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Help, Winchester 190 wants to 3 round burst!

Discussion in 'Winchester' started by C.Good., Mar 26, 2002.

  1. C.Good.

    C.Good. G&G Newbie

    Took a friend to the local range. He said his Winchester model 190 was acting up. Acting up meant 3 round bursts! Put it away fast. Any suggestions on where to look first would be appreciated. C.Good
  2. Big Dog

    Big Dog Retired IT Dinosaur Wrangler Forum Contributor

    The most obvious thing to check first is the sear. This is a pretty old rifle, so some wear here is to be expected. I'd take it to a good gunsmith. A sticking firing pin could also cause slam fires. A thorough cleaning might help if that's the case.