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Old September 8, 2012, 03:11 PM   #1
zcar75
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Repair my 1858 Remington

I hope you all can help. I lost the- loading lever retainer- on my Pietta 1858 44 cal. I bought a new one to replace it. How is the new one installed? Should I take it to a gun smith? Thanks.

I was to post a photo, but lost the charger to camera.
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Old September 8, 2012, 04:47 PM   #2
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It sounds like you need a keeper, losing all that stuff.
The spring loaded retainer, near the muzzle of the barrel, is held onto the loading lever by a small pin, that fits through vertically.
The part that attaches to the bottom of the barrel fits into a dovetail slot.
Or it could be silver soldered on, depending on the manufacturer or past repairs.
Here's a parts view:
http://www.docstoc.com/docs/41019484...Remington-1858

Or you can use the every popular hose clamp.
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