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Old 01-20-2013, 04:24 PM
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Winchester model 70 Pre 64

So I bought a rifle from a guy who didnt realy know about winchesters and was a remington guy

Winchester model 70 (Pre 64)

When I arrived I saw it was a beauty and he wasnt sure of the parts it had on it after getting home I proceded to clean it and as it turns out it has a Hart 28" HV Barrel and 4 port brake, Vortex Viper 6.5-20X44 with possible badger ordanance rings, farrel 20 moa rail which appears to be bedded and on the stock a custom glass/epoxy bedding job from the recoil lug back. the stock is some kind of custom job with an aggressive cheek rest that fits me like a glove. Also after I took it apart and I found a timney trigger, measured it at 3lbs perfect. the only problem I found was that the internal magazine doesnt work right, but its not really important to me as it can hold one round under the bolt so I can have an empty chamber and a round in the magazine while walking.
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Old 01-20-2013, 07:43 PM
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Re: Winchester model 70 Pre 64

Sounds like a nice deal. Got any pics?
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Old 01-20-2013, 09:11 PM
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Re: Winchester model 70 Pre 64

Sounds nice. What caliber is it?
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Old 01-20-2013, 09:28 PM
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Re: Winchester model 70 Pre 64

I am a Pre 64 Mdl 70 fan to the max. Everything I have put together so far has been on a Pre 64 Mdl 70 receiver and am always looking. I think the control feed is the only way to go in a hunting rifle.

Here is a link to a shop that has a lot of Pre 64 parts so you can get that mag fixed.

Winchester* pre 64* Model 70 Rifle Parts

Is the serial number 500,000 or less
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Old 01-20-2013, 10:33 PM
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Re: Winchester model 70 Pre 64

.300 win mag

serial no is 1xxxxxx

the bolt seems to not move very smooth on the follower as well but has a very smooth cocking

I cant upload pics right now
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Old 01-20-2013, 11:10 PM
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Re: Winchester model 70 Pre 64

My next question:

It came with 150 rounds of handloads with undecernable data on the load contents.

Do I shoot it and hope the maker doesnt have it out for me and was loading within the limits or do I chuck/salvage it?
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Old 01-20-2013, 11:15 PM
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Re: Winchester model 70 Pre 64

I wouldn't risk your pre-64 action on unknown hand loads. If I were in your situation, I would pull the bullets, dump the powder, and use the primed cases as the basis for my first few loaded rounds.
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