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Posted in thread: Winchester Model 1897 on 07-03-2010 at 04:54 AM
Thanks for all the info fellas, why i am fairly certain it is cut off is the fact that the
barrel is not cut square and the end of the barrel is not chamfered by machine it looks like
wear chamfered i...
Posted in thread: Winchester Model 1897 on 07-02-2010 at 05:49 AM
Thanks for the info all! The 1897 has sure been around. Glad to have it and hope to locate a
Posted in thread: jhawk73 new to FTF on 07-02-2010 at 05:34 AM
yes sir, Titusville is the home of the first oil well. I work in Oil City in the old Oil Well
buildings finished in 1902 they serviced the oil fields with anything they needed.
Manufacturing anything ...
Posted in thread: Winchester Model 1897 on 07-01-2010 at 04:34 PM
I inherited my father's 1897 12 Ga. The action is very interesting and unusual to me. however
the barrel appears to have been sawn off at some point, either by my father or someone else.
Does anyone k...
Posted in thread: jhawk73 new to FTF on 07-01-2010 at 04:24 PM
Hello, I am from North Western PA, Love guns, anything mechanical and all things historical and