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Winchester 1885 25-35 Takedown
« on: September 20, 2022, 05:04:43 AM »
I found this 1885 in an auction site and had to get it. It has a bunch of stuff going for it, but I am a fan of 25-35.

All the features letter and the gun is in great shape. I hope to be shooting deer or antelope this fall with it. 
















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Re: Winchester 1885 25-35 Takedown
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2022, 09:26:23 AM »
... Burning up with envy ;)

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Re: Winchester 1885 25-35 Takedown
« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2022, 11:31:55 AM »
Thanks for another visit to the Shrapnel Museum of Historical Objects Put to Use! It's like a cross between a museum and a petting zoo: beautiful museum pieces that come out to play. Thanks!

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Re: Winchester 1885 25-35 Takedown
« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2022, 12:40:47 PM »
Sure looks to be in great shape!  I'm not familiar with 25-35, can you get brass or make it from something else?

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Re: Winchester 1885 25-35 Takedown
« Reply #4 on: September 20, 2022, 03:12:33 PM »
Sure looks to be in great shape!  I'm not familiar with 25-35, can you get brass or make it from something else?

It is a .30-30 parent case.
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Re: Winchester 1885 25-35 Takedown
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Re: Winchester 1885 25-35 Takedown
« Reply #5 on: Yesterday at 07:27:15 AM »
What a beautiful rifle that is.
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Re: Winchester 1885 25-35 Takedown
« Reply #6 on: Yesterday at 09:35:55 AM »
Once again you struck gold.  Awesome rifle.
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