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located a winchester model 100 semi-auto 243 win.rifle version.not carbine wood is 80% .action,barrel are 95%.has a weaver base,with origanal sites.looks to have been carried.more than shot.asking price is 425.00 is this a fair price.dont know if its pre 64 or not.any recalls on this model?are parts still available or can be made easily.
wanted to use this for called in coyotes.where you miss the 1st shot,yote is still standing there.not knowing where that came from.then you can fire another shot without working the action,letting the yote know where your setup,some deer hunting use.
what groups can this shoot?
is their issues with the model 100.like the remington autoloaders that have trouble with the rails,action,having to use certain brands of factory ammo.or powder with a certain burn rate for reloads.small base dies,
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no personal experience

with the win 100 here...but my theory is "shootem once and shootem good"
However....that sometimes falls thru the cracks. "Most" auto rifles (remingtons I have shot.....Browning BAR's......etc) just don't have the accuracy I desire. I tried the AR thing about 3 times also (just couldn't get used to that "different feel" of the AR's. I will just keep on working the bolt.:D :D :D
 

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The price is fair enough on a 100. There was a recall awhile back, something to do with the firing pins, IIRC, it was about 10 years back, so memory may be faulty there. 100s either shot great, or very poorly, no 'in between' from what I've read on 'em. I hear they are no fun to work on, though......
 

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Re: .243 Win. Model 100

If the stock is checkered, it's a pre-64. They went to the basket weave after that. I had a Win. Model 100 in .284 Win. that was pre-64. I didn't experience any problems with the firing pin, but I recall a recall concerning that. I did experience a gas metering problem with mine, but that was later resolved. That was one flat shootin rifle.

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I thnk that you would be better off with a bolt gun.....

if the 100 gives you problems, you are in deep do do to get it fixed. Trying to find someone that is a "mechanic" on the 100's plus parts could be very expensive.

If you want a good semi auto and do not like the AR, then the Browning auto is a great option in 243. I had a Browning auto that shot 1/2" groups with the Sierra 60's and 760.
 

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My brother's Win. #100 .308 rifle. Your price seems right for a nice one here in Atlanta, GA. Spare magazines are made by Wisner's, available through Brownell's for under $50.00. The bolts in these do not chew up the receiver as in the Remington 740/742 series. The rifle in this photo is ammo picky, doesn't like light bullets. There was a firing pin recall in the early nineties, not sure if you can locate a new style pin these days or not.


A photo of Win. #88 and #100 magazines. The #88 has a beveled follower and the #100 has a square back follower to hold the bolt open after the last shot.
 

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Bruce, let me know where it's at... I'll meet ya there and throw myself between you and the counter to make sure it doesn't jump up into your hands. After all, that's what friends are for!

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Coyote Gun

I went Deer Hunting today and as luck would have it I did not see any deer. But I did kill a coyote with my shotgun. She was running but not fast enough.
 

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Get an AR

An AR makes a great calling gun. Try it . If you don't like you can get out easy. The Win 100 is priced ok but not a desireable piece should you change your mind and want to unload.
 
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