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Anyone see this yet and any truth to it?

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by 1990Turbo, Apr 21, 2015.

  1. 1990Turbo

    1990Turbo St.Helens Active Member

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  2. etrain16

    etrain16 Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Nothing would load from that link, so no idea what it is.
     
  3. gunfreak

    gunfreak Boise Well-Known Member

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    I did see a recall notice on a gun website for Win SXP shotguns so yes it must be.
     
  4. Monica Cowles

    Monica Cowles Grays Harbor, Washington Member, NRA (Life) USCCA, ACLDN, SAF (Life) Staff Member Silver Supporter

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    I saw that....certainly a little unnerving if it is true...o_O
    But, the 4 safety rules will always prevent pain!!! ;)
     
  5. 3MTA3

    3MTA3 DMZ between Liberty and Tyranny Behind Enemy Lines Bronze Supporter

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    Yup, the safety isn't on the gun, it's between your ears.
     
  6. Just Jim

    Just Jim Well-Known Member

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    Don't get em to counting now cause by the time they get to four they forget the other three.:D:D:D:s0140:
     
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  7. 1990Turbo

    1990Turbo St.Helens Active Member

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    Well I get the all the safety rules for firearms, but I would also expect the rifle to not fire whlie chambering a round with the safety on.
     
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  8. U201491

    U201491 Well-Known Member

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    That shotgun is just screwed up and regardless of safety rules being followed is just dangerous. I have had a lot of pumps and none Ever did that.
    Muzzle always in a safe direction yes. That shotgun needs the recall ...
     
  9. Blackcobra

    Blackcobra Camas Platinum Supporter Platinum Supporter

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    Agreed - he was nowhere near the trigger and had the safety on. Very, very scary if true.
     
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  10. edslhead

    edslhead Vanc Gold Supporter Gold Supporter Silver Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Winchester issued the following recall:
    "Winchester Repeating Arms has discovered that a limited number of SXP (3½-inch chamber) shotguns (also called the Super X Pump) may, under certain circumstances, unintentionally discharge while closing the action. Failure to return any affected shotguns for inspection and/or repair may create a risk of harm, including serious personal injury or death.
    "If you own one of the following firearms, please immediately contact our Winchester Consumer Administrative Center to find out if your firearm is affected and should be returned. Please be prepared to provide the serial number of your firearm."
    Guns listed under the recall include are the Waterfowl Hunter (26- or 28-inch barrel), Black Shadow (26- or 28-inch barrel), Turkey Hunter (24-inch barrel) and Long Beard (24-inch barrel).
    Do not load or fire any of these guns. For more information call 1-800-945-5372 or email sxp@winchesterguns.com.
     
  11. Capn Jack

    Capn Jack Wet-Stern Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    That You Tube Video probably got the information out better than a recall notice.:eek:
     
  12. edslhead

    edslhead Vanc Gold Supporter Gold Supporter Silver Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    It looks like the recall was a response to Win seeing the video.
     
  13. Capn Jack

    Capn Jack Wet-Stern Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Has to be something causing the firing pin to stick, as when he pulled the trigger, the hammer fell. :confused:
     
  14. Raidingtime

    Raidingtime SE Portland Oregon Well-Known Member

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    That's pretty bad quality control coming from Winchester
     
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  15. Capn Jack

    Capn Jack Wet-Stern Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Don't believe it's really Winchester anymore.:(
     
  16. NoFlinch

    NoFlinch In a van down by the river Owner of Cocaine addicted dog.

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    what do you mean????????????????
     
  17. Capn Jack

    Capn Jack Wet-Stern Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I tried to buy some parts a while back and found they had been bought out.:(
     
  18. NoFlinch

    NoFlinch In a van down by the river Owner of Cocaine addicted dog.

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    I repeat, with request for a LITTLE more info, wha'chu' mean?
     
  19. Capn Jack

    Capn Jack Wet-Stern Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    On August 15, 2006, Olin Corporation, owner of the Winchester trademarks, announced that it had entered into a new license agreement with Browning[6] to make Winchester brand rifles and shotguns, though not at the closed Winchester plant in New Haven. The production of Model 1885 falling block action, Model 1892 and Model 1886 lever action rifles are produced under licensed agreement by Miroku Corp. of Japan and imported back to United States by Browning.[7]

    In 2008 Fabrique Nationale announced that it would produce Model 70 rifles at its plant in Columbia, SC. In 2013, assembly was moved to Portugal.

    In the summer of 2010 Fabrique Nationale d'Herstal (FN) resumed production of the Winchester model 1894 and the evolution of the Winchester 1300, now called the Winchester SXP.[8][9]:(:(:(
     
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  20. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Winchester hasn't been Winchester for a very long time. Winchester has only been a trade name.
     
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