Avatar
Please consider registering
Guest
Search
Forum Scope




Match



Forum Options



Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters
Register Lost password?
sp_Feed sp_PrintTopic sp_TopicIcon
Frankenchester 1897 TD
sp_NewTopic Add Topic
Avatar
Northern edge of the D/FW Metromess
Member
WACA Member
Forum Posts: 4876
Member Since:
November 7, 2015
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
1
November 15, 2021 - 3:20 am
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_EditHistory sp_QuotePost

It seems I have found an 1897 receiver to replace the one I destroyed a few weeks ago. I don’t know what comes with the receiver but I figure at the price I can’t be choosy. I know I’ll need a trigger guard and quite possibly a bolt and carrier. I won’t know until I get things cleaned up and start trying to put them in the donor receiver. A vast majority of 1897’s seem to be prewar and I’m thinking as long as I stay in that range I should have few problems with fit issues. Any tips from the 1897 gurus?

FWIW I finished that round of Trap today with one of my modern Trap guns. Missed (many) more than I broke but shook it off and followed it with a decent round. Club member I was shooting with loves old guns and recalled he had an old 1897 receiver lying around that he’d lost interest in.

 

Mike

Life Member TSRA, Endowment Member NRA
BBHC Member, TGCA Member
Smokeless powder is a passing fad! -Steve Garbe
I hate rude behavior in a man. I won't tolerate it. -Woodrow F. Call, Lonesome Dove
Some of my favorite recipes start out with a handful of depleted counterbalance devices.-TXGunNut
Presbyopia be damned, I'm going to shoot this thing! -TXGunNut
Forum Timezone: UTC 0
Most Users Ever Online: 778
Currently Online: deerhunter
Guest(s) 75
Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)
Top Posters:
clarence: 6157
TXGunNut: 4876
Chuck: 4520
1873man: 4263
steve004: 4098
Big Larry: 2296
twobit: 2284
TR: 1691
mrcvs: 1657
Forum Stats:
Groups: 1
Forums: 17
Topics: 12515
Posts: 108665

 

Member Stats:
Guest Posters: 1730
Members: 8725
Moderators: 4
Admins: 3
Navigation