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Re: Briggs Winchester
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2021, 05:39:57 AM »
Have to say, there´s a place in my heart for the early Winchesters.

I plan to start hunting again, and in that case primarily for wild boar. As such a gun is under permit what i´ve got in mind is a "thumper".
A Winchester 1886 in either 45-120 or 50-110.
Point being that´ll make it dual purpose. Go hunt with it.. use it for BPCR too..
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Re: Briggs Winchester
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2021, 06:40:04 AM »
The 1886 was chambered in 50-110. I'm not sure the action is long enough for a 45-120.
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Re: Briggs Winchester
« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2021, 04:15:23 AM »
Friend claims he´s got one at least Hawg...
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Re: Briggs Winchester
« Reply #4 on: May 09, 2021, 04:16:01 PM »
Friend claims he´s got one at least Hawg...

He may have, I'm not going to say he doesn't. I'm just going by case length. 3 1/4 inches excluding bullet is a long case to run through a lever gun.
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