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Winchester bankrupt?

Postby woodduckhunter » Wed Apr 26, 2006 8:02 pm

I do not think this is true but, I heard today that Winchester went bankrupt. I would like to know if this is really true.
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Postby Gooseboy » Wed Apr 26, 2006 8:04 pm

Dunno if they went bankrupt but they closed their factory and is probably gonna be bought out by a foriegn country place thingy.
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Postby pennsyltucky » Wed Apr 26, 2006 8:23 pm

that was just the lever action plant thingy that closed. the rest of the winchester thingy is still fine, cuz they are mostly owned by that olin company thingy
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Postby Gooseboy » Wed Apr 26, 2006 8:28 pm

The Winchester 1300 Shotguns are also not bieng made. Same with the 94 rifle.
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Postby sidecarr » Wed Apr 26, 2006 8:44 pm

winchester closed their American plants ,and moved all their manufactureing overseas, they had a big end of an era on the news about two weeks ago
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Postby Citori12 » Thu Apr 27, 2006 7:18 am

Good thing I have some fine made winchester rifles made right here in amereica....my pre 64 mod 70 is increasing in price daily...heck the dang thing still shoots 1" groups at 100 and was built with american winchester know how....Oh did I fail to say I have a 94 built in 1910? the dang thing is also getting more expensive since its limited edition...hmmmmmm thanks winchester!!!!!!
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Postby bgoldhunter » Thu Apr 27, 2006 1:46 pm

No more model 70's for me.... :thumbsdown:

Citori is right, those prices on 94's and 70's are climbing, although they appear to have stabilized (but a few hundered dollars higher than they were before the plant closing).
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Postby Gooseboy » Thu Apr 27, 2006 3:00 pm

I wonder if my 1300 will be worth more now?
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Postby bgoldhunter » Fri Apr 28, 2006 10:39 am

Guess I should clarify that I am still buying M70's, but very disappointed I can't buy a new one any more.

Shoulda picked up a few more pre-64's before the closing.
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