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Lyman 15 with I code for 76 on EBAY?
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March 18, 2023 - 1:27 pm
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  On EBAY idem number 404207708542 appears to be a very nice Lyman windgauge adjustable tang sight for a 76. He claims the hole spacing is 2″ with a ruler picture as proof. Great condition and good pictures but a 76 has a 2 1/8′ spacing. I question the I marking, is it an I? T/R

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The staff is too short  for a 76 and the mark on the bottom does not look like a “I”. The rear hole looks to been opened up. I can see shinny metal from deburring the hole on the bottom in contrast to the high amount of blue on the sight. The only gun I could find close to 2″ was Remington at 1.937″

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I agree.  It is a very nice sight, but what does it fit.  Not any Winchester lever action that I’m aware of.  It might just be the angle of the photo, but it looks like it measures 1 and 15/16th hole spacing.   The hole spacing on a Winchester lever action is actually 2 and 3/16th on centers, if measured with a digital mic.  I can’t find a code that even comes close to that marking, but I don’t see an “I”.

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The staff is too short  for a 76 and the mark on the bottom does not look like a “I”. The rear hole looks to been opened up. I can see shinny metal from deburring the hole on the bottom in contrast to the high amount of blue on the sight. The only gun I could find close to 2″ was Remington at 1.937″

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I agree.  The marking does not look like an “I” to me either.  The sight clearly isn’t for a M1876.  Otherwise, it’s a nice looking sight.

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win4575 said It might just be the angle of the photo, but it looks like it measures 1 and 15/16th hole spacing.

  

Good eye–that’s exactly the Rem spacing as usually specified.  Rem codes include R & U, but the marking can’t be either of those.  Sure would look good on my #4 Rem, if it wasn’t going to sell (I suspect) for more than my gun is worth.  Surprising to see such a modest “very good” description on ebay, where bombast usually rules; I’d call it “near mint.”

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clarence said

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Good eye–that’s exactly the Rem spacing as usually specified.  Rem codes include R & U, but the marking can’t be either of those.  Sure would look good on my #4 Rem, if it wasn’t going to sell (I suspect) for more than my gun is worth.  Surprising to see such a modest “very good” description on ebay, where bombast usually rules; I’d call it “near mint.”

  

  It looks so nice! If I owned a gun it fit in mint condition I’d buy it. Maybe worth buying just to look at. T/R

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TR said

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Good eye–that’s exactly the Rem spacing as usually specified.  Rem codes include R & U, but the marking can’t be either of those.  Sure would look good on my #4 Rem, if it wasn’t going to sell (I suspect) for more than my gun is worth.  Surprising to see such a modest “very good” description on ebay, where bombast usually rules; I’d call it “near mint.”

  

  It looks so nice! If I owned a gun it fit in mint condition I’d buy it. Maybe worth buying just to look at. T/R

  

Or buy the sight and then find a gun to fit it.  A guy can also do this when a hard-to-find set of reloading dies come along.  Or so I’ve heard Embarassed

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TR said It looks so nice! If I owned a gun it fit in mint condition I’d buy it. Maybe worth buying just to look at. T/R

TR,  Fate is secretly saying that you should acquire a Rem RB of some type, preferably a #1 or 2, & compared to the prices of most Winchester levers, they’re giving them away!  Wouldn’t be surprised if someone does buy it just to look at.

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