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by JRLesan
Sat Dec 01, 2018 6:56 am
Forum: RR / Post - 1898
Topic: Model 14 - Dissassembly
Replies: 30
Views: 20125

Re: Model 14 - Dissassembly

If I'm understanding, one would have to remove both the threaded and plain bushings from the receiver, insert the take down screw thru the plain bushing whilst inserting the wedge (in the slot in the bushing) and then press (gently) the plain bushing (with the td screw and wedge) back into the recei...
by JRLesan
Sat Dec 01, 2018 6:48 am
Forum: RR / Post - 1898
Topic: R14 tang sight
Replies: 4
Views: 713

Re: R14 tang sight

To answer my own question (for anyone interested) Lyman made 'short shank' and 'long shank' apertures for various sights. My #2 tang sight (which is/was NOT the combination sight with the flip down (internal) aperture) requires the 'short shank' version which I was able to locate and is currently on...
by JRLesan
Wed Nov 28, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: RR / Post - 1898
Topic: R14 tang sight
Replies: 4
Views: 713

R14 tang sight

I have a model 14 carbine with a Lyman tang sight. The rifle came with the tang sight installed and an (screw in) aperture which I believe belongs to a receiver sight as the threaded shank is too long. The extra length on the shank prevents the post from folding all the way rearward as it touches th...
by JRLesan
Wed Nov 28, 2018 5:58 am
Forum: RR / Post - 1898
Topic: Model 14 - Dissassembly
Replies: 30
Views: 20125

Re: Model 14 - Dissassembly

My model 14 carbine's takedown screw comes completely out of the plain bushing. I suspect, from reading takedown instructions, that there was at one time a 'stay' either on the bushing or td screw to prevent the screw from falling out. Can someone verify and possibly describe the 'stay'? Thanks...