When was the Winchester 1300 Defender made?

When was the Winchester 1300 Defender made?

The Winchester 1300 shotgun was first introduced around 1981, when the US Repeating Arms Company (USRAC) took over production of the ‘Winchester’ brand of guns from the Olin / Winchester corporation.

When was the Winchester 1300 discontinued?

It was developed in 1964 and ended production when the U.S. Repeating Arms Company acquired Winchester from Olin in 1980. The 1200 eventually ceased all production in 1981 and ceded the pump shotgun line to the Model 1300.

Does Winchester still make the Model 1300?

The Model 1200 was succeeded by the Winchester Model 1300 in 1983 when U.S. Repeating Arms Company became the manufacturer of Winchester firearms. Production of the Model 1300 ceased in 2006, when USRAC went bankrupt. The model lives on in the Winchester SXP.

How many rounds does a Winchester Model 1300 hold?

Model 1300 “Defender 8-Shot Pistol Grip” – buckshot and rifled slugs; eight-shot magazine capacity; 18″ cylinder bore barrel; non-glare metal surfaces; composite stock and forearm; full stock or pistol grip versions; removable TRUGLO fiber optic sight; full stock available in 12- or 20-gauge.

Where are Winchester defenders made?

All Winchester over and unders in recent years have been made in our partner factory in Belgium with additional assembly work done in our factory in Portugal.

What is Winchester speed pump?

The Winchester® SXP® Defender Pump-Action Shotgun uses an rotary bolt and inertia-assisted action to provide you with super fast follow-up shots when practicing home defense tactics.

Will a Winchester 1200 barrel fit a 1300?

The Model 1300 barrels will fit Model 1200 receivers, but 1200 barrels will not fit a Model 1300. The Model 1300 Defender barrels will not interchange with the 1300 Field models and vice versa.

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What is the value of a Winchester Model 1300 Defender shotgun?

The 12 month average price is $431.25 used. The used value of a WINCHESTER 1300 DEFENDER shotgun has fallen ($4.19) dollars over the past 12 months to a price of $431.25 . The demand of new WINCHESTER 1300 DEFENDER shotgun’s has not changed over the past 12 months.

How good is the Winchester Model 1300 for clays?

The 1300 is light and fast in the hands and a natural pointer from the hip or the shoulder. As long as I snap-shot clays quick, my hit rate with the 1300 was near 100%. The Winchester pad worked surprisingly well and this gun isn’t punishing at all.

Does the Winchester Model 1300 have a speed pump?

The 1300 Series has some. Winchester advertised the 1300 as the ‘Speed Pump’ because its rotary bolt essentially unlocks on firing and if you’re holding back on the forearm a little, the action will open and the fired shell will eject.

What is the difference between the Winchester 1300 and Remington 1300?

The chamber was lengthened to accommodate 3″ shells. Winchester always claimed that the 1300, which they nicknamed the “Speed Pump” was a faster design than what Remington and Mossberg offered in their designs, and I can actually agree.