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Re: newbe 1869 owner
Posted by Dick Hosmer on Sunday, 8 January 2017, at 11:23 a.m., in response to newbe 1869 owner, posted by Rick Powell on Sunday, 8 January 2017, at 12:54 a.m.
What you have is a Model 1868 Rifle made in 1869. There are disassembly instructions posted on the main page of this website. You will have to get the barrel out to remove the hinge-pin. It might help to soak the 'bonded' area with lemon oil before attempting to separate the parts. Just work slowly, and do not remove the trigger guard unless you have a reason to do so.
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