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ThatMattGuyThatMattGuy Posts: 666 Senior Member
I have not been able to post up much of anything new and exciting in awhile. My wife in and I are in the process to adopt an infant so we have not been spending and saving for our fund. However I made some trades today I went up to a little gun show held in a firehouse they have occasionally and I picked up this like new Winchester Model 75 .22 lr target rifle. This came out of a guys collection and it looks like new!!. He had died and the widow had a family friend there selling them off. I made a deal and traded off a S&W revolver and a few bucks for this rifle. Serial number puts it at the end of production. Probably 1956-58. I has Redfield Olympic sights on it. I cant wait to try it out!


The next is an AR FiveSeven. I sold off three guns to get this thing! It takes FN PS90 magazines and came with an Aimpoint QuadM4 sight. It is awesome! Bring on the zombies!!! haha

The poster formerly known as '69MercCougar


  • NNNN Posts: 25,236 Senior Member
    Very nice, I really like that .22
  • ThatMattGuyThatMattGuy Posts: 666 Senior Member
    Me too! I have a Birmingham Sporting Arms Centurion target .22 similar to this and that thing can shoot!! It is super accurate! I hope this will be too.
    The poster formerly known as '69MercCougar
  • BigslugBigslug Posts: 9,869 Senior Member
    As a confirmed Winchester .22 junkie, I'm happy to tell you that your 75 is a SERIOUS rifle, and you have scored well. I've got a 69A which is the skinny barrel version of the same action. The trigger is decently adjustable for an entry level smallbore gun. I've set mine up as a globe-sighted plinker with a older, steel Lyman 57 on the back and a Lyman 17A with the skinny post insert installed up front - so I'm basically running an upgraded HK-91 sight picture. It's a screamin' good shooter for the not-very-darn-much I got it for.

    Keep an eye on the junction between the bolt handle and the bolt body. Winchester made these as two separate pieces and somehow riveted them together. Mine worked loose. 8-10 years ago, I found a very nice one-piece aftermarket replacement unit made by some folks in Australia, but not sure if any are still out there.

    I would absolutely, positively ditch that fixed aperture and get a Merit Master disc on that 75, which will give you an iris expandable peep.

    If you plan to shoot smallbore competition with it, I would STRONGLY recommend that you contact Pacific Tool and Gauge and ask if they plan to make any more of their single shot adapters that fit in the magazine well of the 52/69/75. I picked up one of these for my 52 and I WOULD NOT want to play the game without it. Instead of having to guide each round into the chamber (hard to do when strapped into a coat and sling), you can just drop the round in on top of the adapter and shut the action.

    Brownells carries reproduction magazines that are cheap and work very well.

    If ya get bored with her, PM me!

    "Nothing is safe from stupid." - Zee
  • ThatMattGuyThatMattGuy Posts: 666 Senior Member
    HaHa sounds like I have done well! This is my second target .22 rifle. When I saw her I know I must find a way to bring her home. We don't have much going on around here for competition shooting. We do not even have a public rifle range here in my county.
    The poster formerly known as '69MercCougar
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