model 70 ew

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2018 2:03 pm
What is the opinions on model70 extreme weather ?

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:01 am
It is on my short list. I have only heard good things
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 6:32 am
I posted I got one in 7mm-08 and the feel and looks are awesome.

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 06, 2018 10:17 pm
I ordered a Model 70 Extreme Weather Rifle. Have not got this one yet. My plans are to get it set up with an exhibition Tiger Maple Stock and have the Bell and Carlson stock as a backup. It is a really good rifle. All Model 70s I have shot are amazingly accurate. Went to the new Gander Outdoors. The only Winchester Model 70s they had were Featherweights in Walnut stocks. But all three were beautiful rifles. My next one though will again have Stainless barrel and action. Not that the blued rifles are not OK in harsh weather, because properly oiled down and stored after rain and snow they are totally fine, including scope settings, etc. in my experience. I just like a few more in SS.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 07, 2018 9:15 am
You are right on with Tiger Maple and Bell and Carlson. Tiger and Burl are my favorite patterns. I don't hunt, so synthetics are not in my inventory.
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