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Old January 29, 2012, 03:05 PM   #1
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Uberti after market parts?

I have an Uberti 1873 sportsman short rifle and would like to put a big loop lever on it. Where would I find a big loop lever that would fit it?
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Old January 29, 2012, 10:17 PM   #2
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I think the only way to get one would have a gunsmith that is proficient at welding and such make one. I've never seen a large loop on an 1873. I've seen plenty on 1892 clones, Marlin 336 actions, and on even 1894 Winchesters though.

I guess an 1873 must be too heavy to twirl.
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Old January 29, 2012, 10:29 PM   #3
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Thanx, not looking to twirl just big hands. plus I like the look. As you said have found 92s. Appreciate you feedback
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Old January 30, 2012, 01:40 AM   #4
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I've never seen anybody selling one, it'll have to be custom made.
Also, if speed's an issue, the large ring levers will tend to slow you down.
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Old January 30, 2012, 08:39 PM   #5
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Try Brownells for the loop. I think that a '94 large lever loop cut off and welded to a '73 lever base would probably work well. I installed a large loop on my '94, looks great, fun to shoot, and as stated above- slow as molasses.
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Old January 31, 2012, 03:09 AM   #6
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Numrich carries Winchester levers, but they are out of stock now. Brownells only carries Marlin levers. Watch the gun auction sites, they are only bringing $50.00 or so used.
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