JB Custom Mare's Leg Pistol Video Review

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

The original Mare’s Leg Pistol was a shortened .44-40 Winchester 1892 lever action rifle which featured in the ’50s TV series Wanted: Dead or Alive. Its distinctive design featured a cut down butt stock, shortened barrel and large cocking lever loop.

Since 2005 JB Custom have been look-alike that is registered as a pistol with the BATFE so it can be legally owned without jumping through NFA hoops.

Steve Doran has produced a video review of the pistol. It looks like a lot of fun!

The standard model sells for $1695.

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

I founded TFB in 2007 and over 10 years worked tirelessly, with the help of my team, to build it up into the largest gun blog online. I retired as Editor in Chief in 2017. During my decade at TFB I was fortunate to work with the most amazing talented writers and genuinely good people!

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  • Shade Shade on Sep 22, 2011

    Interesting blog. I enjoyed reading the comments from one end of the spectrum to the other. I may as well throw mine in. After reading the comments from SpudGun & Perfot, I get the impression they don't trust a number of the people the people they are in contact with at the range. Any gun is a threat in the hands of an irresponsible shooter. (I took my sons to gun safty classes at the ages of 12 & 9.) My 2 only bad experences occured in Viet Nam and neither were were war related. One was the result of two men PLAYING quick draw with loaded military 45s. That episode in the death of a close friend of mine. The other was also with a 45, a fool in my outfit was showing someone how safe the 45 was, if you push on tre end of the barrel the safty won't let the weapon fire( make sure you push hard). He will spend the rest of his life with only one thumb. Guns are guns and will maim or injure in the hands of the foolish. Don't blame the tool. Myself, I would welcome the chance to try this pistol. Had I the money, I think it would be fun to own. It would look nice hanging from a peg on my wall. A final comment, " HAVE A SAFE and FUN TIME SHOOTING" !

  • Arlyn Arlyn on Jan 11, 2012

    Is this product in Canada