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Old 04-18-2005, 02:56 PM
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i was wondering who owns winchester ammunition and firearms? cause a girl i work said her cousin owns it because her last name is winchester, but didn't Olin use to own it? any help would be greatly appreciated
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Old 04-18-2005, 03:15 PM
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US Repeating arms owns Winchester rifles and Olin owns the ammo. Its not a private company so she is lying. Actually USRA is owned by a belgium company Herstal group. Who also owns browning name.
 
Old 04-18-2005, 03:24 PM
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I go to Winchester, KY every year and never seen any signs that they
have claims on Winchester! MarineStud, make up a good one for her.
Let the joke be on her!
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Old 04-18-2005, 03:55 PM
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Oh, winchester, Ky is however where I get Moonshine every Christmas.
 
Old 04-18-2005, 04:13 PM
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I've been to Winchester house in Californy, where Olivers daughter squandered his fortune in a 30 year construction project. She believed as long as her house was growin' she wouldn't die. It didn't work. I don't know how the Olin family got hold of the company. The only Winchester ammo I have is for the .35 Remington, its the only brand I could find.
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Old 04-18-2005, 04:43 PM
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Oh, winchester, Ky is however where I get Moonshine every Christmas.
BC, all the southern boys make good Moonshine!
Here in Fl they make strawberry wine!
In Georgia they make BoJangles Peach wine!
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Old 04-18-2005, 04:46 PM
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Out of all the places I have tasted in Ky, a guy in winchester, Ky makes the best I have seen. Goes down like water, but instantly makes your stomach feel like its on fire.

Good stuff.
 
Old 04-18-2005, 07:05 PM
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Out of all the places I have tasted in Ky, a guy in winchester, Ky makes the best I have seen. Goes down like water, but instantly makes your stomach feel like its on fire.
It's hard to find some good moonshine. We have some we brought back form West virginia. I used to buy it over in Saudi but the stuff we used to buy over there could peel paint.
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