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My 336SC needs a trigger job. It's a '53 model and won't take a Wild West Guns trigger without some fitting. I'd sooner have the original trigger worked over. Anybody know a good smith who can do it right?
 

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Wow, a '53 usually has a great trigger, as most early guns did. Have you taken it apart for a thorough cleaning, and oiling? I use Kroil on all my triggers after cleaning, and it makes a HUGE difference in the trigger pull and feel! You might also consider a set of lighter springs to improve the feel. Good luck!
 

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I've taken it down, and cleaned and oiled the trigger parts. It helped some but the trigger is still over my 6 lb. RCBS scale.

I'm in New Orleans and don't know of anyone here that I'd trust with the job. Who's your guy in Oklahoma City, Nanook?
 

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I've taken it down, and cleaned and oiled the trigger parts. It helped some but the trigger is still over my 6 lb. RCBS scale.

I'm in New Orleans and don't know of anyone here that I'd trust with the job. Who's your guy in Oklahoma City, Nanook?
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Lossking,

There is a smith here in Slidell, LA that can do the job and do it well. I have used his services several times. Let me know if you are interested and I will email his name and phone number to you.

JJ
 

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Lossking,
I have 1948 SC that has a trigger pull of 5lbs but is acceptably crisp. Nevertheless, I would like it better if it were 3.5 lbs, as I sometimes take shots that are over 175 yards. I recently found a gunsmith here in Arizona that is a specialist in single action revolvers and lever action rifles. He is heavily into Cowboy Action Shooting as the basis or reason for his specializing. I have seen his work and it is amazing. I recently had him do action jobs, plus tune and time a matchged pair of Bisely Vaqueros I have in 45 Colt and the work was absolutely first class and the price was very reasonable.

I plan to have him work over the action on my Marlin SC as a next project after he makes a pair of buffalo horn grips custom fitted to my hands for the Vaqueros.

I can give you his name and phone number via email if you want it.

MadDog
 

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A fellow named Brockman does a lot of major lever action work. He even makes beautiful takedown guns out of standard guns. I have seen his shop advertised in numerous publications. He might even have a website.
 

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Thanks to all who replied. I think I'll go with the guy in Slidell, LA as it's near here. Nitro, I sent you a private message with my email address. Would appreciate your emailing me contact info for the Slidell smith.
 
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