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4th_AD_son 10-25-2009 07:17 PM

Tribute to my father...
I wanted to bring this thread forward from the old forum...

"Back in April, I received my Rack Grade Inland Carbine. It was my intention to build a tribute to my recently passed father. He carried a carbine thoughout Europe, including a few cold days at a place called Bastogne.
Much to my disbelief, almost all of the parts on my Inland were Winchester including a barrel with a ME of <1.

Upon contacting Dean @ we contracted to a rebuild project and agreed to swap my Inland receiver for a Winnie. It took a couple of extra months to accumulate the balance of the correct parts, but we finally got everything down to him.

In the meantime, I sent a blank piece of Fancy Grade Walnut (40 years old) to for milling into a new stock. They shipped the stock to Dean who did the final fit and finish. Dean recently completed the rebuild doing an incredible job of reparking and finishing the 5.7 million s/n Winnie.

Hopefully, you'll enjoy looking... I think my father would have been very pleased.

hink441 10-25-2009 07:41 PM

Wow, very impressive. Nice woodwork!!:)

Termite410 10-25-2009 09:33 PM

That looks AWESOME !

ssnretrwj 10-25-2009 10:03 PM

Thanks for reposting That is a beautiful stock. I am sure your dad would be pleased.

4th_AD_son 10-25-2009 10:24 PM


Hey...we're neighbors! I'm down in Montgomeryville - we should get together sometime.


Crazy Horse 10-25-2009 10:54 PM

Very cool.

NChick 10-26-2009 12:15 AM

Oh, wow!
So nice! I was happy with my SG QHC, have now decided to use it for next year's tomato vines. :rolleyes:

austinmike 10-26-2009 06:30 AM


ulflyer 10-26-2009 07:25 AM

Incredibly nice wood. In particular I like the greenish tint to the repark. I've got a rack grade all Win that i'm thinking of having reparked but would only do it if it would get the greenish look.

Ur dad would have loved it.

epm729 10-26-2009 09:00 AM

I believe your father would be very pleased with your tribute. A beautiful restoration and wonderfully figured wood. He'd be very proud you. Eddie

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