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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-30-2007, 10:51 PM Thread Starter
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HOLY CRAP! Sweetness!

I was lamenting the end of the model 70 and wiki'd it. I saw this at the bottom:

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In October, 2007, FN Herstal announced that it would produce Pre-'64 Winchester Model 70 rifles at it's facility in Columbia, South Carolina, where it currently manufactures the M240, M249, and M16 for the United States military, as well as it's SPR and PBR lines, which are, in fact, variants of the Pre-64 Model 70.
Has anyone else heard about this? Is it true? If so, I'm down like 4 flat tires.

Give me a dollar.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-31-2007, 08:28 AM
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yep it's true.
Now if they will start making leverguns again.

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-31-2007, 11:37 AM
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wowsers.

Olin has the Winchester ammo.

Hodgdon has the Winchester powder. 231, 748, etc.

I think the Browning BAR, Benelli, and Winchester Super X rifles are the same.

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