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"gone Winchester"

Posted by Bruce Kahl on August 01, 2005

In Reply to: "Gone Winchester" posted by Duane on August 01, 2005

: What does the term "gone Winchester" refer to, and what is it's origin?

A fighter pilot who runs out of ammuntion will say he has "gone Winchester" and needs to return to base and restock his guns.
Guess he needs to get a whole nine yards worth?

I do not know why they use Winchester to describe that state of affairs.

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