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  1. Open Firearm Discussions
  2. Reloading
    Dont know if this is news or not, but Powder Valley has 231 in stock. 1lb, 4lb and 8lb according to their website. I havent seen 231 available in for a few years.
  3. Other [Rifles]
    Anyone have this one?
  4. Semi-Auto [Rifles]
    So my little brother has a Marlin 60 so I gave him a bunch of 22 ammo for it. There was Remington, federal Winchester 333 and Winchester m22. Everything shoots fine except the m22 black nose. The bullet won't fire and it gets stuck in the barrel and you have to pry it out except the bullet...
  5. Other [Rifles]
    I just got a Winchester model 94 30 30 WIN SER # 230259 [ makes it 1955] 20" barrel from a friend who was owed $$ by an very Mature Gent. Has a Weaver K3 60-B scope on a Williams mount. Furniture is in great shape as is the bluing. Straight butt plate has two rust marks. She is very clean...
  6. Bolt Action [Rifles]
    Apparently this is a common and problem and all the fixes I found were not solving my problem. Hoping someone here can help before I resort to a gunsmith. Took the bolt out to clean the rifle, separated the firing pin from the assembly to grease it. Safety went into the FIRE position from...
  7. Open Firearm Discussions
    http://www.americanhunter.org/articles/2016/2/2/why-30-30-winchester-will-never-die/ We all have our "firsts." A first rifle, first shotgun, first hunt, first big game animal. If you were lucky, as I certainly was, you grew up in a hunting family, and got to head afield as soon as you were of...
  8. Bolt Action [Rifles]
    http://www.gun-tests...16#.Vqog9PkrKUk ****SCROLL DOWN THE PAGE WHEN USING THE LINK***** Gun Tests would like to advise our readers that Winchester Repeating Arms has recalled its XPR rifles because manipulation of the safety switch may cause movement in the trigger system that could result in...
  9. Competition Corner
    Hello, I am going to do the Winchester "Pistol" classification with a friend. Can anyone clarify theMarksman 1st Class course of fire, and how many times it has to be performed? I'm also confused about the minimum score for the targets do the five lower scores apply to the weak hand? Thanks...
  10. Vendor Deals
    I got a great deal on a few cases of .45LC to sell at way below regular wholesale cost. $13.99 each. Sold most places online for $20.00-$30.00 First come, etc...
  11. Recalls
    IMPORTANT SAFETY RECALL NOTICE FOR WINCHESTER XPR RIFLES. In our continual product testing, we have learned of an issue that is important to the safety of all XPR owners. It has come to our attention that a manipulation of the safety switch may cause movement in the trigger system that could...
  12. Reloading
    Midsouth Shooters Supply just filled a backorder I had for 4 lbs. of Winchester 231. Order was placed in April 2013. Better late than never!
  13. Reloading
    So I have been reloading .308 Win for a while now and want to work up a low recoil round for my father( he has had multiple shoulder surgeries and can't take the recoil to well.). I am planning on using 125 gr bullets. The only powders I have right now are 4064 and unique. I would like to stick...
  14. Open Firearm Discussions
    "Olin Corporation released their second quarter 2015 results yesterday. I doubt anyone who reads this blog cares what they made on their sales of chlor alkali and caustic soda. However, their results from their Winchester division are interesting." Read more...
  15. Open Firearm Discussions
    "Surveying the landscape in the summer of 1892, Ida B. Wells advised, that 'the Winchester rifle deserved a place of honor in every Black home.' This was no empty rhetorical jab. She was advancing a considered personal security policy and specifically referencing two recent episodes where...
  16. Pump [Shotguns]
    Just acquired a really clean 1200. Its got a 28" barrel with mod choke. I'm looking to buy a 20" barrel, but also may consider having mine cut down. Any recommendations as to who can do this and aproximate cost? Not interested in trying this myself with a hacksaw. Thanks, Stu
  17. Recalls
    Winchester Repeating Arms has discovered that a limited number of SXP (3 ½" chamber) shotguns (also called the Super X Pump) may, under certain circumstances, unintentionally discharge while closing the action. Failure to return any affected shotguns for inspection and/or repair may create a...
  18. Bolt Action [Rifles]
    Finally ordered my featherweight in 308 today. I've been wanting a model 70 for years and the guns now coming out of the new factory got great reviews. Originally I was thinking about a 300 Win Mag but with plenty of 308 ammo on hand I figured I'll save my shoulder. Now to figure out what scope...
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