Winchester 74

Discussion in 'Rimfire Rifles' started by Dutch, May 17, 2018 at 11:12 PM.

  1. Dutch

    Dutch G&G Evangelist

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    I found a 1942 manufactured Win 74 chambered for .22 long rifle. I have had an interest in one for quite a while, and am keen on war era civilian arms, so when the lady behind the counter handed it to me...

    I took it to the range today and am pleased with how well it shoots. What a neat old semi-auto .22.

    As an aside, that old speedmaster shot great too. Another neat old rifle.


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  2. Sav .250

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    YouTube has some tutorials on the Win model 74. Audio/Visual.
    Could be helpful if you want to give the old puppy a bath( Clean up.)
     
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  3. Dutch

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    I'll do that. It surely needs it.
     
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  4. mauser9

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    Wood could use some TLC for sure. Might look new if cleaned up and done correctly. Am sure the manufacture on that 74 was awesome back then. Thanks for showing.
     
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