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1899 Winchester model 1894 in 38-55 conservation
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 30, 2021 1:03 pm    Post subject: 1899 Winchester model 1894 in 38-55 conservation Reply with quote

Well I finally got my new ultra sonic cleaner in the mail yesterday. Now I can go about finishing the cleaning soft slugging and reassembly of this rifle. I am doing it for a friend and so far I have found that there seems to be a bulge ? about 8-12 inches from the chamber which is the reason why I soft slugging the barrel. Dirty and I emphasize dirty this gun functioned like glass and smooth as butter. If it turns out to be a wall hanger I may offer my friend a price to buy it. 38-55 ammo or components are as scarce as a hooker at first mass. I will take some pictures before I reassemble it.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 30, 2021 5:03 pm    Post subject: Re: 1899 Winchester model 1894 in 38-55 conservation Reply with quote

How difficult and expensive would it be to re-barrel this rifle to a more user friendly caliber mate? I’m not familiar with the 38-55 caliber (I need to do some research), but I’m sure you could reload for it mate.

The 30.30 case is based on the 38-55, so it wouldn’t be too difficult to size and fireform 30.30 cases out to 38-55.



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PostPosted: Wed Mar 31, 2021 12:14 pm    Post subject: Re: 1899 Winchester model 1894 in 38-55 conservation Reply with quote

Well, my function in all this is to inspect, clean and conserve this rifle. And finally to determine if this rifle is safe to fire. Now on this point I defer to the KJV Deut.13-14 "then you shall inquire, search out, and ask diligently"... and test it myself before it is given aback to the owner. I believe that I have a moral and ethical duty to do this and if I find it to be not safe then to return the rifle without a critical part so as to forestall anyone from using it and getting hurt. I still haven't taken any pictures but they will be coming.

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 31, 2021 5:14 pm    Post subject: Re: 1899 Winchester model 1894 in 38-55 conservation Reply with quote

Fair call mate.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 07, 2021 4:57 pm    Post subject: Re: 1899 Winchester model 1894 in 38-55 conservation Reply with quote

What a worthy project. It is always great to restore a classic firearm. I hope this turns out to your satisfaction. All the best...
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