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 Post subject: Re: time to give the Model 50 long deserved credit. post em
PostPosted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 8:11 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: time to give the Model 50 long deserved credit. post em
PostPosted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 9:25 pm 
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i'll be posting up some pretty m50's on gunauction soon. they will be sold as 3 or 4 bbl sets, all engraved. watch for them soon. thin wallets need not apply! :>


???? We have been wondering about your treasures going up for sale? Four of us have been watching, but nothing listed. Will you be posting them in the classifieds here as well? We are looking forward to seeing what you have for sale.


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 Post subject: Re: time to give the Model 50 long deserved credit. post em
PostPosted: Tue Oct 25, 2016 4:33 am 
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I too have expressed interest, I hope all is well?


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 Post subject: Re: time to give the Model 50 long deserved credit. post em
PostPosted: Tue Oct 25, 2016 5:41 am 
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I had some on gunauction.com
http://www.gunauction.com/buy/14157575
I took them off because im traveling and cant tend to the q&a from bidders. im at my range in mo running matches right now.
had a few here pm me on some, but wouldn't bend the wallet.

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 Post subject: Re: time to give the Model 50 long deserved credit. post em
PostPosted: Sun Dec 11, 2016 3:30 pm 
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IM BACK.

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 Post subject: Re: time to give the Model 50 long deserved credit. post em
PostPosted: Sun Dec 11, 2016 4:46 pm 
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Beautiful photos. I've owned a couple of Model 50s that I parted with. Sill own a Model 59 that's in pristine condition. I'm conflicted on the 50. Great shooting gun, but in my opinion, they are difficult to work on. Stock doesn't come off easily. Stripping the receiver for a novice is a bit of a challenge. Otherwise they are wonderful guns. The Super X One is still my favorite Winchester semi auto.

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 Post subject: Re: time to give the Model 50 long deserved credit. post em
PostPosted: Sun Dec 11, 2016 6:04 pm 
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I like shooting them. I don't need to remove stocks often.
make good loaners at my range. shooters like their simple design and handling.

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 Post subject: Re: time to give the Model 50 long deserved credit. post em
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lots of guys posting about m50's but no pics. lets see them!

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 23, 2017 11:30 pm 
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[quote="casonet"] Great shooting gun, but in my opinion, they are difficult to work on. Stock doesn't come off easily. Stripping the receiver for a novice is a bit of a challenge.[quote]


The Model 50 is a piece of cake to work on. . Easy to remove the stock, receiver comes apart and goes back together with very little effort. . The very important tool is the one to remove the stock. Once you have this the rest is straight forward. .

I'm posting a picture, I have on photobucket, so look closely above my M50 you'll see a 1/2" drive Snap-On ratchet and above it is a brass tool I made from a municipal water meter tail piece. . It's the threaded nipple, on the property side of the meter, that you attach your waterline to your house. . About 20 minutes in a vise with a good file and there it is; a M50 stock removal tool. .

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 Post subject: Re: time to give the Model 50 long deserved credit. post em
PostPosted: Mon Apr 24, 2017 7:22 am 
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yep. some guys i know even made them out of pvc pipe! some i know use an old socket that is cut to fit.
nessesity is the mother of invention.



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