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Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 04-14-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By 2bit
Texaswoodworker, Thanks for the links. I...

Texaswoodworker,

Thanks for the links. I search these and others just about everyday for rifles to add to my work. There are also lots of auctions that I look at for inventory. My real need is...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 04-13-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By 2bit
Hello, I now have just over 1100 rifles in...

Hello,

I now have just over 1100 rifles in the effort and have bought 6 new Model 61 rifles as a result of looking at so many. I did not realize how expensive this survey would become!

Michael
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 02-26-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By 2bit
It has not been quite a month since I started...

It has not been quite a month since I started this effort and I have Just over 930 rifles in the data base so far. I appreciate all those who have helped out by sending me the information on their...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-06-2013, 01:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By 2bit
Thanks Blueguns for the information on your...

Thanks Blueguns for the information on your rifle.
I appreciate it.

Michael
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 02-02-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By 2bit
Win Model 61 Production Survey

To all,

I am a new member here but I have been a member over at the WACA site for several years now.

A portion of my collecting efforts involves the Model 61 rifles. I have decided to begin...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-02-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By 2bit
Win Model 61 Production Survey

To all,

I am a new member here but I have been a member over at the WACA site for several years now.

A portion of my collecting efforts involves the Model 61 rifles. I have decided to begin...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-02-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By 2bit
Hello all, Since the last post in March I...

Hello all,

Since the last post in March I have added just over 1000 rifles to m yeffort.
Thanks to those who have contacted me via PM or email. Please keep the
rifle data coming. I will be...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-26-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,353
Posted By 2bit
Hello Rich1028, Let me clear up a few things...

Hello Rich1028,

Let me clear up a few things that 30-30 remchester posted. Your rifle was actually manufactured during 1946. The "flat band" version of the Model 94 was produced from 1946 until...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-26-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 824
Posted By 2bit
Good question Hiwall! I assumed and that could...

Good question Hiwall! I assumed and that could be way wrong. Seeing as 32-40 ammo is darn difficult to get my bet is still 32 WS.

Michael
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-26-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 824
Posted By 2bit
Hello partdeux, How are things in Detroit? ...

Hello partdeux,

How are things in Detroit? I grew up there.

Winchester made several rifles which were chambered for the 32 WS or Win Special cartridge. Which model and configuration do you...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-16-2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 620
Posted By 2bit
Hello Blackstone, Grab your wallet. Head...

Hello Blackstone,

Grab your wallet. Head out to the nearest gun store, Cabella's, or Gander Mountain and buy all the modern Winchester or Remington 32-20 ammo you want. It is loaded with modern...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-14-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By 2bit
Hello Dave, Your rifle was actually...

Hello Dave,

Your rifle was actually manufactured (serialized) during February of 1895. It may have the original barrel on it as the 30 WCF cartridge was first offered in early 1895. If you will...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 07-25-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,012
Posted By 2bit
Hello, The bullet drop at 300 yards is...

Hello,

The bullet drop at 300 yards is going to be totally dependent on what distance you have the rifle zeroed for and what bullet weight and configuration you are shooting. In other words, if...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-17-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 876
Posted By 2bit
Won't he receive an email alert when somebody...

Won't he receive an email alert when somebody answers his post also?

Thanks
Michael
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-17-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By 2bit
When I first created this thread almost 2 years...

When I first created this thread almost 2 years ago I had just 470 or so rifles in my research effort. As of this morning I now have 3082 of them. So the effort is going well but it does take a lot...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-17-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By 2bit
Aleksandar, Thanks for the photos of your...

Aleksandar,

Thanks for the photos of your rifle and Iwas glad to help figure out the history of the stamp, or proof marks, on the barrel and receiver. The rifle may now be in Macedonia but it...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-17-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 978
Posted By 2bit
Hello AUMatt, I know your post is real old...

Hello AUMatt,

I know your post is real old but I can probably help you. I am researching the Model 1892 rifles and have cataloged over 3080 rifles to date.

I will need the full serial number...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-17-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 876
Posted By 2bit
Hello Caleb Your post about your Model 1892...

Hello Caleb

Your post about your Model 1892 is quite old so this is a long shot I know. I can help you with your rifle. I am a Winchester collector with 22 1892's and I am conducting a research...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-14-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 828
Posted By 2bit
Engles5, Sounds like they are off to a good...

Engles5,

Sounds like they are off to a good start.
Keep up the good work. It is great to hear of children who are learning to hunt with respect. It is tiresome to go over to Youtube and watch...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-14-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,811
Posted By 2bit
Ima-Savage wrote: My Used Win 1894 hadn't even...

Ima-Savage wrote:
My Used Win 1894 hadn't even been Broken in yet . It only had 1 box of ammo thru it

The Model 1894 receivers were not drilled and tapped with any left side mounting screws. ...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-13-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 828
Posted By 2bit
Ok I am going to venture into real estate that I...

Ok I am going to venture into real estate that I will probably get lots of grief for but it is an open forum. Again, just my opinion.

I think 8 is too young to start killing deer. Maybe even 11....
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-13-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 828
Posted By 2bit
My personal opinion would be that for most folks...

My personal opinion would be that for most folks who do not shoot much or at all during the year is that it is too little gun.

Michael
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-13-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,811
Posted By 2bit
Racing, Go to the link below and click on...

Racing,

Go to the link below and click on the "Launch Ballistic Calculator" in the top panel. You can then enter the different caliber, bullet weights and type for any six choices you want. It...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-13-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,397
Posted By 2bit
Geez, Not many lever fans here?! Here a...

Geez,

Not many lever fans here?! Here a four of the many Winchesters I own.
Model 1892, Full octagon, sporting rifle configuration. 2 in 32 WCF, 2 in 38 WCF. ...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-13-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,811
Posted By 2bit
Hello Racingfanatic, Questions #1. How...

Hello Racingfanatic,

Questions
#1. How much money do you want to spend?
#2. Do you want a scope on the rifle?
#3. Do you want a "collectible" rifle?

Questions 1 and 3 are somewhat...
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