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Posted: 1/30/2002 2:06:42 PM EDT
A friend of mine has an used Winchester lever action 30-30 for sale at $200. The wood is in great shape and the blueing looks good. I know nothing about these rifles, but I think it would be cool to own one if this is a good price. Any input would be appreciated, thanks in advance.
Link Posted: 1/30/2002 2:22:58 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/30/2002 2:25:50 PM EDT by Beachboy]
Not knowing the market in your area or which model you're referring to it's hard to judge. However, in this area $200.00 for a used Winchester Model 94 or Marlin 336 in 30-30 in good condition at the end of deer season would be about right.
A Model 54 or a classic Model 1894 would go higher, especially if it had some collector value.
Link Posted: 1/30/2002 2:25:06 PM EDT
thanks
Link Posted: 1/30/2002 3:11:44 PM EDT
Try to find out the year of it......the mid 80`s ones (angle eject) were CRAP.....
Link Posted: 1/30/2002 3:57:40 PM EDT
$200 is a great price for a pre-64, not too good a price for a post-64. Look for the screw on the bottom of the shell lifter on the underside of the rifle, screw means pre-64, no screw means post-64.
Link Posted: 1/30/2002 4:17:49 PM EDT
Better yet. If the S# is 27000000 or more its post 64
GG
Link Posted: 1/30/2002 4:38:01 PM EDT
excellent info., I'm checking the rifle out Saturday.
Link Posted: 1/30/2002 5:36:35 PM EDT
I found a unfired post '64 for $150. If you look you can usually find a good used one for that much.
-cruizer
Link Posted: 1/30/2002 6:06:43 PM EDT
New ones start at just above $200.
Link Posted: 1/31/2002 1:59:38 PM EDT
I found out that the serial number is 49xxxxx Trapper model. Is this gun okay, I'm not sure if it is an angle eject type.
Link Posted: 1/31/2002 2:37:01 PM EDT
The trapper model is the shortest barreled '94 they make..16" I believe. Nice little guns..fair price.
Link Posted: 1/31/2002 3:16:56 PM EDT
Thanks gunny51
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