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Documented Examples of Changed Chokes

#30,136

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Full opened to Modified and Modified Opened to Improved Cylinder

The original markings on Model 21 #30,136, a Duck Gun fitted with an extra set of barrels, were over struck with two lines each and the new chokes stamped exactly as Ed Ulrich describes in his article in the Double Gun Journal1

#6,515

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Full Choke opened to Improved Modified.

#6,515

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Modified opend to Improved Cylinder

Model 21 #6,515 is a made for stock 16 gauge Field gun that was removed from inventory to fill a special order.  Notice how the original choke markings were marked out with two lines in both examples.  The new markings on gun #6,515 were not placed as Mr. Ulrich stated in his article in the Double Gun Journal1 .


1Edward E. Ulrich, "Winchester Model 21s ~ A Good Investment~", Double Gun Journal, XII Issue 1 (Spring 2001), 51.

2010, M.C. Manges