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Model12
December 2, 2019
3:13 am
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I’ve got a 1929 model 12 

firstly there’s no indication of chamber length, is it possible it could only be 2 1/2? Also I’m stripping it down, how is the mag tube removed from pump handle? I’m assuming the spa er nut has to be removed before the tube will slide out?

thanks in advance 

December 2, 2019
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Why do you believe that it is a 1929 production Model 12? Which gauge is it?

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December 2, 2019
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Serial number indicates 1929

its a 12 gauge 

December 2, 2019
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geoffpollock44@gmail.com said
Serial number indicates 1929

its a 12 gauge   

12 Gauge Model 12s were never chambered for anything less than 2-¾" shells.  If the serial number is < 594590, it was manufactured before 1929.

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December 2, 2019
4:27 am
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Model 12 Winchester numbers on line say 

589597 was 1929??

i dunno . Regardless as long as none were 2 1/2” I’m fine.

now how about removing that mag tube from the handle😬

December 2, 2019
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#589597....   2 other sites say 557851--600834 is  1929

this site says 1928

close enough I guess

December 3, 2019
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geoffpollock44@gmail.com said
#589597....   2 other sites say 557851--600834 is  1929

this site says 1928

close enough I guess  

The information on the WACA website (here) is the accurate source, as it was derived directly from the factory records.  The information you can or will find on other websites is erroneous.  If you have doubts about what I am telling you, contact the CFM research office and purchase a factory letter.

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