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Forum: Winchester 52 06-03-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By M52E1
The rifle was designed and tested at Winchester...

The rifle was designed and tested at Winchester with the front barrel band being in place. In essence it was a "tuner" before there were such things and some aftermarket manufacturers tried their...
Forum: Winchester 52 05-27-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,418
Posted By M52E1
Larry, What it is the discount as a...

Larry,

What it is the discount as a "restoration?"

Bill
Forum: Winchester 52 05-26-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,418
Posted By M52E1
Larry, If you are a collector, then why...

Larry,

If you are a collector, then why would you want to modify a rifle to represent something it never was? Isn't the appeal of collecting something like a M-52 finding those examples which...
Forum: Winchester 52 05-22-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By M52E1
I have shot Unert, Lyman and Fecker scopes (Posa...

I have shot Unert, Lyman and Fecker scopes (Posa and Non-Posa mounts) for years and I believe the situation you describe would have to be related to the front and rear bases that you are using. I...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 05-20-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 691
Posted By M52E1
Several relevant notes: - I watched the...

Several relevant notes:

- I watched the video of the Australian shooter and his reasoning for why he likes high velocity ammunition. I give him high marks for taking the time to produce a video...
Forum: Anschutz 04-07-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 682
Posted By M52E1
I would focus on what you can afford and then...

I would focus on what you can afford and then test ammunition in that price range. It would be better to purchase a single case of Eley Club than one or two bricks of Eley Match. Even if you can...
Forum: Model 37/40X 04-07-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,768
Posted By M52E1
Interesting piece even though it is way...

Interesting piece even though it is way overpriced. Typically a scope like that wouldn't have been used by a prone competitor because of its weight. I have only seen a handful of competitors over...
Forum: Winchester 52 04-04-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By M52E1
As noted by Steve they are different and here are...

As noted by Steve they are different and here are a couple of the differences

- B firing pin - Sear engagement is at the rear of the firing pin and bottom of the firing pin body is open which...
Forum: Model 37/40X 03-19-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By M52E1
Depends on the reamer used by the gunsmith.

Depends on the reamer used by the gunsmith.
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 03-13-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 808
Posted By M52E1
Unfortunately he doesn't know what he is talking...

Unfortunately he doesn't know what he is talking about. Eley is based in the UK and at some point years ago reached an agreement with Remington whereby Eley Match and Eley Target would be re-branded...
Forum: Winchester 52 03-09-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,496
Posted By M52E1
A price reduction of $300 for the dreaded "crack...

A price reduction of $300 for the dreaded "crack of doom." There were some 30K+ Winchester 52 rifles produced before the receiver was changed and the reason for the crack eliminated. I cannot...
Forum: Winchester 52 03-04-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,564
Posted By M52E1
The bedding devices from that time period that I...

The bedding devices from that time period that I am aware of are:

- Al Freeland
- Swem
- Brown - This is what Art Cook used on his Remington 37 in the 1948 Olympics

Triggers that would...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 02-27-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,467
Posted By M52E1
In reviewing an on-line ballistic chart which...

In reviewing an on-line ballistic chart which includes data for the mini-mag I see the following

Muzzle - 1,260 fps
100 yard velocity - 1,003 fps - bullet drop 5.6"
200 yard velocity - 874 fps -...
Forum: Winchester 52 02-27-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,519
Posted By M52E1
My .02 cents Winner - 52C - Production...

My .02 cents

Winner - 52C - Production quality and finish is much higher. I have one 52C in an aftermarket stock with a non-Winchester barrel and I really like it

DCM/CMP 52D - Lower quality...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 02-27-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,467
Posted By M52E1
What is the point? What is next, the .22 at 600...

What is the point? What is next, the .22 at 600 yards?

Bill
Forum: Winchester 52 02-26-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By M52E1
Larry, Aren't your 52 heavy barrels pre-A...

Larry,

Aren't your 52 heavy barrels pre-A models? Also I thought you sold off your 52 collection to fund other interests.

Bill
Forum: Winchester 52 02-25-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By M52E1
It would depend which 52B heavy barrel you...

It would depend which 52B heavy barrel you purchased. As an example if you look on page 172-173 of the Houze book (hardcover) you will note that 52B heavy barrel rifles came with a variety of sight...
Forum: Model 37/40X 02-19-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 951
Posted By M52E1
The 3lb trigger rule wasn't courtesy of the US...

The 3lb trigger rule wasn't courtesy of the US Army, but instead was an NRA rule. Technically it is still in the NRA rule book, however it isn't observed as the rules were changed 50+ years ago to...
Forum: Model 37/40X 02-05-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,165
Posted By M52E1
Remember that "better" ammunition does not always...

Remember that "better" ammunition does not always equate with price when it comes to the higher grades of match ammunition. Over the years I have tested and purchased some phenomenal lots of Eley...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 02-04-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,566
Posted By M52E1
I thought I would add some additional perspective...

I thought I would add some additional perspective regarding rimfire rounds using a FMJ or Ballistic Tip bullets.

During the Western Wildcat 6400 prone match (Shot at Ben Avery Range - North of...
Forum: Model 37/40X 02-03-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,165
Posted By M52E1
The biggest part of the game is to control or...

The biggest part of the game is to control or eliminate variables along with setting realistic expectations:

Variables to review / control

- Is the new stock bedded for the barreled action? If...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 02-03-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,566
Posted By M52E1
I have several comments: 1. Cutting Edge...

I have several comments:

1. Cutting Edge will be using solid turned .22 bullets - Warner Tool Company has their own product line of "Flat Line Bullets" which are solid turned VLD bullets. Their...
Forum: Model 37/40X 01-15-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 730
Posted By M52E1
I believe something in the neighborhood of 12,500...

I believe something in the neighborhood of 12,500 were produced between 1936/37 and 1954/55.

Bill
Forum: Anschutz 01-15-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By M52E1
If you were to purchase a similar rifle today: ...

If you were to purchase a similar rifle today:

- G&E RSIII stock - $2,500
- Anschutz Buttplate - $350
- Rear Sight - No longer made - Central LR or 10/50 would be $450 or so
- 2013...
Forum: Winchester 52 12-14-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By M52E1
Removing the bolt on a 52B action is completed by...

Removing the bolt on a 52B action is completed by simply pulling the trigger to the rear to drop the sear and then removing the bolt. The method you describe is for a 52 C/D/E which uses a...
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