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Re: Need info

Posted by Dick Hosmer on Tuesday, 19 June 2012, at 12:36 p.m., in response to Re: Need info, posted by brian jones on Tuesday, 19 June 2012, at 12:17 p.m.

The dated lockplate was used, for a short time at least, past the stock change (when the rods were added) of 1877, so they will be found both ways.

In this buyer's market, you should be able to find a shootable (but perhaps not real pretty, or having some mixed parts) carbine for $1500 or thereabouts. Not to undercut Al - who sells mostly collector-grade guns - but you will probably find the best overall selection at


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