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Old March 11th, 2017, 07:40 PM   #1
 
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Non scoped rifle case for lever action rifle

Hi guys I have been looking for a rifle sleeve or gun case for a non scoped rifle. My rifle is a Uberti 1873 Winchester Lever Action Short Rifle I am looking for a nice 40 inch rifle or shot gun 40 inch gun case. Comments & ideas appreciated thanks!!!



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It's gettin hard to find good 40"-42" soft cases for non scoped rifles anymore.
They're all either for scoped rifles, or long for shotguns.
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Hope this might help you out.
Just recently picked up a soft case from Midway for a Golden Boy. 40" long.
2 Heavy-duty Carrying Handles, the one we got is Heavy Brown Duck Material.
It is a Scoped case but it is a very tight fit with the Scope.
Very well constructed inside heavy Flannel padding, 1 outside small compartment.
Both have more than sufficient Zippers. Opening the zippers all the way allows it to open flat. Yep, no more scratched Wood Stock's or Blued Finish's.
Me think's that I saw at Midway they also had a Sock to put your rifle in. If ya decided to use the Sock with the case it should be a tight fit without much room for the Rifle to slide around.
If it wasn't Midway then Brownell's had the Sock.
Pretty well overall constructed would be able to handle Normal Abuse.
I think the price was around $35.oo.

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Hi guys I have been looking for a rifle sleeve or gun case for a non scoped rifle. My rifle is a Uberti 1873 Winchester Lever Action Short Rifle I am looking for a nice 40 inch rifle or shot gun 40 inch gun case. Comments & ideas appreciated thanks!!!
Amazon's got several options from Plano. I've had a couple of these. Very Nice cases - well built and travel safe.

Plano All Weather Tactical Gun Case, 42-Inch
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My wife took a long scarf and sewed one side and the bottom together for a nice sleeve for my Henry Big Boy, works well.

Its made out of micro fleece.
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look on gun broker I have seen good oens there and the same on armslist
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Well I do have another thought and I will have to price out the leather at a Tac Shop I found about 20 miles south of me. The seem to have a good supply of different weights of leather. Find a light weight leather similar to a coat. Then make of a pattern and get the wife to get her heavy needles made for sewing leather. She has one of the older Bernina sewing machines that would do a good job. Just a very simple sleeve with a fold over flap and leather tie's at the end of the sleeve.
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I've purchased two or three well made gun cases from Unique Cases. They have two models for rifles without scopes, in lengths starting at 36 inches, which are great for carbines:

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I've purchased two or three well made gun cases from Unique Cases. They have two models for rifles without scopes, in lengths starting at 36 inches, which are great for carbines:

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I think that these gun case's are just the ticket for my 1873 Uberti Winchester lever rifle. The gun case for a non scoped rifle with a pocket!!!
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Looking good for my Henry Big Boy too. Thanks for the link!

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Amazon's got several options from Plano. I've had a couple of these. Very Nice cases - well built and travel safe.

Plano All Weather Tactical Gun Case, 42-Inch
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Replying to my own post... The Plano are great hard shell TSA travel safe cases but they are a bit pricey.

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Well no go on the Unique Gun Case's I went thru placing a order on a $28.99 gun case and Whoa $18.00 shipping via Fed Ex well no way I will get hosed that bad on shipping they can have this gun case!!! I can find something thru Midway USA and will not have to pay that much in shipping!!!
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Well no go on the Unique Gun Case's I went thru placing a order on a $28.99 gun case and Whoa $18.00 shipping via Fed Ex well no way I will get hosed that bad on shipping they can have this gun case!!! I can find something thru Midway USA and will not have to pay that much in shipping!!!
https://ads.midwayusa.com/product/39...kchhoC1vjw_wcB

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$10 shipping @ $25!

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Thanks for your help thats a Tactical Rifle gun case thats much wider then I am looking for.
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