Just got my NEW WINCHESTER MODEL 70

Discussion in 'General Rifle Discussion' started by theropinfool, Mar 18, 2012.

  1. theropinfool

    theropinfool New Member

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    So after months of begging and pleading on bended knee, (which really hurt after a while,) I finally got my wife to give in. Got my brand new Winchester Model 70 30-06 Sporter.


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    Naturally I had to compare it with my old "pre-64" Model 70 also a 30-06. (I love that round.)


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    Other than differences in the stocks, the new (2011) rifle is nearly exactly the same as my old (1957) rifle. The only differences were in the bolt.

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    The bolt on the new rifle is a little bigger diameter. It's just as easy to pull the firing pin though.

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    I haven't got a scale, but my old one seems a little heavier.

    I haven't got to sight it in yet (probably tomorrow while Ledbetter is at work hehehe!)

    So anyway, love the new rifle. Big thumbs up to Winchester for nutting up and making "the rifleman's rifle" once more.

    Anymore Winchester enthusiast's out there? Let's see 'em!!!
     
  2. texaswoodworker

    texaswoodworker New Member

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    Congrats, those are some nice looking rifles.
     

  3. bigdaddy573

    bigdaddy573 New Member

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    I got a per 64 my grandpa pass down to me in 308 sadly I had to leave it in California when I left:'(

    I RUN LIKE A CHEVY AND IM BUILT FORD TOUGH ;)
     
  4. Ledbetter84

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    You forgot to tell everyone how much you were begging/pleading/whining to your wife at the gun counter. :)
    But yes, stoked for ya! Finally got a pair of something !
     
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  5. tomgodd

    tomgodd New Member

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    Beautiful firearms there.

    Thomas
     
  6. NotMormon

    NotMormon New Member

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    A pair of something:D! Nicely played!
     
  7. theropinfool

    theropinfool New Member

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    That 2 pair of something for me. How's your --- problems?
     
  8. Txhillbilly

    Txhillbilly Active Member

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    Those some good looking Winchester's you got there TRF.

    I wish they'd make'em in LH today,I'd buy a couple myself.I used to have a couple of post 64's,but the bolts were on the wrong side.
     
  9. theropinfool

    theropinfool New Member

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    Your in luck tex.

    http://www.winchesterguns.com/library/pressreleases/detail.asp?id=175

    I think in the 2012 catalog it lists more LH models. I'll check when I get home.
     
  10. Ledbetter84

    Ledbetter84 New Member

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  11. theropinfool

    theropinfool New Member

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    Led, read the WHOLE post next time. Catalog list's more. Had to check the inlaws cows. Call ya when I get home.
     
  12. theropinfool

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    Winchester/Browning is running a promo $50 mail in rebate for ammo purchased with the rifle. Picked up some Trophy Bonded Tips from Federal this morning. :)
     
  13. Muliemaster

    Muliemaster New Member

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    Boy howdy u got r did huh, atta boy rope keep that perty winny shinny an dead on pard
     
  14. Muliemaster

    Muliemaster New Member

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    Ahhh led they are perfect match for ya since they are short mags an yer from the short bus haaaa what ya think there rope good match for ol led
     
  15. Marlinman

    Marlinman New Member

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    Plus hes a sawed off little mex leprechaun named Jorge o'malley;)

    God didnt make all men equal colonel Sam Colt did
     
  16. Muliemaster

    Muliemaster New Member

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    Yep shot mags for short mex leprechauns called ledbutter
     
  17. theropinfool

    theropinfool New Member

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    Just because Led has to ride the short bus and were a tin foil lined bicycle helmet everywhere is no reason to make fun of him. There are so many better reasons like his crazy hippie ex girlfriend, or his vegetarian streak, or the chupacabras upper decking his toilets, and let us not forget the alien prob he got. Must be hard being a vertically challenged mexican-irishman-american.
     
  18. Marlinman

    Marlinman New Member

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    Ya it must be....although you forgot havin friends like us who call him short, a dirty mex leprechaun, AND set stuff on top of his curly red hair cuz we mistake the little feller for a walkin table;)

    God didnt make all men equal colonel Sam Colt did
     
  19. Marlinman

    Marlinman New Member

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    Oh and we also have the bad habits of ropin him, hot shottin him, and shootin things off his head;)

    God didnt make all men equal colonel Sam Colt did
     
  20. theropinfool

    theropinfool New Member

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    We gotta practice somehow, right? It too hard to catch the goat.