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Winchester 1897 Solid Frame (and take down) documentation
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We recently inherited a solid-frame 1913 Winchester 1897 and soon realized that virtually all of the available documentation covers the take down model.  I’ve found several good sources of information on this shotgun.

Two War Department manuals have extensive coverage of this gun.  

The 1942 Technical Manual TM 9-285 can be as a PDF at 

https://archive.org/details/TM9-285  or  onedrive.live.com/?id=71179E1777EB6A0A%21889

The Armorer’s manual TM 9-1285 can be read page by page at  https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/imgsrv/download/pdf?id=uc1.a0011470812;orient=0;size=100;seq=1;attachment=0

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Updated link:



Then Click “FULL VIEW”


At Left hand side of page click “get this item” then click “Find at Google Books” (https://books.google.com/books?vid=SRLF:A0011470812 )

Once there goto top of page and click on the “Gear icon” and there will be a selection to download as PDF


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