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PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2006 4:34 pm    Post subject: Winchester closing its plant Reply with quote

www.boston.com/news/lo...ter_plant/

Very sad news.


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2006 4:56 pm    Post subject: Re: Winchester closing its plant Reply with quote

Yeah, and quite disturbing to say the least Sad .

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2006 5:15 pm    Post subject: Re: Winchester closing its plant Reply with quote

I had no idea they wer'e in bad shape . Hopefully a quality minded Co with some Integrity will buy it and keep up the long standing tradition of quality firearms that winchester is known for.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2006 7:05 pm    Post subject: No more Winchester Model 70s and 94s Reply with quote

My local gun shop received a communication today from U.S. Repeating Arms that said effective the end of March 2006, they would cease production of Model 70s, 94s and 1300s. All the best...
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2006 7:22 pm    Post subject: Re: Winchester closing its plant Reply with quote

You have got to be kidding. How could you go to the gun shop and not see a new Winchester or even go to Wal-Mart and not see Winchesters. It will be a sad day for sure.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2006 8:14 pm    Post subject: Re: Winchester closing its plant Reply with quote

Bushmaster will buy the factory and keep the legacy going Very Happy .

Seriously now......what will or is Browning seeing any ramifications from this?

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2006 9:09 pm    Post subject: Re: Winchester closing its plant Reply with quote

I was shocked when I heard last year Winchester was discontinuing the model 9422,but apparently that was just part of a bigger picture. I have two, a 22LR and a 22 Mag,great little rifles.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2006 9:14 pm    Post subject: Re: Winchester closing its plant Reply with quote

An era has ended...Sad to say. An American icon. The word "Winchester" was a synonim for "America"...They will be greatly missed...10ring...Can I borrow a few million from you??? Very Happy

To Winchester...Thanks for a great run... Cheers

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2006 9:23 pm    Post subject: Re: Winchester closing its plant Reply with quote

Bushmaster....you know if i had it this sure would'nt be happening Cheers

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2006 9:32 pm    Post subject: Re: Winchester closing its plant Reply with quote

Thar's thet Spellin' agin... Very Happy

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2006 10:03 pm    Post subject: Re: Winchester closing its plant Reply with quote

Geeze, i'm off a bit today (well.....everyday, but more so today) ya think Confused Cool

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2006 10:07 pm    Post subject: Re: Winchester closing its plant Reply with quote

What??? I look like a teacher to you? Go grade yourself... Popcorn

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2006 10:13 pm    Post subject: Re: Winchester closing its plant Reply with quote

Well you did teach me everything i know.....which i forgot....what's your point again? Laughing


I wonder if the $$$ will be up for used ones now? I never should have sold the ones i had Mad .

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2006 12:11 am    Post subject: Re: Winchester closing its plant Reply with quote

Dont worry Winchester will be back Wink

I read somewhere its aready went bankrupt 2 times (not sure if its true or not) so whats not to say it wont come back the 3rd time ?? Confused

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2006 1:57 pm    Post subject: Re: Winchester closing its plant Reply with quote

Bushmaster wrote:
An era has ended...Sad to say. An American icon. The word "Winchester" was a synonim for "America"...They will be greatly missed...10ring...Can I borrow a few million from you??? Very Happy

To Winchester...Thanks for a great run... Cheers

"What Shocked no more Jack Handles"....TOO bad Bushy............ Shocked Shocked Very Happy Well you know if they would have built "guns"................maybe..... Now who's going to try to keep up with "Marlin"..........?????????8O ROFL

Seriously though I think Winchester will be back in operation before you know it. There is no way that they weren't making money.

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