Winchester 1897

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Winchester 1897

Postby The Virginian » Tue Mar 22, 2011 8:35 pm

I am looking to get one of these to either make into or have as a riot gun, perhaps even turning it into a trench gun. What do you all think about these in 12 gauge as a fighting shotgun with some history?
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Re: Winchester 1897

Postby Brass Rat » Mon Apr 18, 2011 8:28 pm

I have a 1912 with a bent barrel that I am considering cutting down and having it bored for choke tubes.
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Re: Winchester 1897

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Re: Winchester 1897

Postby Niner Delta » Tue Apr 19, 2011 4:46 pm

When someone is asking about a sawed-off shotgun, maybe you shouldn't question their motives. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:


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Re: Winchester 1897

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Re: Winchester 1897

Postby A square 10 » Thu Aug 09, 2012 6:18 pm

i just picked one up , its not sawed off , it is one of the shorter versions , they are highly sought after for SASS cowboy action shooting as one of the few allowed for 'wild bunch' , that was my main intent , but had that nagging itch to add the trench gun bits :cry:

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