be increasing. There is also the advantage that the lever action rifle can operate a wider variety of ammunition and they are more accepted in many areas where the AR's are simply not.
To see the most influential lever action rifles in American history, check out the next page.