It is not uncommon for useful technical improvements in one arena to be adopted by and integrated into another. Materials and manufacturing processes originally devised for the aerospace industry are now commonly used to manufacture firearms.
On March 17, the USMC Scout Sniper Association will hold its 13th annual raffle, with the prize being a clone of the Vietnam-era Winchester Model 70 sniper rifle.
Watch this American Rifleman Television segment of "Rifleman Review" from 2020 to learn more about the Winchester Model 70 Super Grade Maple in .308 Win.
On this week's episode, we'll talk about the Winchester Model 70, the Taurus G3c and the Soviet PPD-40 submachine gun.
ARTV Preview: 82nd Airborne in Operation Market Garden WW2; Winchester Model 70 Super Grade Maple; Civil War Spiller & Burr Percussion Revolver
This week on on American Rifleman TV, we go back to the Netherlands in World War 2. During Operation Market Garden, the 82nd Airborne was tasked with capturing key bridges in the area near the city of Nijmegen. On "Rifleman Review" Brian Sheets reviews the Winchester Model 70 Super Grade Maple. "I Have This Old Gun" takes a look at the Spiller and Burr percussion revolver used by the Confederacy during the Civil War.
Pre-64 Winchester Model 70s are already among the most coveted of rifles. That these are paired presents a unique acquisition opportunity.
In its advertisements on the back page of this magazine during World War II, Winchester touted the company as having been “On Guard for America Since 1866.” This was never more true than when it produced arms and ammunition to help defeat Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan.