You are Unregistered, please register to use all of the features of!    

Firearm & Gun Forum - > General Firearms Forums > Curio & Relic Discussion >

original 1873 barrel

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-23-2013, 05:55 PM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 7
Default original 1873 barrel

Did the original Winchester 1873 rifle have a round barrel, half octagon, or full octagon barrel? Thanks in advance.

Billygoat is offline  
Reply With Quote

Join Today - It's Free!

Are you a firearms enthusiast? Then we hope you will join the community. You will gain access to post, create threads, private message, upload images, join groups and more.

Firearms Talk is owned and operated by fellow firearms enthusiasts. We strive to offer a non-commercial community to learn and share information.

Join Today! - Click Here

Old 10-23-2013, 09:30 PM   #2
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
jpattersonnh's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: South central,NH
Posts: 5,363
Liked 868 Times on 603 Posts
Likes Given: 980


All of the above.

Freedom is not free. The best of us always leave too soon.
jpattersonnh is offline  
hiwall Likes This 
Reply With Quote
Old 10-24-2013, 10:51 PM   #3
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
hiwall's Avatar
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Cleator,AZ
Posts: 4,255
Liked 1341 Times on 863 Posts
Likes Given: 321


Unlike now days back then the gun companies started the saying "Have it your way". You could order your gun with about any barrel length, round-oct-or half and half barrel, some models offered different weight barrels, get set triggers(single or double), special wood, curved butt or not, whatever sights you wanted, whatever finish you wanted. Pretty much if you could think of it they would make for you.
Just walking on the edge of of my grave.
hiwall is offline  
jpattersonnh Likes This 
Reply With Quote
Old 10-25-2013, 10:36 PM   #4
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Hawg's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Heidelberg,MS
Posts: 1,505
Liked 128 Times on 88 Posts
Likes Given: 42


What they said.
Hawg is offline  
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Firearms Forum Replies Last Post
Yugo Original M48 Virgin 8mm Barrel Cope's Distributing Sponsor Display 1 02-17-2015 01:30 PM
Winchester 1873 Value winchesterboy General Rifle Discussion 0 10-20-2013 05:39 AM
Win 1873 44 40 Rebelpan Revolver Handguns 2 02-15-2012 02:15 PM
original python 357 6" barrel. shootitout Revolver Handguns 4 10-31-2011 12:34 AM
How difficult is it to remove the barrel of a Marlin Original 39m? supra001 Gunsmithing Forum 5 02-04-2010 02:24 PM