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Forum: Winchester Today, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By JWA
There will likely be a 2nd printing at some point...

There will likely be a 2nd printing at some point in the distant future but need to sell more of the 1st Edition first.

The biggest issue I have with the typical soft-bound paperback versions is...
Forum: Winchester Yesterday, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By JWA
Hi Bajasam, The Winchester Model 69A was not...

Hi Bajasam,

The Winchester Model 69A was not used by the U.S. military as a training rifle but it is possible your friend purchased a 69 from the CMP. In addition to the military returns they...
Forum: Winchester Yesterday, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By JWA
The last dedicated book I read on the Winchester...

The last dedicated book I read on the Winchester Model 69 states that the pre-war Match and Target barrels are marked "Short, Long and Long Rifle", the post-war Match and Target rifles are marked "L....
Forum: Winchester 09-09-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By JWA
Glad you like the book! It sounds like your...

Glad you like the book!

It sounds like your Model 69A has a King #8, flat top rear sight. The King sights were a common aftermarket addition to many rifles as they were higher quality and...
Forum: Winchester 09-08-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,312
Posted By JWA
It was my pleasure, 22AGS sure is missed around...

It was my pleasure, 22AGS sure is missed around here.

Best Regards,

.
Forum: Winchester 09-04-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,312
Posted By JWA
Hi Ben, Yours left Spokane at 4:19am and...

Hi Ben,

Yours left Spokane at 4:19am and should be there sometime today (hopefully).

I had not thought about a digital copy, I just assumed everyone would memorize it :D

Seriously, it is a...
Forum: Winchester 09-04-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,312
Posted By JWA
Thanks for the feedback, glad you like it....

Thanks for the feedback, glad you like it. :bthumb:

Best Regards,

.
Forum: Winchester 09-03-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 896
Posted By JWA
Yup, that is why they deserve their own book. I...

Yup, that is why they deserve their own book. I can only concentrate on one model at a time when trying to stay focused on writing. :o

Best Regards,


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Forum: Winchester 09-03-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,532
Posted By JWA
You can grin even bigger if you buy both :D

You can grin even bigger if you buy both :D
Forum: Winchester 09-03-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 896
Posted By JWA
Don't forget the 56/57 also, they are my...

Don't forget the 56/57 also, they are my favorites.
Forum: Winchester 09-03-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,312
Posted By JWA
Glad you are having fun! The rifle on the right...

Glad you are having fun! The rifle on the right looks like a late '50's / early 60's since it has the longer 29" stock on it. Check the stock variations in Chapter 4 for the details.

Best...
Forum: Winchester 09-03-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,312
Posted By JWA
Glad your book arrived ok, thanks for the...

Glad your book arrived ok, thanks for the feedback on the boxes :bthumb:
Forum: Winchester 09-03-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By JWA
Not a bad plan :bthumb: Prices for the more...

Not a bad plan :bthumb: Prices for the more desirable 69's like the factory grooved version have been climbing. They are hard to find for less than $400 in good condition nowadays.

Best Regards,...
Forum: Winchester 09-03-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 896
Posted By JWA
Even weirder is that I mailed TWO identical boxes...

Even weirder is that I mailed TWO identical boxes to Big Larry at the same time and one has already been delivered and the other is taking an extra 4 days :confused:

Another book shipped from NV...
Forum: Winchester 09-03-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 896
Posted By JWA
They are certainly close cousins but the Model 75...

They are certainly close cousins but the Model 75 Target and 75 Sporting rifles deserve their own stand alone book since there are many more differences than people realize. For instance, the only...
Forum: Winchester 09-03-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,312
Posted By JWA
It is on the truck and should be on your doorstep...

It is on the truck and should be on your doorstep today :bthumb:
Forum: Winchester 09-03-2020, 01:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 896
Posted By JWA
I am 12 years old at heart, I am never serious. ...

I am 12 years old at heart, I am never serious. ;)

But it does sound like a good idea though, doesn't it?

Best Regards,


.
Forum: Winchester 09-03-2020, 12:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 896
Posted By JWA
Well.....it is not quite a 69A with checkering. ...

Well.....it is not quite a 69A with checkering. The bore is tighter for accuracy and is the same as the Model 52 and the chamber dimensions are different. The head-space criteria is tighter and the...
Forum: Winchester 09-02-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 863
Posted By JWA
Wait, did the picture flip or am I imagining...

Wait, did the picture flip or am I imagining things? It is the second from the bottom.

I must be going crazy.....
Forum: Winchester 09-02-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 863
Posted By JWA
Nice selection, The second from the bottom...

Nice selection,

The second from the bottom of above picture is the oldest in the bunch.

Best Regards,


.
Forum: Winchester 09-01-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By JWA
Sounds like you have a pre-war Model 72, catalog...

Sounds like you have a pre-war Model 72, catalog #G7201R with the Winchester 80A rear peep sight (if so, it will have the blunt forend stock).

They are great rifles, post some pictures if you can....
Forum: Winchester 08-31-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,312
Posted By JWA
Wow Bill, looks like you already read it cover to...

Wow Bill, looks like you already read it cover to cover, I am impressed :t

Thanks for the kind words.

Best Regards,


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Forum: Winchester 08-31-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,312
Posted By JWA
#69 is out there somewhere, I hand-numbered it. ...

#69 is out there somewhere, I hand-numbered it. Someone also got lucky #100 of 1000 too.

Hope you enjoy #73!

Best Regards,

.
Forum: Winchester 08-31-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,312
Posted By JWA
I look forward to future discussions on the 69,...

I look forward to future discussions on the 69, that is how we all learn :bthumb:

Best Regards,

.
Forum: Winchester 08-31-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,312
Posted By JWA
It was my pleasure! Thanks for everyone's...

It was my pleasure! Thanks for everyone's patience while I got it to print.

There is a book #69 somewhere :bthumb:

Best Regards,

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