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Rebarreling a Winchester Model 70

February 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

Originally introduced in 1936, the Winchester Model 70 is an icon of the American rifle market.  The two most notable features of the original Model 70 were it’s three position safety and non-rotating controlled round feed extractor. In 1964, Winchester redesigned the rifle and changed …

I’ve had my Grizzly 4003G Gunsmith’s lathe for approximately 2 years and love it.  Since I use the lathe primarily for barrels, my work has been with a spider or 4-jaw chuck.  I only mounted the 3-jaw a few times and something didn’t look right. …

Often high-volume shooters will re-chamber or set back a used barrel.  Most do it to change calibers or give a worn throat new life.  You need to have enough barrel shank to set back a barrel and re-chamber it. This is one of the advantages …