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Copper BB
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 2:29 pm
Hello, found this site only today. I have a passion for the Model 1890. Other sites I frequent have more fans of lever action and bolt action target models. I collect and restore 1890's. Looking to share discussion of the gallery models. Any active members here that share this interest?
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 17, 2017 10:12 am
Welcome to.the forum! Would love to see some of your firearms. Post some pics and info in the appropriate sub forums when you can.
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Copper BB
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:55 pm
I just acquired a 1890 that is in terrible shape. The tangs for the stock are bent to the left 5-10 degrees. Since the stock was split I believe that the receiver took a healthy side push while the butt stock and barrel end were stationary. Can yo verify that a normal 1890 has no bend? I would hate to make a stupid newby mistake when I have it pressed straight. Thank you.

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