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Re: 1866 springfield 50-70 short rifle

Posted by Dick Hosmer on Thursday, 8 February 2018, at 2:21 p.m., in response to 1866 springfield 50-70 short rifle, posted by james b. fromel on Thursday, 8 February 2018, at 11:39 a.m.

Correct rod length for the M1866 Rifle, Short is 34.75" and correct diameter is .230" - same as the full-sized rifle. You will have a VERY tough time finding an original. Full-length rods are not easy to come by. Try the parts suppliers on this website, and, if you have to cut one, cut a repro, please.


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