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#6469344 - 09/26/16 04:22 PM Winchester super x1
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I have an opportunity to buy one at what I believe to be a good price for the gun. Wanted to know what everyone thinks is a fair price for an sx1 in 90%+ condition. Also is there anyway to tell the age of them, and are there any things I should look for before I possibly buy it?
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#6469386 - 09/26/16 04:49 PM Re: Winchester super x1 [Re: rickym]
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I own 4 of them. Yep .... FOUR. They are one of the most awesome shotguns ever made. They are heavy, made out of steel, and will run a long time with minimal maintenance. Worth? Probably 300 or so in 90% condition depending on what variant it is. The skeet and trap models are a bit more desirable. There are some things to watch for. The bolt buffer must be examined and replaced if necessary. The buffers are a common problem. Parts are available if you know how to find them. I'd strongly suggest that you venture over to www.shotgunworld.com and browse the Winchester forum there. There are a lot of SX-1 fans there and they can point you in the right direction.
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#6469404 - 09/26/16 04:56 PM Re: Winchester super x1 [Re: rickym]
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Thanks creedmoor. I should also add that I can get a rem 1100 or a skb Ithaca xl900 for a couple hundred less. If what creedmoor says is true about the price of an sx1, then I should probably look harder at the other 2.
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#6469475 - 09/26/16 05:30 PM Re: Winchester super x1 [Re: rickym]
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The SX1 has a cult following. I would love to own one.
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#6469520 - 09/26/16 06:09 PM Re: Winchester super x1 [Re: rickym]
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Originally Posted By: rickym
Thanks creedmoor. I should also add that I can get a rem 1100 or a skb Ithaca xl900 for a couple hundred less. If what creedmoor says is true about the price of an sx1, then I should probably look harder at the other 2.


Quality examples of the SX-1 will fetch $400 or so. And I'm talking NICE shotguns. Any more than that is too much unless it is a skeet or trap model. And even then $500 is TOP dollar. Sounds like they have it priced far over that. If so .... I'd have to pass. A nicer 1100 should fetch $400 - $500. Hope that helps.

What are they asking????
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#6469526 - 09/26/16 06:15 PM Re: Winchester super x1 [Re: rickym]
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Didnt notice if it said trap or skeet, it did have the ribbed barrel. Id say it was in 95% condition. They were asking $600.
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#6469541 - 09/26/16 06:21 PM Re: Winchester super x1 [Re: rickym]
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Unless the gun is perfect ..... and I mean perfect, that's too much. If it is an extremely nice gun, and you really want it, you might could go $500. But that's still a bit much IMO.
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#6469568 - 09/26/16 06:33 PM Re: Winchester super x1 [Re: rickym]
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Originally Posted By: rickym
Didnt notice if it said trap or skeet, it did have the ribbed barrel.


Read this:

http://www.shotgunworld.com/bbs/viewtopic.php?f=60&t=435657
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