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Winchester 1885 Single Shot Rifle hammer won’t release
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September 8, 2023 - 2:41 am
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While taking the buttstock off of a Single Shot Rifke I removed 4 instead of the necessary three screws and released the sear.  I know that the sear must be retained by the seat screw but no matter what I do the hammer remains pulled back and pressure on the hammer or trigger does nothing.  Advice?

 

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And it’s working!  Patience is a virtue.  Don’t know why that happened but she works like a charm.

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