Thumper Winchester Model 1886 SOLD
This is the original “Thumper” built by Turnbull Restoration & Manufacturing Co. using a Winchester 1886. The Thumper Model is designed with a 16″ barrel and uses a custom 50 Express load with a 650 grain bullet. Features include a 16″ rapid taped octagon barrel, 3X fancy wood, pistol grip butt stock, D-pattern checkering and “hook & eye” sling swivels. The engraving pattern is a compilation of the factory #6 and #3 patterns with flush gold animals and gold wire (on breech & muzzle of barrel as well as the hammer and lever). Additional engraving was added to the barrel, forend cap, hammer & lever.
The hammer and lever are color case hardened, the barrel and magazine tube has been rust blued while the remaining parts have the charcoal blue finish.
This Thumper Model has appeared in a story done by Rifle Magazine, as well as ads for Turnbull Restoration & Manufacturing Co. in Bear Hunting Magazine. (Copies of these will be included with the gun)
2 leaf express rear; 2mm gold bead hunting front
3X American Black Walnut
|Type of Butt||
Shotgun butt with 2 sets of recoil pads fit to stock. 13-3/4" and 14-1/4" LOP.