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Old March 10, 2013, 01:42 PM   #1
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Winchester 1873

Has anyone got to handle one of these guns. They look pretty nice.
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Old March 10, 2013, 05:22 PM   #2
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I would certainly like to see one of the new '73's since they've done away with that tang safety and rebounding hammer.
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Old March 10, 2013, 05:53 PM   #3
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From the pictures it loos like it has a short stroke.
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Old March 10, 2013, 09:25 PM   #4
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No , but I want to !
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Old March 11, 2013, 12:05 PM   #5
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Interesting. Miroku makes top notch guns, there's no doubt. Unfortunately looks like it's a CAS focus what with the sole .357/.38 chambering. For the not unlofty price, I would like to see more calibers - big bores (a couple .44s, .45) as well s .32-20). Would also like to see a genuine saddle ring carbine as well as a proper (round barreled) 16" "trapper."
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Old March 11, 2013, 02:17 PM   #6
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I prefer the originals....


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Old March 16, 2013, 04:31 PM   #7
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Do I spy a Henry?

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I am so envious!
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10mm and 357sig, the best things to come along since the 38 super!
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Old March 18, 2013, 06:20 AM   #8
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Good looking collection Armybrat. I have one original been in my family 4 generations was my great grandad. Shot it when I was kid in the 60"s my grandpa took me to the farm let me try it out. I even have the bullet mold and powder horn. I have letter from Winchester it left factory in 1891. Grandpa said his daddy traded a shotgun for it back at his home in Cross Plains Tx.
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