Originally Posted by pipefitter533
hi my grandfather just gave me a winchester model 94. the serial number starts with 298 can anybody tell me what year it is. Also it has open sights i would like to keep but would also like to install a scope. What would be the best route on this rifle.
Dom, the difference in dates of manufacture between serial number 298xxx and 298xxxx is about 80 years. Just give us the last numbers in x and we can tell you. If it is serial number is 298xxx and you want to put a scope on it some here might suggest you be shot.