ADvertise hereMidSouth Shooters SupplyLee PrecisionInline Fabrication
Titan ReloadingGraf & SonsStainLess Steel MediaRotoMetals2

Results 1 to 11 of 11

Thread: Winchester 94 375 win parts

  1. #1
    Boolit Master
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Location
    no va
    Posts
    728

    Winchester 94 375 win parts

    Considering this rifle is deemed obsolete is there any parts I should need since I plan on shooting this thing around 5-10 thousand times?

  2. #2
    Moderator Emeritus


    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Location
    SW Montana
    Posts
    9,876
    A spare firing pin and spring might be nice to have between rounds 7000 and 10,000.
    [The Montana Gianni] Front sight and squeeze

  3. #3
    Boolit Master maglvr's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    293
    About 15 years back I bought a WELL worn 375 XTR, the hardest used XTR I had ever seen, it came with a box of shells that about half had a good /deep dent in the casing, I'm running on old man memory here so..........
    Somewhere on the bottom of the lifter or topside of the "lever link", is a little "nipple" that extends and rests between the two, it is a timing thing for the lifter, it had worn to a nub, I don't recall where it was but i remember the fix like it was yesterday! go figure LOL.
    Dremel tool and cutting disk to the rescue! I put a slit in the leftover nub and fit in the top of a finish nail, after a few trial and error assemblies and tear downs and filings it worked like a charm, and never skipped a beat ever again! I now have one 99% that I never use because it is so nice, that just sits here. How I wish I had kept that old beater with it's 50% or less finish and truck rack flattened checkering! Ok, i'm rambling, moral of the story, find the nipple and pick up a spare of whatever part it is on, if you can find one. And if not well you know how I fixed mine.
    Safe and happy hunting!
    MagLvr
    The .357 Magnum......
    1935
    Major Douglas Wesson, using factory loads, which were a 158 gr. soft lead bullet, traveling 1515 fps, from an 8 3/4" barreled S&W, producing 812 ft. lbs of muzzle energy.
    Antelope - 200 yards (2 shots)
    Elk - 130 yards (1 shot)
    Moose - 100 yards (1 shot)
    Grizzly Bear - 135 yards (1 shot).

    It kind of makes one wonder, why today, it will bounce off anything bigger than a rabbit

  4. #4
    Boolit Master
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Location
    no va
    Posts
    728
    Thanks guys

  5. #5
    Boolit Master pietro's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    New England
    Posts
    3,161
    Quote Originally Posted by odfairfaxsub View Post

    Considering this rifle is deemed obsolete is there any parts I should need since I plan on shooting this thing around 5-10 thousand times?


    Shooting a .375 Win 5,000-10,000 times ? ? ?



    .
    Experience is a wonderful thing - It lets you recognize a mistake, when you make it again.

  6. #6
    Boolit Master
    Join Date
    May 2017
    Posts
    476
    Quote Originally Posted by pietro View Post
    Shooting a .375 Win 5,000-10,000 times ? ? ?



    .
    Yeah ------shoulder replacement surgery is gonna mess that plan up at about the 6000 mark!!!

  7. #7
    Boolit Master
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Location
    no va
    Posts
    728
    Lifetime of shooting. I’m 31 as of yday

  8. #8
    Boolit Master
    Join Date
    Nov 2017
    Location
    brisbane ,qld,australia
    Posts
    481
    I bought a 94 new in 1973...........has never needed a part yet......its only problem was the flat hammer spring moving sideways enough to foul the wood........very easy fix..............If you dont do "rifleman" tricks,you wont break it.

  9. #9
    Boolit Master
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Location
    barry s wales uk
    Posts
    1,334
    Had my 94 trapper since 98 must have put 10,000 plus rounds though it only broken ejectors ,4 or 5 I think the pin snaps off .cut a slot in it then silver solder a nail in it ,haven't had one fail since.its a 357 mag ae .

  10. #10
    Boolit Master
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Red Deer Alberta
    Posts
    190
    Have a 1894 /1911 and a 1892/1913 the former needed a carrier spring and the later a new barrel.You don't need parts unless it's wood down the road when you can't get it.Planning on living to be 100 years old or just another prepper?

  11. #11
    Boolit Master
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Location
    no va
    Posts
    728
    Prob more of the preper type. I unfortunately came into the whole win 94 thing when they discontinued the line and no factory support for parts. If I was a 1950 baby I wouldn’t have had to worry about parts being gobbled up.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Abbreviations used in Reloading

BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check