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KBP
November 22, 2010, 06:05 PM
I have a good friend that has a Winchester Model 57 which is a .22 bolt action rifle.(old and getting rare) He has been trying to get a front barrel band for the rifle for many years and I told him I would ask online if anyone knows where he could find the band. He told me that a front barrel band from a model 75 will not fit. Anyone know where I could pick up the correct band? I have searched several parts dealers with no success! Thanks! Ken

k in AR
November 23, 2010, 06:30 PM
Hard one, you might try calling or e-mailing Brownells tech support.

triggerman770
November 24, 2010, 09:51 AM
try Outback Gun parts; Dick Williams Gun shop; Jack first. these folks have a varied supply

Unclenick
November 24, 2010, 02:37 PM
And I own a Model 57 if you need dimensions taken off of it?

Scorch
November 24, 2010, 02:58 PM
Call John Taylor at Taylor Machine (253-445-4073). He specializes in old Winchesters and such.

KBP
December 3, 2010, 06:06 PM
So far- no luck anywhere on the front barrel band! If anyone comes across one, or finds one in a store or website, please contact me! Thanks! Ken:(

KBP
December 20, 2010, 06:06 PM
Still no luck locating a front barrel band for the Model 57! Please PM me if you happen to see one! Thanks! Ken