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Model 94 Help
« on: September 28, 2020, 02:12:59 PM »
Hey all -

Ive got Model 94 Id like to have someone tear apart, clean-up and refinish. Id do it myself but its old and a family heirloom...so Id rather someone more knowledgeable tackle it. Anyone have a guy/gal? Im in Tumwater but willing to travel wherever for the right person.

Thanks!

Nate
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Re: Model 94 Help
« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2020, 04:03:55 PM »
Hey all -

Ive got Model 94 Id like to have someone tear apart, clean-up and refinish. Id do it myself but its old and a family heirloom...so Id rather someone more knowledgeable tackle it. Anyone have a guy/gal? Im in Tumwater but willing to travel wherever for the right person.

Thanks!

Nate

How old is old?

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Re: Model 94 Help
« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2020, 05:49:49 PM »
Hey all -

Ive got Model 94 Id like to have someone tear apart, clean-up and refinish. Id do it myself but its old and a family heirloom...so Id rather someone more knowledgeable tackle it. Anyone have a guy/gal? Im in Tumwater but willing to travel wherever for the right person.

Thanks!

Nate

How old is old?

Not horribly old...if I remember right it was built around 1937. The gun is in pretty good shape from what I can tell. No cracks, rust, just normal hunting wear. Would just like to get it back to "showroom" condition.
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Re: Model 94 Help
« Reply #3 on: September 28, 2020, 05:58:13 PM »
 I might have it cleaned . But wouldnt refinish . Better to keep original for value and character . :twocents: To each their own ...

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Re: Model 94 Help
« Reply #4 on: September 28, 2020, 06:01:12 PM »
Don't refinish anything!!! Clean it , oil it . You can have it checked out to see that its safe. But don' refinish anything. You could lose a lot of value by doing that. :bdid:

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Re: Model 94 Help
« Reply #5 on: September 28, 2020, 06:05:46 PM »
As states above dont refinish it. I would check with Dana @ Black Hammer Arms in Tacoma, site sponsor. He does a. Great job in cleaning before he does refinishing Ask for a good clean job.  :twocents:
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Re: Model 94 Help
« Reply #6 on: September 28, 2020, 08:31:32 PM »
There were 6.5 million 94s made. If you want yours to be a show piece again than find a good- licensed- gunsmith and its an easy job. Lengthy, but easy. Polish parts, give em a hot salt bath, strip the wood and clean the checkering(if it has it) and oil her up. Price could me a few hundred to a 1,000 depending on your desired level of showroom
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Re: Model 94 Help
« Reply #7 on: September 28, 2020, 08:34:59 PM »
I might have it cleaned . But wouldnt refinish . Better to keep original for value and character . :twocents: To each their own ...

This  :tup:  I would love to have an old 94. Shot my first deer with my grandpas dirty thirty back in 73? 
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Re: Model 94 Help
« Reply #8 on: September 28, 2020, 08:48:29 PM »
I might have it cleaned . But wouldnt refinish . Better to keep original for value and character . :twocents: To each their own ...

This  :tup:  I would love to have an old 94. Shot my first deer with my grandpas dirty thirty back in 73?

All you old geezers shot your first deer with a. 30-30  :chuckle:

I feel like i should take a buck with the .30-30 one of these days.  Maybe ill put in for multi next year and hope i have early rifle off.

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Re: Model 94 Help
« Reply #9 on: September 28, 2020, 09:04:10 PM »
Not all used a 30 30 a Savage Model 99 in 300 Savage took my first one.
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Re: Model 94 Help
« Reply #10 on: September 28, 2020, 09:47:21 PM »
I might have it cleaned . But wouldnt refinish . Better to keep original for value and character . :twocents: To each their own ...

This  :tup:  I would love to have an old 94. Shot my first deer with my grandpas dirty thirty back in 73?

All you old geezers shot your first deer with a. 30-30  :chuckle:

I feel like i should take a buck with the .30-30 one of these days.  Maybe ill put in for multi next year and hope i have early rifle off.
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Re: Model 94 Help
« Reply #11 on: September 29, 2020, 07:33:59 AM »
Not all used a 30 30 a Savage Model 99 in 300 Savage took my first one.


There is one savage 99 in 300 savage my dad has was his first rifle and I shot my first muley with it. Both my brother's shot there first deer with a model 94 in 32special that was grandpa's. Now in the family we have 4 model 94's and 2 model 99 both are a great brush gun nice short package easy to swing in the thick stuff we love them and keep them clean and nice, but they still get packed all over the countryside and used and earn there keep. We also have a large collection of Winchester model 70's in a spattering of calibers oh did I mention every winchester we have is a pre 64  :chuckle: several of which were pawnshop buys they can still be found in great shape

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Re: Model 94 Help
« Reply #12 on: October 01, 2020, 10:05:58 AM »
Thanks for the replies everyone, I'll probably contact BHA when I get back from spending 18 days in a wall tent in Idaho  :IBCOOL:
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Re: Model 94 Help
« Reply #13 on: October 01, 2020, 10:12:27 AM »
Had son's grandpa's first rifle - model 94, 30-30 completely redone.   Show quality bluing, replacement walnut wood with poly-urethane type finish.   Its not something to use, but its the prettiest rifle in the safe and will be passed on forever. 

Some smith in Vancouver, WA did the work 10 years ago, don't know who.  Worthwhile return on investment.

 


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