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Forum: Winchester 52 07-27-2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By Seewin
The first thing to check is the crown to make...

The first thing to check is the crown to make sure it is not damaged. Headspace would not be a concern of mine unless it is extremely excessive. Contrary to popular belief, it is not near as critical...
Forum: Winchester 52 07-21-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By Seewin
The bolt handles being sold by Numrich are the...

The bolt handles being sold by Numrich are the later investment cast "E" model style. They work fine for the C & D models also, but just keep in mind that Winchester made 4 different thickness's of...
Forum: Winchester 52 07-17-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By Seewin
It was just done on the later International...

It was just done on the later International models.
Steve
Forum: Winchester 52 07-17-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By Seewin
It's just the standard Dulite blue finish that...

It's just the standard Dulite blue finish that Winchester used on all their rifles. They lightly sandblasted the surface prior to bluing to achieve the "matte" finish.
Steve
Forum: Winchester 52 06-26-2021, 09:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,874
Posted By Seewin
A very well used E just sold recently on GB for...

A very well used E just sold recently on GB for $2450.
I thought the s/n on your rifle was E125204, which I have some history on. I do not have anything on 208.
I think that rifle might...
Forum: Winchester 52 06-26-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,874
Posted By Seewin
I think that is a very fair price, considering...

I think that is a very fair price, considering the condition, original box and to top it off, the scope. Scope should bring an easy $700. If you will post or send me the s/n, I may have some history...
Forum: Winchester 52 06-17-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By Seewin
Sorry, I do not. I made these to match the...

Sorry, I do not. I made these to match the original Winchester blueprints, which were just slotted head.
Steve
Forum: Winchester 52 06-15-2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By Seewin
I have them. Email me for details: ...

I have them. Email me for details:
[email protected]
Steve
Forum: Winchester 52 06-14-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By Seewin
I replace the springs in mine, and they will go...

I replace the springs in mine, and they will go down to the low ounces. Make sure they are clean inside before attempting any adjustments.
Steve
Forum: Winchester 52 06-08-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By Seewin
Only 2 screws hold the barreled action in stock....

Only 2 screws hold the barreled action in stock. The front screw is an allen head cap screw that goes through accessory rail. Rear is a slotted screw w/nut that go's through the tang at rear.
Steve
Forum: Winchester 52 06-07-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By Seewin
You will not find commercial screws that size on...

You will not find commercial screws that size on the shelf anywhere. That was a special thread used by Winchester. Your only choice is to find originals or make them.
Probably the easiest...
Forum: Winchester 52 06-03-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,254
Posted By Seewin
Off the top of my head, I cannot think of a...

Off the top of my head, I cannot think of a single internal adjustment target scope that was ever available for a 52C during production, nor did I ever see one on a 52C at a match, (dating back to...
Forum: Winchester 52 06-03-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,254
Posted By Seewin
I agree to a point. The optics today are no doubt...

I agree to a point. The optics today are no doubt better than those used by Unertl in the day. They are ground more accurately and have better coatings. Also, you are correct about the power of your...
Forum: Winchester 52 06-01-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By Seewin
Bolts were removed on all 52's prior to C models...

Bolts were removed on all 52's prior to C models by simply pulling trigger back far enough to drop sear and pulling out the bolt from receiver. The only exception is when the trigger is an...
Forum: Winchester 52 05-21-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By Seewin
My drawing shows 31.97" from forearm tip to heel...

My drawing shows 31.97" from forearm tip to heel w/o buttpad.
Steve
Forum: Winchester 52 05-19-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 77,672
Posted By Seewin
It was for sale for a long time on GB by Maryland...

It was for sale for a long time on GB by Maryland Arms in 2016, advertised as being 98%, in Sept of 2020. Redding auction listed it with Palma and intl sights. Other than that, no history.
Steve
Forum: Winchester 52 05-18-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 77,672
Posted By Seewin
Yes, I am familiar with the rifle. A friend had...

Yes, I am familiar with the rifle. A friend had it for sale at Tulsa in April.
Forum: Winchester 52 05-08-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,636
Posted By Seewin
James, drilling-tapping of the receivers is...

James, drilling-tapping of the receivers is somewhat hit and miss up to about 12300. After this point, they all seem to be dt'd. The earliest E's were identical to the D's except for s/n and barrel...
Forum: Winchester 52 05-07-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,636
Posted By Seewin
Yes, the later E's like this particular one are...

Yes, the later E's like this particular one are all drilled/tapped on receiver. This was implemented at some point between E122677 & E122810 for all models. All International Match E's were d/t'd...
Forum: Winchester 52 05-06-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,636
Posted By Seewin
I really don't see any problems with the E. It...

I really don't see any problems with the E. It might have a a couple of really light marks in wood, but otherwise looks great to me. I wish they had more pictures of it and the box label.
I would...
Forum: Winchester 52 05-05-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,636
Posted By Seewin
Look closely at the label on the rifle from...

Look closely at the label on the rifle from Maine. It look's to me like the last 3 numbers in the serial number are a darker ink.
Steve
Forum: Winchester 52 05-05-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,636
Posted By Seewin
I don't think either of these rifles are NEW in...

I don't think either of these rifles are NEW in the original shipping crate. They are just nice 52's that happen to have a Winchester shipping crate. I don't even think they are the original crates...
Forum: Winchester 04-26-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By Seewin
It is a Winchester 52D stock. It would also be...

It is a Winchester 52D stock. It would also be correct for an early 52E.
Steve
Forum: Winchester 52 04-23-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,133
Posted By Seewin
I have removed all of mine with no problems at...

I have removed all of mine with no problems at all. On all 52's w/barrel bands, you can not only scratch the metal surface of barrel, but also the finish on the stock extension when sliding off the...
Forum: Winchester 52 04-23-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 654
Posted By Seewin
I guess I'm confused. I'm not sure what you are...

I guess I'm confused. I'm not sure what you are trying to do.
Steve
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