close
Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics

Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics Applied Ballistics

Reply

Pair of pre-64 win

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Unread 12-16-2008, 11:59 PM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 121
Pair of pre-64 win

Yesterday I purchased from a friend two very nice rifles.-
WIN 70 pre-64 featherweight .264 WM
and
WIN 70 pre-64 -standard .300hh

maybe I will glass bed them, this is my first time with Win pre-64, Ive always used REMYS 700.- What should I expect from them?
The two are in pristine condx.
Reply With Quote
  •   #2  
    Unread 12-17-2008, 01:31 PM
    Silver Member
     
    Join Date: Dec 2006
    Posts: 347
    Re: Pair of pre-64 win

    I wouldn't change them a bit...they're both classics and very valuable.
    Reply With Quote

      #3  
    Unread 12-17-2008, 03:28 PM
    Platinum Member
     
    Join Date: Oct 2008
    Posts: 1,080
    Re: Pair of pre-64 win

    I own one in 270 Win, has never given me any trouble, it has eleven (11) 8-point whitetails in its account. I actually did some upgrades to it, properly bedded, full floating, and tunned the trigger lighter. I dont use it as a long range shooting rifle, my farthest kill with it is at 385 yards. I just love it, very handy for backpacking hunts which is what I do. I hope you enjoy yours!!!!!
    Reply With Quote
      #4  
    Unread 12-17-2008, 09:38 PM
    Silver Member
     
    Join Date: Jan 2007
    Posts: 184
    Re: Pair of pre-64 win

    Don't know what you paid for them, but depending on condition, they could be worth big $$$ in original configuration. Expect to lose a high % of collector value if you change anything.

    Your call...........

    Jim
    Reply With Quote
      #5  
    Unread 12-17-2008, 10:31 PM
    Silver Member
     
    Join Date: Dec 2007
    Location: WI USA
    Posts: 410
    Re: Pair of pre-64 win

    To someone that collects guns. If you change anything on those guns they become a "shooter" and are not really considered a "collectible" gun. They become a good quality bargain gun.
    Reply With Quote
    Reply

    Bookmarks

    Thread Tools
    Display Modes


    Similar Threads for: Pair of pre-64 win
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    a pair of rem.8 mags for sale handyandy Guns For Sale 0 03-16-2011 03:01 PM
    a pair of remmington 8 mags for sale handyandy Guns For Sale 0 03-15-2011 02:00 PM
    A Nice Pair...... MT4XFore Trophy Photos 8 10-06-2008 11:43 AM
    NIce pair of elk sheds!!! remingtonman_25_06 General Discussion 4 05-15-2006 09:15 AM
    A pair of .300 Win Mags.. The Basics, Starting Out 1 03-12-2004 01:00 AM


    All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:17 AM.


    Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
    All content ©2010-2015 Long Range Hunting, LLC