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  1. Winchester 94 Lever Guns
    I have a buddy whos dad owns two model 94s. One is from 1965(serial 28xxxxx) and one from (I'm assuming 1994) serial 60xxxxx. They are both in excellent condition and havent had a large amount of rounds through them. My dilemma is that one is a Model 94 Ranger 100 year version. On the right of...
  2. Gunsmithing
    Hi! I bought this rifle new, and love the heck out of it, but the BOSS took a lot of getting used to, and it's still a PIA work doubler when I want to work up a new load. So I finally decided to take it off and try something else. The problem is, I have no idea what the thread size and pitch...
  3. Winchester 94 Lever Guns
    I recently purchased a Winchester Ranger model and have an issue with the lever not contacting the trigger block release unless an unreasonable amount of force is used to force the level to make contact. Has anyone else run into this problem and if so what was done to correct it. I stripped...
  4. Gunsmithing
    Win Model 250, lever action 22, bolt assembly. Where do the two very small ball bearings (plungers) go in the bolt? I had my gun worked on several years ago and finally got around to firing it. It misfired alot. I disassembled the bolt and the two plungers were missing. I got replacement...
  5. Gunsmithing
    Hi I have a Winchester 270 model 70 and when I was cleaning it my friend was fiddling with the bolt. Somehow he managed to twist the shroud into the position it would be in when the bolt is completely in the gun and twisted down except the bolt is out of the gun. No matter what I try I can't...
  6. Handloading Procedures/Practices
    Hello All, (First post after registering) I've read a number of threads about this cartridge, especially this one: http://www.shootersforum.com/handloading-procedures-practices/20108-25-35-loads.html that is almost 6 years old. I've got a 94 carbine from ~1937-1940. The family story is that...
  7. Rimfire Rifles
    I've been wondering about this ever since they stopped production of these awesome little 22's (they stopped production when they reintroduced the Model 70 again I think in 2009). My dad and grandpa bought me one for my 11th b-day. It has very nice reddish colored wood on it, and looks eerily...
  8. Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    Any suggestion for cast bullet loads for a new model Winchester 94 in 44 magnum? Not looking for anything extreme, just hunting loads that could be used in a late model revolver as well. I would like to try some of the Beartooth bullets which is the reason I joined this forum for advice. Many...
  9. Books
    Does anyone know where to get a book, with a list of model 70 serial numbers. Not just the pre-64 serial numbers. Everyone has them. I am looking for a list that goes into the late 90s, or better yet, up to 2006, when they closed down the New Haven plant. I've got a dozen books on Winchester...
  10. Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    So i have a Winchester Model 70 7mm from i think 1949. The SN is 123XXX. I was wondering how common the 7mm is? I am trying to find out what size round this takes. I went to the gun store and we tryed to put a 7x54 and it did not fit, the round seemed to be too long.
  11. Shotguns, Shotgunning, and Shotshell Reloading
    I like to buy used guns and fix them up myself and I also enjoy building them. I have an offer to buy a 1300 12 ga receiver and an 1100 20 ga receiver for 50 dollars a piece. I figure with shipping and transfer fees it will be about 220 dollars. Would it be worth buying these receivers and...
  12. Shotguns, Shotgunning, and Shotshell Reloading
    I am the proud new owner of a Model 21 skeet grade, 2 barrel set that I purchased at the Cody show last week. It came cased so the barrel and receiver were not assembled together. I am having trouble assembling the receiver, barrel and fore end assembly together. The receiver appears to be in...
  13. Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    Just getting started reloading the 300wsm and cant find any data for this combo I will be using win nickel cases, win mag primers 150 gr nosler silvertip and reloader 17 any help would be appreciated
  14. Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    I've bought three of the current M70's in the past twelve months or so. They're terrific! I've been onto the Winchester website regularly to try and find out if they're close to starting to putt out the 223 yet in a M70. It's a great shame from a consumers point of view, but I understand that...
  15. Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    I found a rifle for sale with this barrel installed. Can anyone help me decipher it? It is supposedly an aftermarket barrel chambered for .223 Remington. Thanks for any help.
  16. Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    Just bought a Savage Arms Model 116. takes a .300 Win Ultra Mag. When i bought it, the ammo they sold me was .300 Win Mag. So of course being all excited to shoot the new gun, took it to the range and took care of ten rounds. They loaded in just fine, chambered, fired, and the case ejected just...
  17. Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    Buddy of mine just gave me a Winchester model 70.... I'm actually kind of proud of it because it belonged to his wife's grandfather who was the great grandson of William Brady (Sheriff William Brady in Lincoln N.M.) Point is I have a Winchester from the Wm. Brady blood line. I think that's kinda...
  18. Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    I just picked up a Winchester Model 70 in 7mm-08 I was trying to date the year but am a little confused. According to what I have found online the serial number is from 1978, but I didn't think the 7mm-08 came out till after 1980? Any help on this?
  19. Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    I'm kind of surprised we haven't seen a rifle chambered for this yet from one of the major manufacturers. I think it would be a nifty little round. I suspect a higher BC than the .30-06 and the .300 wsm, but less recoil than the violent .338 win mag and likely the .300 win mag. Recoil probably...
  20. Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    My local gunshop is holding for me a Win. M70 push-feed action .30/06. It's unfired, matte blued w/ synthetic stock (blind mag.), "Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation 2001" on the barrel. Just looking for opinions on these push-feed actions - their reliability/suitability for hunting. I went there to...
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