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Discussion in 'Firearms' started by RightHand, Aug 23, 2006.

  1. RightHand

    RightHand Pioneer in a New World Moderator Founding Member

    Heard on the local news this morning that Winchester's will be manufactured in Asia. I didn't catch a lot of the details but I'm sure there will be more coverage. Its a hot issue in CT
  2. E.L.

    E.L. Moderator of Lead Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    Blasphemy! What's next? Fords in Mexico. Oh wait...........:unsure: [banghead]
  3. ghostrider

    ghostrider Resident Poltergeist Founding Member

    Miroku(?) in Japan has made the doubles for them for years.
  4. jim

    jim Monkey+++ Founding Member

    Didn't some Japanese make some of the Winchester rifles as long as 20 years ago?
  5. sniper-66

    sniper-66 Monkey+++ Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    I thought Japan made Browning shotguns?
  6. Quigley_Sharps

    Quigley_Sharps The Badministrator Administrator Founding Member

    Japan made Weatherby's for a time.
  7. TexasDoc

    TexasDoc Monkey+++ Founding Member

    there has been a few of the Winchesters made in Japan, and it looks like it going to happen again. I have had a Few Jap made guns and tehy are some of the nicest ones to boot.

    I have had a Howa thats a Tack drive and its a Jap made ,.

    So if it takes a Jap to make the Winnys again so be it .

  8. Quigley_Sharps

    Quigley_Sharps The Badministrator Administrator Founding Member

    Why do you suppose a Jap needs to make them again??????????
  9. Conagher

    Conagher Dark Custom Rider Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    I'd read in an article even before Winchester closed it's facility, that a company in Belgium was going to manufacture the new Winchesters. I guess we'll see when it happens who's making them.
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