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Need a Model 12 expert

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by boomer, Nov 11, 2009.

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  1. boomer

    boomer TS Supporters TS Supporters

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    Now that's a rare bird! The Model 25's were built to sell closer in price to the Rem 870. Having a fixed barrel made cleaning more of a chore. They were not very popular with only 88,000 being made from 49 to 54. A drop in the bucket compared to over 2 million M12's. There's no reason it should not hold up as well as a take down M12. We used to search out M25's to convert to slug guns because the rigid barrel/frame set-up made them very accurate. What is boils down to is the price of the gun you are buying. I see it as a collectors item more then a daily shooter. But if you shoot it well and can afford it--go for it. I'd love to see pix and a copy of the factory documentation. Good luck.....
     
  2. Hitapair

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    The wood is worth almost what the asking price is. You might want to call Bedlans or Dave Riffle to find out what it is worth to a collector.
     
  3. Barry C. Roach

    Barry C. Roach Well-Known Member

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    Go for it. Never let money get in the way of a good time! I'd like to see a photo of it too.
     
  4. fishguts

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    Yes,..show us M12 shooters some photo's...sounds very interesting.

    Wayne
     
  5. John Stefanowicz

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    If it were available to me, I'd buy it in a heartbeat.
     
  6. winchesterm12

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    The paper work is the easiest thing to fake when your trying to sell a fake gun. Sounds fishy to me. Winchester basicly was a custom shop there really wasn't a "custom shop" per say. You say factory rib, what style?
     
  7. traedawg

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    If you shoot it good its worth what ever your willing to pay.
     
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