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  1. 1891 assembly tips?

    Rimfires
    With some help from a friend I finally my1891 side loader blued & new wood fitted. I need a few tips on re assembly. How do you get the hammer spring under the hammer. I can get it in position if I don't tighten the screw all the way but can't tighten the screw afterwards. ( I got it tighter...
  2. Marlin 1891

    Marlin Collectors
    I have an 1891 Marlin, in 22 rim fire with a round barrel and side loading gate. The entire finish is in the white, with no evidence of ever being blued. I believe this rifle has been in my family for years. I inherited it from my father, who inherited it from his uncle in North Carolina. It's...
  3. 1891 Lever Action .22 Basic Questions

    Marlin Collectors
    Hello - I'm a newbie, so apologies in advance if I mangle the lingo or otherwise sound like a dunce (guilty as charged). I recently acquired a 1891 lever action, side loading .22. Question 1 - can anyone point me to a basic explanation of how this gun works? I can't seem to find anything on...
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