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Winchester 1894 Carrier

jpcjpc Member Posts: 330 ✭✭✭
I have seen both of these advertised as 30-30 carriers

Please help me out here and thanks


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    MIKE WISKEYMIKE WISKEY Member, Moderator Posts: 9,978 ******
    they both are, top is newer investment cast. bottom is older machined steel
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    truthfultruthful Member Posts: 1,998 ✭✭✭✭
    The upper carrier may be correct for newer 1894s but the lower one is correct for rifles up to at least 1,008,000 serial number, which is the highest number I own. In the pre-war, and probably pre-64s, the carrier in any 1894 is identical, regardless of the caliber. The cartridge guides, however, are not identical. There are four different guides depending on caliber.
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    jpcjpc Member Posts: 330 ✭✭✭
    Thank you gentlemen.  Great information on all accounts

    take care and be safe
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