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The 218 Bee M65 Winchester Rifle
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March 2, 2021 - 5:01 am
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I have a complete M1892 Action (for 25-20 or 32-20) with about 50% original blue.  Bought it 45 years ago, and just put it away.  Recently I have been considering the installation of a 218 Bee Octagon barrel.  But does the 218 Bee require a smaller firing pin with a bushing in the original M1892 bolt?

I have never owned a M65 in 218 Bee, so never knew the configuration/diameter of that firing pin.  

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The 218 Bee cartridge case is a necked down 25-20, so No. it does not require a different bolt or firing pin.

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