When was my Winchester Model 1300 made?

When was my Winchester Model 1300 made?

The Winchester 1300 shotgun was first introduced in around 1981, when the US Repeating Arms Company (USRAC) took over production of the ‘Winchester’ brand guns from the Olin / Winchester corporation.

How many shells does a Winchester 1300 Defender hold?

The Model 1300 holds 6 2-3/4″ shells in the magazine.

Is the Winchester Model 1300 a good gun?

The guns works great. It is lighter than the 870 which makes the recoil a little more brisk. The rotating bolt design has been around for years and is proven reliable. SO far my 1300 has not made a lie out of me.

Do they still make Winchester 1300?

Along with the closing of the plant, production of the Model 94 rifle, Model 70 rifle and of course the Model 1300 shotgun were discontinued.

What is the smoothest pump shotgun?

What are considered to be the smoothest pumping shotguns out there? You currently own it. High Standard Flite-Kings are pretty darn smooth too, certainly better than 870’s, and the Mossy’s. I can’t think of anything even close to the M37, and I’ve had hands-on experience with dozens of different pump guns.

Will a Winchester 1200 barrel fit a 1300?

The Model 1300 barrels will fit Model 1200 receivers, but 1200 barrels will not fit a Model 1300. Model 1400 barrels will not interchange with Models 1200 or 1300 barrels. The Model 1300 Defender barrels will not interchange with the 1300 Field models and vice versa.

What is the serial number on a Winchester defender 12ga?

What year was a Winchester 1300 Defender 12ga shotgun manufactured with a serial number L27483XX.

When was the Winchester Model 1300 Defender made?

In fact, the model 1300 was a slightly modified version of the previous Winchester model 1200 shotgun, which was manufactured by Olin /Winchester between 1964 and 1980.

When did the first Winchester rifle come out?

Winchester Firearms Manufacturing Dates by Serial Number and Year 1866 through the early 1990s

Where are the Winchester Model 1300 shotguns made?

With recent (mid-2007) closure of the USRAC factory production of the Winchester model 1300 shotguns, along with other Winchester brand guns, was moved to Winchester Repeating Arms Co; new guns will be manufactured by one of the FN ManufacturingCo subsidaries located in the Morgan, Utah.