Winchester 71 .348

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Jim Milner
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Winchester 71 .348

Post by Jim Milner » Sun Apr 12, 2009 7:40 pm

Just picked this thing up at the last gun show. It came out of the factory in Jan of '40...so Did I.. that makes us the same age =/- 2 weeks. I think I will try some Black in it. I also think that the .33 Win loads will be close.
200 gr 51gr H4895 100 yds off hand
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Post by HvyMtl » Tue Apr 14, 2009 1:09 pm

I won't make any comments on it's age, but that is good shooting off hand for any rifle, it'll make a good deer rifle.

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Post by Jim Milner » Thu Apr 16, 2009 12:36 am

HvyMtl,
I had a brain cramp when I wrote that. I did not shoot that off hand, but shot it UNSUPPORTED. My Bad.
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Re: Winchester 71 .348

Post by Bakebfr480 » Sat Apr 27, 2019 6:01 am

I recently acquired a Siamese mauser in the same caliber! Currently waiting on midway for a back ordered lub size die!

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Re: Winchester 71 .348

Post by pacecars » Mon May 27, 2019 11:36 am

I just picked up my first Winchester 71 .348, it is 1954 vintage so a little older than me. It had a Weatherby scope in a Williams side mount. I took that off and sent it to Tyler Gun Works to have the holes welded up and the receiver, butt plate and forend cap case colored and the rest reblued.

Here is what it looked like when I got it

https://i.postimg.cc/63dqZkNL/Model_71_1.jpg

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