GUN Winchester 70 .308 info needed

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  1. kf4zht

    kf4zht New Member

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    Looking to get something in 308, as I have the reloading stuff already, and it is a decent all around round. Pawn shop has a used but good shape Win model 70 in 308.

    What is a good price for this (looked to be a moderate level model, has a nice stock, scope mounts, etc)? and what should I look for?
     
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    7 First comes smiles, then lies. Last is gunfire.

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    Condition? It's hard to say really, keep in mind that the Winchester plant didn't close down because they were turning out a top-notch product so I would be wary of buying any rifle that was produced during the last throws of the company. From what I've seen most standard and featherweights seem to go for around $5-600 but that's just a general price, people also like to jack them up because they aren't produced anymore.
     
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    The pre-64 models are the best, check to see when it was made.
     
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    Bobula Fairly Useless

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    I bought my 70 in .270 brand new with a bushnell sportsmen 3-9x40 and weaver rings for $415 last year
     
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    Goat That crack is really moreish

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    That depends on the variant, the Black Shadows or Super Shadows or whatever hell they were called were pretty cheap, while a Supergrade or a higher end model would cost double the price.
     
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    7 First comes smiles, then lies. Last is gunfire.

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    True but the quality was apparently getting kind of bad right before the switch to the new design.
     
  7. kellyclan

    kellyclan She only loves you when she's drunk.

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    A post-64 Classic would be a good choice. Otherwise, find an old pre-64 or get a FN SPR.
     

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