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PostPosted: Sat Mar 19, 2011 6:09 am    Post subject: Win. Mod 70, Reply with quote

Anyone have or know much about the Winchester mod 70, Coyote Light .243 cal.? I have the opportunity to buy one for $500. been shot 20 times, had the trigger worked on, ( by Dick Williams and the Bolt lapped) no scope, but the Leupold rings and base come with it, plus 100 rds of ammo.. good bad??




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PostPosted: Sat Mar 19, 2011 6:42 am    Post subject: Re: Win. Mod 70, Reply with quote

Looks like a beautiful rifle. I'm not a fan of Leupold bases. The windage screws in the back take extra time to align and its not likely that you can remove and replace the scope without having to perform another sight-in process. Plus, they can fail and break leaving you SOL (my experience and that of others)

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 19, 2011 6:50 am    Post subject: Re: Win. Mod 70, Reply with quote

I've never used Leupold rings or bases, I would probably change them as I like a one piece base and use weaver style Burris sig. series rings.. just wondering on the price...seen these online for $900. and up new..

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 19, 2011 7:26 am    Post subject: Re: Win. Mod 70, Reply with quote

sounds like a very good price to me. He who hesitates is lost! Don't let someone else scoup it up if you want it.

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 19, 2011 7:28 am    Post subject: Re: Win. Mod 70, Reply with quote

wtf Never pass an opportunity to bash Leupold I guess !!!

I suggest if at all possible shoot the rifle first with some factory ammo and make your decision based upon the outcome.
If it's around a MOA at 100 it's well worth the 500.

IMO Model 70's have a tendency (not bashing them, I like them) to shoot their best after some work and sometimes with a better barrel than they use from the factory.

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 19, 2011 7:28 am    Post subject: Re: Win. Mod 70, Reply with quote

Oh, it has a 1:10 twist so it will shoot the heavier bullets.

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 19, 2011 7:30 am    Post subject: Re: Win. Mod 70, Reply with quote

I have one in 22-250 and after cleaning up the trigger it is a fantastic varmint rifle. For $500 I would jump all over it.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 19, 2011 7:32 am    Post subject: Re: Win. Mod 70, Reply with quote

chambered221 wrote:
Never pass an opportunity to bash Leupold I guess !!!

chambered, I knew you would be watching so I made sure what I said was factual and not bashing.

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 19, 2011 8:06 am    Post subject: Re: Win. Mod 70, Reply with quote

Yup, your right Slim, Leupold makes nothing but junk.........now let Glockman get back to trying to figure out what he's gonna do about this Model 70 he found !!!

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 19, 2011 8:58 am    Post subject: Re: Win. Mod 70, Reply with quote

chambered221 wrote:
Yup, your right Slim, Leupold makes nothing but junk.........now let Glockman get back to trying to figure out what he's gonna do about this Model 70 he found !!!
Chambered,my hunting buddy would have a heart attack if he heard you say that about Leupold LOL What scopes do you perfer? I have always felt that we spend a lot of money on name only,just my thoughts.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 19, 2011 12:44 pm    Post subject: Re: Win. Mod 70, Reply with quote

chambered221 wrote:
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bash Leupold 
I guess !!!

I suggest if at all possible shoot the rifle first with some factory ammo and make your decision based upon the outcome.
If it's around a MOA at 100 it's well worth the 500.

IMO Model 70's have a tendency (not bashing them, I like them) to shoot their best after some work and sometimes with a better barrel than they use from the factory.

By no means am I bashing Leupold, I love their scopes. just can't see the high cost for their rings.. I never heard that about the mod. 70 before, The guy that has it ( of course) says he had it shooting 3/4" groups @ 100 yds..after only shooting 20 rds.. I don't know about that, like you said I like to shoot it my self..He is going to collage and is selling some of his guns..

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 19, 2011 1:50 pm    Post subject: Re: Win. Mod 70, Reply with quote

plurry great rifles. $500 sounds good my old lightwieght has not given me any bother I rebeded with araldite and readjusted the trigger(easy peasy) it shoots better than me and is not fussy.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2011 7:04 am    Post subject: Re: Win. Mod 70, Reply with quote

Glockman55, This sounds like a very good deal. I have a model 70 that I bought in '05. I had the trigger adjusted, and bedded it, and it will shoot 1" to 1 1/2" groups with just about any ammo I use. It has worked well for me. Good Luck.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2011 9:41 am    Post subject: Re: Win. Mod 70, Reply with quote

Thanks for all the replies...now I just gotta come up with the cash.. Embarassed

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