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Re: Message Board
Posted by Dick Hosmer on Wednesday, 1 April 2009, at 2:20 p.m., in response to Re: Message Board, posted by Tom Moore on Wednesday, 1 April 2009, at 1:32 p.m.
That is strange - I have had several similar failures over the years, ALL involving some permutation of the words "Model 1870".
To answer your question, the rod IS wrong - whether it is a repro, or simply from another rifle, I cannot say.
I just HAVE to ask: is the rear sight tight to the receiver, or about 7/16" ahead of it? Thanks. I would trade a decent "normal" (7/16") Model 1870, PLUS cash, for an equivalent condition "tight" version.
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