The shotgun, long the most popular sporting firearm in the U. There are two important reasons for this: more leisure time for shooters to be afield and the rapid growth of shooting preserves and trap and skeet fields, many of them near enough to major metropolitan areas to draw on a previously untapped group of sportsmen. As a result, gun manufacturers are constantly turning out new and better shotguns, most of them far more rugged and adaptable to a wider variety of shooting conditions than ever before.
Fearing injuries and lawsuits from smokeless shells being used in a black powder gun, Winchester began one of the earliest product recalls probably in American history by placing ads in various publications. By this point, Winchester had made over 30, Model 93's. Winchester destroyed every Model that was returned and that is probably what happened to most of them.
The Model 70 was introduced in and is currently in production. Calibers range from the. Special order features ….
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Repeating Arms Company—, by model:. In Winchester abandoned numbering models by the year of introduction and assigned two-digit numbers, sequential beginning with 51 for rifles. Older guns still in production had their model numbers truncated, e.
The stock will fit all caliber rifles of course. All barrels are threaded and chambered with all appropriate cuts and markings. The barrel retains nearly all of the original blue, the frame showing vivid original case colors, the buttplate slightly faded.
I will never be able to look at a Model 12 Winchester shotgun without thinking of him. His long legs gave him a stride that was seemingly impossible to keep up with. As a boy, I have a distinct memory of following him and I was almost always running, running to catch up.