Model 70 heavy barrel info needed

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by C.W., Jul 21, 2009.

  1. C.W.

    C.W. Member

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    I recently acuired a Winchester Model 70 .308 with a 26" Barrel. Its says heavy barrel on the barrel. It says Varmint Police inside the stock. Its serial # is G2064xxx. I have never heard of this model and am curous what I have. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. MagnumManiac

    MagnumManiac Well-Known Member

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    You have the varmint model 70, simple as that. The police and varmint model used the same stocks, and came in 223, 22-250, 220 swift and 308, the police came in 223 and 308 only.
     

  3. C.W.

    C.W. Member

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    Thank you for that info. What is the difference if any between the Varmint and the Police model? I'm planning to use this gun as a 300 to 500 yard deer rifle. Any suggestions as to recomended stocks or other mods would be appreciated.