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Default RARE 1965 Winchester Model 70 .225 Winchester Hvy Bbbl, C&R! - IS SOLD

SOLD folks!!

RARE 1965 Winchester Model 70, 24" Heavy Barrel, chambered in .225 Winchester - this rifle C&R eligible! - Burbank / Los Angeles Area.

Very good condition, with the majority of the blue and finish remaining, but shows some areas of light thinning as can be seen in the photos; no pitting or rust/corrosion. The bluing is thin around the bolt handle knob, and a couple of areas on the barrel forward of the stock's nose and some mottling at the muzzle.

The bore is bright, with some signs of minor use. Essentially a varmint rifle chambered in the very rare .225 Winchester, with its original checkered walnut stock. The stock is an oiled satin/flat finish, with some minor storage dings or scrapes as can be seen in the photos.

The action is like most early Winchesters, as smooth as butter and rolls easily through its cycle. Trigger is excellent.

The barrel is marked with a WP proofing rollmark on top, and “MADE IN U.S.A. - WINCHESTER PROOF STEEL - WINCHESTER MODEL - 70 - .225 WIN. ' on the side.

Gun value guides indicate that Model 70's chambered in .225 Winchester, bear a 50% premium over standard calibers. Very few were made and it was only available from 1964 - 1971.

The .225 Winchester cartridge is the one of the most accurate factory developed cartridges of all time, yet was made sparingly. Ammo can still be found or you can really get into loading your own which is exceptional for this cartridge to really maximize its capability. Reloading dies for the round are readily available.

SOLD - Send me a PM if seriously interested - WITH YOUR NAME AND PHONE NUMBER TO CONTACT - Be prepared to set up a time and day to meet for your purchase.

CASH ONLY - NO Paypal, NO Credit Cards, NO "Payment Agreements", NO trades. I don't care if you have no I-Trader, but if you hit me up after having only joined Calguns recently with few to no posts, no background, or no history of any kind, don't be surprised if I do not reply to your PM. I've been down that route before.

Buyer pays the DROS/PPT transfer fee. Send me a PM for questions/info when you commit to buying AND INCLUDE YOUR NAME AND A PHONE NUMBER.

I WILL accept a C&R with COE in person, no FFL PPT necessary: HOWEVER - be prepared to provide me with a copy of both your C&R and COE along WITH a copy of your drivers' license. If you don't wish to abide by this requirement, do not bother me for a purchase going that route.

Otherwise... being sold by Private Party Transfer through an FFL in California ONLY.

I will not ship this gun - don't even ask; I know it's fully legal and capable, I really just don't want the hassle of shipping it. It's that simple. As it's an older firearm, I would rather the buyer see it in person anyway before committing to the DROS.

Any stores that have any measure of reputation of being difficult about PPTs - forget it, not a chance; you know who they are, and I won't play games with them.


Guns Direct - Burbank on Magnolia (near "Gun World" - but NOT Gun World!). - PREFERRED
1521 W Magnolia Blvd
Burbank, California 91505
Store Hours:
Monday through Friday: 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
AND SUNDAY: 10:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.
Phone: 818-848-4867

http://www.gunsdirectburbank.com/Contact-Us.html



Fort Courage Armory - Simi Valley
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1727 Los Angeles Avenue, between First Street and Erringer
Simi Valley, CA 93065
805-526-6563
Open Tuesday thru Friday 11 am to 7 pm
Saturday 10 am to 5 pm
http://www.fortcouragearmory.com/


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1775 Surveyor Ave
Simi Valley, California
(805) 583-3774
Monday – Friday 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Saturday AND SUNDAY: 10:00AM to 5:00PM
https://www.facebook.com/smokinbarre...?tab=page_info


Martin B. Retting, Culver City
11029 Washington Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232 USA
Monday - Saturday: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
AND SUNDAY: 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
310-837-2412
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otherwise, no particular requirements for the sale? LOL

Nice rifle, gotta think about the caliber and do some research. But I may be interested.
Do you know of any literature in particular about this rifle and cartridge?
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otherwise, no particular requirements for the sale? LOL

Nice rifle, gotta think about the caliber and do some research. But I may be interested.
Do you know of any literature in particular about this rifle and cartridge?
Sorry to be so specific but I'd rather put it all out there up front and scare off the frivolous sorts.

I've had a few fluffers waste my time recently merely because they refused to take the time to read about what might concern their wallet or their time. It's a sure sign right out of the gate they aren't really interested. Their loss.

As for info on .225 Winchester, there are snippets here and there around the web, primarily discussing it's inherent accuracy. Lots of forum discussions. Some talk of how great it is, but unfortunate that Winchester mismanaged its promotion where then Remington capitalized on the 22-250 around the same time. Wikipedia has a page on it. Article link below is interesting. A great round for reloading which was my intent, just never got around to doing it.

http://www.gunmart.net/ammunition/ri...225-winchester

You can still get ammo for it and Winchester makes modern runs of it from time to time. I've found it on the shelf at some true brick-and-mortar gun stores, but you'll probably never find it at Walmart:



There is even a 225 Winchester Ave., in Glendale, California!!

https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/2...20825599_zpid/


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