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Re: 1873 without trigger guard sling swivel

Posted by Rex Mericle on Monday, 6 November 2017, at 5:56 p.m., in response to Re: 1873 without trigger guard sling swivel, posted by Dick Hosmer on Monday, 6 November 2017, at 11:18 a.m.

Good evening Dick! Thank you for your comments. The barrel is indeed 29.6" and the butt does appear to be thinner than many of the pictures I see online. It somewhat reminds me of my .50 Kentucky black powder without the "down turn". I do plan to keep it as is. No sling. Stock needs nothing but perhaps a light wipe with linseed. However, I must perform surface rust removal before it goes to pitting. Again, thank you for taking the time to respond!


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