Author Topic: A new Miroku 1873  (Read 201 times)

Offline BikerTom

  • Citizen
  • *
  • Posts: 12
  • Liked:
  • Likes Given: 6
A new Miroku 1873
« on: April 22, 2021, 11:57:10 AM »
It has a rotating "hook"/"latch" just behind the lever.  None of my other lever actions have that.  I know what it does, but why's it necessary?

Offline Abilene

  • CAS-L Ghost Rider
  • Top Active Citizen
  • *
  • Posts: 3641
    • Abilene's CAS Pages
  • SASS #: 27489
  • NCOWS #: 3958
  • Liked:
  • Likes Given: 342
Re: A new Miroku 1873
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2021, 12:17:57 PM »
Well, I guess the Winchester designers wanted it there!  :) 

All '73's and '76's have it.

Offline LB001

  • Citizen
  • *
  • Posts: 12
  • Liked:
  • Likes Given: 1
Re: A new Miroku 1873
« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2021, 12:20:25 PM »
It keeps the lever locked in a closed position, as might be necessary when riding a horse.

Offline BikerTom

  • Citizen
  • *
  • Posts: 12
  • Liked:
  • Likes Given: 6
Re: A new Miroku 1873
« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2021, 12:54:53 PM »
Well, I guess the Winchester designers wanted it there!  :) 

All '73's and '76's have it.

I was hoping that was the case.  Authenticity, and all.  Even though mine is a repro, obviously. 

Thanks.

Offline BikerTom

  • Citizen
  • *
  • Posts: 12
  • Liked:
  • Likes Given: 6
Re: A new Miroku 1873
« Reply #4 on: April 22, 2021, 12:55:30 PM »
..... as might be necessary when riding a horse.

I never would have guessed that.

Thanks.

Advertisers

  • Guest
Re: A new Miroku 1873
« Reply #5 on: Today at 05:18:07 AM »

 

SMF spam blocked by CleanTalk

© 1995 - 2020 CAScity.com