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#1 OrneryOlMofo357

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Posted 30 June 2012 - 11:02 AM

New to Me at least. Its a Winchester M670 in .243 Cal. It was purchased new in 1973. It has the Bosch and Lomb scope that was purchased at the same time as well. The glass seems very clear with fine crosshairs. The scope is mounted on a flip away mount that allows for use of the Iron sights on the rifle. The rifle is in really nice shape. The stock for the most part still has the high gloss finish it had when purchased. Im looking forward to getting it out of " Gun Jail" in about 10 days. I really liked the look of this rifle, and Got a good deal on her too! Here are some pics.
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Thanks for lookin!
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Posted 30 June 2012 - 11:46 AM

Nice looking rifle Grant. Let us know how it shoots when you get her home.

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Posted 30 June 2012 - 12:11 PM

VERY nice, Grant, although I couldn't find "Remington" printed on it anywhere?? :lol: (j.k.)

That is a very good looking, classic rifle... And of course that caliber is always an excellent one. It will definitely serve you well & look forward to your reports on her.

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Posted 30 June 2012 - 12:17 PM

Thans Frank! I figured that one Remmy was enough.. wouldnt want her gettin Jealous or anything. :rofl2: Its gonna be fun seeing what a 30+ year old rifle shoots like.
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Posted 01 July 2012 - 09:55 AM

Great looking with classic lines. What else to say but score!!

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Posted 01 July 2012 - 11:58 AM

Congratulations. Looking forward to reading about how it shoots.

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Posted 01 July 2012 - 02:28 PM

Looking forward to loading for it. Hope it shoots! lol
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Posted 02 July 2012 - 08:11 PM

Looking good grant.
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Posted 02 July 2012 - 08:40 PM

Does this mean when I come down for a bit of coyote shooting we will be using rifles instead of handguns?
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#10 OrneryOlMofo357

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Posted 03 July 2012 - 03:52 AM

Braz, we can use either. The 44 Mag is always ready!
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Posted 04 July 2012 - 09:55 AM

Very nice! I know that most people don't use them anymore but I love guns that wear a set of iron sights for backup.
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Posted 04 July 2012 - 01:34 PM

Thanks Clampdaddy! 5 more days and She's Mine! lol
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Posted 05 July 2012 - 05:28 AM

very nice, if the barrel is worn out, what would the best way to fix it be. do you have to make the bore bigger
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Posted 05 July 2012 - 04:38 PM

Beautiful rifle. Even though it is highly inefficient, the .243 is one of my favorite rounds (got 3 of them). Do you already have set plans for it ie. predator gun, or deer rifle, etc.? Or was it just too pretty to pass up?

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 03:16 AM

Robert, if the barrel is worn out, Id most likely get an aftermarket barrel. However the rifle does not show tons of wear, so Im hoping that the chamber is still in good shape.

Bisley, I rarely hunt anything but Coyotes and Varmints, so I plan on trying Coyotes with it. I already have a Rem 700 in the same caliber, so I have all of the reloading stuff as well. I have to admit, the shape the rifle was in was a major point. Other than a couple 22's this will be My first Wood stock on a centerfire.. It will also be the first Winny I have owned.
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Posted 06 July 2012 - 04:11 AM

Grant, Hang on to the Rem 700, maybe we can work up a deal. Tom

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Posted 10 July 2012 - 08:41 AM

Great choice of caliber, I LOVE my .243! I've shot everything from marmots to bears with it. I've had my Weatherby Vanguard for 20 years now and love it just as much as the day I got it. Mine's accurate as all get out. Great deer and coyote round, and with that setup you can hunt just about anything and anywhere here in Cali! Congrats!!!

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Posted 10 July 2012 - 03:23 PM

Thanks Chuco.. this will be .243 # 2. I do like the caliber, but kinda fell in love with the 35 year old Winny when I saw it. I can pick it up this week!
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