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#6995861 - 12/14/17 08:21 AM Anybody shoot a Winchester 1885?
Elkhunter49 Offline
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I've got a hankering for a new shooting iron and I'm thinking about on of the Winchester falling blocks. I'm thing the 6.5 CM with the heavy/long barrel should be a great long range shooter. Does anyone have one and if so what do you think? I've looked at the Shiloh as well but for twice the price I'm thinking I might try the 1885.
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#6996013 - 12/14/17 09:58 AM Re: Anybody shoot a Winchester 1885? [Re: Elkhunter49]
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I have 3 1885

they're all balanced and feels good when shot

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#6996106 - 12/14/17 11:03 AM Re: Anybody shoot a Winchester 1885? [Re: Elkhunter49]
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I have 2 at opposite ends of the cartridge scale, High wall 45-70 and low wall 22 Hornet. Both are shooters for sure. Plus the clean lines and balance make them fun.
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#6996168 - 12/14/17 12:00 PM Re: Anybody shoot a Winchester 1885? [Re: Elkhunter49]
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Originally Posted By: Elkhunter49
I've got a hankering for a new shooting iron and I'm thinking about on of the Winchester falling blocks. I'm thing the 6.5 CM with the heavy/long barrel should be a great long range shooter. Does anyone have one and if so what do you think? I've looked at the Shiloh as well but for twice the price I'm thinking I might try the 1885.


If they would offer it in 6.5-284 or 6.5 PRC, it would be an amazing LR rifle. I imagine the 6.5 CM will reach on out there with a 28" barrel.
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#6996924 - 12/14/17 08:26 PM Re: Anybody shoot a Winchester 1885? [Re: Elkhunter49]
colt45 Offline
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have always been interested, wasn't sure about accuracy for that amount of money
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#7003022 - 12/19/17 03:20 PM Re: Anybody shoot a Winchester 1885? [Re: Elkhunter49]
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Thanks for the responses guys, I believe I'll order a high wall in 6.5CM
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