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PostPosted: Thu May 10, 2012 5:46 pm    Post subject: Need info on old Winchester. Reply with quote

A friend has come up with an old 94 win. in 35/30wcf. Apparently it was originaly a wildcat produced by winchester. He says he can find very little even from winchester. I hope you guys can give something to pass on. Maybe a book or magazine he could read up on it.
Thanks ahead of time.
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PostPosted: Thu May 10, 2012 6:56 pm    Post subject: Re: Need info on old Winchester. Reply with quote

I'd never heard of that cartridge but found these:

www.levergunscommunity...=1&t=36989

www.go2gbo.com/forums/...pic=4916.0

www.go2gbo.com/forums/...ic=42248.0

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PostPosted: Thu May 10, 2012 10:16 pm    Post subject: Re: Need info on old Winchester. Reply with quote

Thanks for the info Slinger. I had not heard of this round either. Apparently it was a fix for 30/30 and 32 special with worn out barrels

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PostPosted: Thu May 10, 2012 10:23 pm    Post subject: Re: Need info on old Winchester. Reply with quote

Indeed I do remember this caliber as a youngster, my uncle had one of these "wildcats" and made his own ammo from 30/30 brass. I don't remember all the details but he always got his game (deer, yotes) with this gun.

I scanned a page from one of my books should your buddy be interested in reloading for this cartridge.



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PostPosted: Fri May 11, 2012 12:44 am    Post subject: Re: Need info on old Winchester. Reply with quote

Great data Omini.
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PostPosted: Fri May 11, 2012 7:07 pm    Post subject: Re: Need info on old Winchester. Reply with quote

Thanks guys. I don't know exactly what he was looking for, but he should be happy with this. Thanks again and good shooting!
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PostPosted: Sat May 12, 2012 7:21 pm    Post subject: Re: Need info on old Winchester. Reply with quote

Here's some more data I just stumbled into.

www.reloadbench.com/ca...53030.html
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