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Winchester Mod 290
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 13, 2009 3:28 pm    Post subject: Winchester Mod 290 Reply with quote

I'm thinking about biding on a Winchester Model 290 .22 Delux with Monte Carlo stocks and 4X Weaver scope. Any opinions on this old .22 Semi-auto?



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PostPosted: Fri Feb 13, 2009 3:39 pm    Post subject: Re: Winchester Mod 290 Reply with quote

Nope...

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 13, 2009 3:51 pm    Post subject: Re: Winchester Mod 290 Reply with quote

Thanks Joe.... wtf Grrrrrrrr.... Very Happy

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 13, 2009 4:06 pm    Post subject: Re: Winchester Mod 290 Reply with quote

You asked....

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 13, 2009 4:34 pm    Post subject: Re: Winchester Mod 290 Reply with quote

I don't no much about that model. It looks to be in great shape though Very Happy . Go for it, ya can't have too many.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 13, 2009 4:42 pm    Post subject: Re: Winchester Mod 290 Reply with quote

I bought one in mint condition last week for $129.00. At the range, it shot very, very well at 50 yards. Take care...
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 13, 2009 8:15 pm    Post subject: Re: Winchester Mod 290 Reply with quote

I would be paying a bit more then $130. Bid started at $240...

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 14, 2009 1:35 pm    Post subject: Re: Winchester Mod 290 Reply with quote

28th edition Blue Book says $200 @ 100%...

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 14, 2009 4:27 pm    Post subject: Re: Winchester Mod 290 Reply with quote

Is that with fancy wood and a Monte Carlo stock? I have seen several that were priced at $400 starting...

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 14, 2009 4:48 pm    Post subject: Re: Winchester Mod 290 Reply with quote

Hey Bushy I think the one your looking at is considered the " 290 deluxe" there's one at gunbroker starting at 400 with a scope. www.gunbroker.com/Auct...=122854211
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 14, 2009 5:46 pm    Post subject: Re: Winchester Mod 290 Reply with quote

The book I have only lists one "290 Deluxe". I'll recheck when I get back home.

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 15, 2009 7:43 am    Post subject: Re: Winchester Mod 290 Reply with quote

Well...No matter now...I won the bidding at $255. We will see what comes of this in a few days...I'll post photos when we see if I want to lift my head in embarrassment... Very Happy

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 15, 2009 8:03 am    Post subject: Re: Winchester Mod 290 Reply with quote

Bushmaster wrote:
Well...No matter now...I won the bidding at $255. We will see what comes of this in a few days...I'll post photos when we see if I want to lift my head in embarrassment... Very Happy

Congrats Bushy Very Happy . I hope it's what you expected.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 15, 2009 8:16 am    Post subject: Re: Winchester Mod 290 Reply with quote

Bushy,

Is that going to be your new squirrel gun?

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 15, 2009 8:53 am    Post subject: Re: Winchester Mod 290 Reply with quote

Yes and No, Cary...I have three .22 rifles in my safe. One belongs to one of my sons. One belongs to my daughter. And one belongs to my wife. I bought every one of my children a .22 rifle when they were old enough to show responsibility. I have never owned one myself. I figured it was about time I had my own .22 rifle...So...Other then my .22 Woodsman I will now have a .22 that I can shoot without getting comments from my kids and wife. "Why don't you use your own rifle?" Have you ever shot a squirrel with a .30 WCF or a.30-06? wtf

I've been using my Daughter's Ruger 10/22. I really don't like it. The wood is too fat and I feel like I have a child's gun to my shoulder. I've handled the 250 and 290 before and they felt much better and had a more adult feel to them.

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