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Model 63 Question
June 7, 2013
12:48 pm
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I know that the last 10,000 model 63’s had a grooved receiver. However, were they ever offered with a factory tapped receiver for a lyman 56?

June 7, 2013
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Mike,

While this is not a definitive answer, I have not ever seen one.

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June 7, 2013
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Possibly through a special order since several 56 codes are correct for the Model 63. That would be very difficult to determine w/o some form of accompanying documentation. (original factory order; purchase letter; correspondence; receipt; etc., etc.)
I’ve handled Model 63’s in both rifle and carbine versions, early and late, grooved and non-grooved, but I also can’t recall seeing one with a receiver sight or tapped for one.
I did see a deluxe 03 with receiver sight not too far back in years. I assumed it was an after-market application… maybe not?
Interesting question. Maybe someone else will chime in.

June 7, 2013
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No, The 63 was not offered that way. Special order could have happened, you will need lots of documentation if you want anyone to believe it.

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