Got a new one, vintage 1883.
It has been shortened and a new dovetail cut for the front sight. Cut badly off to one side.
I need to cut the barrel off more for a new dovetail?
Weld up the bad one and cut another?
Back up a half an inch, cut a new dovetail slot and fill the old with JB Weld?
Or any other suggestion you might wish to make.