New Lever & Pump Action Rifles for 2024

The lever gun market is hotter than it's been for decades, and here are the guns that are driving that demand.

posted on April 17, 2024
New Lever& Pump Action Rifles for 2024

In a contentious election year with guns a hot-button issue, the rush of Americans to acquire firearms probably won’t abate. With that in mind, here are some of the best new lever guns to consider adding to your own shopping list.

Bond Arms | LVRB

Bond Arms | LVRB
The upper receiver of the LVRB uses common AR parts, while the stock is straight out of the Magpul catalog. The combination of a patented feed system with AR adaptability with a lever-action system creates a firearm that is right for just about any situation.

▶Feeds from standard AR-15 magazines
▶Adaptable to a wide range of calibers
▶Rotating bolt
▶Picatinny and M-Lok compatible

Chambering: .223 Wylde
Magazine Capacity: 30 rounds
Barrel Length: 16 inches
Overall Length: 39 inches
Weight: 6 pounds, 4 ounces
MSRP: $1,599
(817) 573-4445

Marlin | Dark Series

Marlin | Dark Series
Boasting a multitude of modern features designed to give one of America’s beloved platforms a much-needed face-lift, the Marlin Dark may enhance your view of lever guns from now on.

▶Nylon-reinforced polymer stock
▶Graphite Black Cerakote finish on major components
▶Flush-fit QD sling sockets
▶Threaded barrel with factory-installed radial muzzle brake

Caliber: .45-70 Gov’t
Magazine Capacity: 5 rounds
Barrel Length: 16.2 inches
Overall Length: 35.5 inches
Weight: 7 pounds
MSRP: $1,429
(336) 949-5200

SCSA | Taipan-X

SCSA | Taipan-X
Designed with Australia’s stringent gun laws in mind, the Taipan-X is a spring-assisted, pump-action rifle that takes standard AR-15 magazines. Other features include QD swivel adapters, an A2-style grip and Picatinny and M-Lok rails on the upper for mounting optics and accessories.

▶Folding-stock adapter available
▶Side charging handle
▶Available in Burnt Bronze, Black, FDE and Dark Gray
▶.300 BLK coming soon

Chambering: .223 Wylde
Magazine Capacity: 10 rounds
Barrel Length: 16.5 inches
Overall Length: 36.4 inches
Weight: 7 pounds, 4 ounces
MSRP: $1,299
(775) 828-0555

Smith & Wesson | 1854

Smith & Wesson | 1854
Proving stylish defensive tools never go out of style, Smith & Wesson released the 1854, a lever-action .44 Mag. rifle equally at home in the field, at the range or defending the hearth.

▶Polymer furniture
▶Large-lever loop
▶Threaded barrel
▶Picatinny rail for optics

Caliber: .44 Mag.
Magazine Capacity: 9 rounds
Barrel Length: 19.3 inches
Overall Length: 36 inches
Weight: 6 pounds, 6 ounces
MSRP: $1,279
(800) 331-0852

Winchester | Ranger

Winchester | Ranger
If you’re looking for a fun plinker, look no further. This lever-action rimfire is handsome and durable, and sports everything you need to teach new shooters—or just enjoy a good time at the range.

▶Satin-finish walnut stock
▶Adjustable rear sight
▶Grooved receiver for optic mounts
▶Button-rifled barrel

Caliber: .22 LR
Magazine Capacity: 15 rounds
Barrel Length: 20.5 inches
Overall Length: 37.8 inches
Weight: 5 pounds, 4 ounces
MSRP: $420
(800) 333-3288


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