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Forum: Model 37/40X 10-06-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By tom in michigan
Marbles Goss rear sight base

I am certain it is a Marbles Goss base. It is marked REM. 37 and has four mounting holes. The marking is on the base below the holes. I have seen a number of images of the Model 37 rear sight and...
Forum: Model 37/40X 10-05-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By tom in michigan
Interesting pre war model 37 and a question

I recently acquired Remington model 37 serial #00900. The original date code of

OF July 37. The rifle has a second date code of BK Jan. 41. It appears the rifle

was returned to Remington and...
Forum: Winchester 01-29-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,298
Posted By tom in michigan
According to the Rule book of the Model 70...

According to the Rule book of the Model 70 Winchester (page 130), chemical (dip) bluing was authorized January 1939. I would assume Winchester did both chemical and furnace(rust) bluing during the...
Forum: Winchester 52 01-19-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By tom in michigan
Yes, I have a 52b heavy barrel with a receiver...

Yes,
I have a 52b heavy barrel with a receiver that was serial numbered in Nov. 41 and the barrel is dated 37.
Forum: Model 37/40X 02-24-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,022
Posted By tom in michigan
Appears there may be another version of the model...

Appears there may be another version of the model 37 stock that needs to be added to the list.

The stock on my rifle #00747 is the same as the one on gunbroker.

Regards, Tom
Forum: Model 37/40X 02-23-2017, 10:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,022
Posted By tom in michigan
The code on my rifle #00747 is OF which would be...

The code on my rifle #00747 is OF which would be 7/1937. #01196 with a 41 date code would explain the later features.

It just shows there are usually exceptions to every rule. I would guess...
Forum: Model 37/40X 02-23-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,022
Posted By tom in michigan
I have #00747 in my collection and it also...

I have #00747 in my collection and it also matches the configuration of the rifle on gunbroker.

Mine has the same stock as the one on gunbroker, i.e. no barrel band, pre Randall type with no...
Forum: Henry 02-23-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,992
Posted By tom in michigan
I have had one in .22lr for a couple of years. I...

I have had one in .22lr for a couple of years. I have never had a function problem. It has shot everything I have put through it. The accuracy is as jon p stated. It was stiff when I first got it but...
Forum: Mossberg 12-03-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 39,855
Posted By tom in michigan
mossberg 44us

145012, birch, S122, S100, D&T'd, blued, US property marked barrel and receiver, swivels and magazine plate are parkerized
Forum: Winchester 11-03-2016, 04:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,053
Posted By tom in michigan
It's not something I'm interested in so I can't...

It's not something I'm interested in so I can't say how correct it is. You could contact him and ask him for a picture of the end of the box. I know he has had it for awhile. Maybe 6 months or more....
Forum: Winchester 10-31-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,053
Posted By tom in michigan
Leroy Merz has one of these at www.leroymerz.com...

Leroy Merz has one of these at www.leroymerz.com . Looks to be complete. Look under Winchester .22 rifles.

Regards, Tom
Forum: Remington 10-14-2016, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,254
Posted By tom in michigan
Single shot adapters for the 37 are being...

Single shot adapters for the 37 are being manufactured by Steve Earle Products, cost $95.00., www.steveearleproducts.com.

regards, Tom
Forum: Winchester 52 10-09-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By tom in michigan
I think this is something different because they...

I think this is something different because they also list G5255R which was introduced at the same time. It is basically the same rifle ; heavy barrel, round top receiver, no sights, except there is...
Forum: Winchester 52 10-09-2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By tom in michigan
m52 G5265R round top with disc clearance cut?

I was going over the Houze book the other day for like the hundredth time and I noticed this model listed in 1938. G5265R 28" heavyweight barrel, round top receiver, no sights with disc clearance cut...
Forum: Military Trainers 10-04-2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,957
Posted By tom in michigan
That number is not in the book. It appears that...

That number is not in the book. It appears that the book only has the serial numbers of m1922 rifles sold by the DCM from 1925 on.
Please note this reference was published in 1976 and Springfield...
Forum: Winchester 09-26-2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 884
Posted By tom in michigan
I read a discussion somewhere about this subject...

I read a discussion somewhere about this subject and it was thought the numbers were somehow related to Griffin & Howe. If I remember correctly the numbers were applied by them as an inventory...
Forum: Military Trainers 09-23-2016, 07:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,957
Posted By tom in michigan
That serial number is in the book as a standard...

That serial number is in the book as a standard 1922MI shipped in 1927 and should letter.
Forum: Military Trainers 09-22-2016, 06:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,957
Posted By tom in michigan
The only way to know where it went and to who is...

The only way to know where it went and to who is a letter.

Tom
Forum: Military Trainers 09-20-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,957
Posted By tom in michigan
That serial number is in the list among a group...

That serial number is in the list among a group of sporters but there is no description provided for that particular number. I would guess it did ship as a NRA sporter. It might be worth a letter.
...
Forum: Military Trainers 09-12-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,957
Posted By tom in michigan
I have a copy of the book he is referencing. It...

I have a copy of the book he is referencing. It was published by Frank Mallory in 1976. Mr. Mallory did research at the National Archives and published a quarterly newsletter called the US Martial...
Forum: High Standard 04-26-2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,786
Posted By tom in michigan
Looks like it might be for a colt woodsman 3rd...

Looks like it might be for a colt woodsman 3rd series.
Forum: Model 597 03-03-2016, 07:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,398
Posted By tom in michigan
Another handy item to have near your work bench...

Another handy item to have near your work bench is a barnyard magnet. It is a circular magnet about 3" in diameter attached to a 3' handle. They are used around cattle barns to pick up nails and...
Forum: Winchester 52 01-29-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By tom in michigan
Thanks for the info. Tom

Thanks for the info.

Tom
Forum: Winchester 52 01-29-2016, 08:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By tom in michigan
I had another question had related to this...

I had another question had related to this thread. On model 52's with the standard weight barrels, is it known when Winchester went from a solid barrel band to the open topped type?
Forum: Winchester 52 01-27-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By tom in michigan
I am inclined to believe this rifle was assembled...

I am inclined to believe this rifle was assembled post war using mostly pre war parts.
I have a 52B serial number 50047 which is has a heavy barrel, and polished blue flat top receiver. The...
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