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Old November 9, 2012, 02:39 PM   #1
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Browning B-78 vs. 1885?

Hi Folks!

I'm trying to figure out how to quickly distinguish the Browning "B-78" single shot that was made in the 1970 from the Browning "1885" that was made later.

Is it correct to say that ...

- The B-78 has _one_ visible pin on both sides of the receiver.

- The 1885 has _two_ visible pins on both sides of the receiver.

Correct?

Thanks!
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Old November 9, 2012, 07:41 PM   #2
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Yes.
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Old November 11, 2012, 03:44 PM   #3
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The pins in the 1885 are really in there TIGHT !! Don't ask me how I know !

There are differences in the triggers but I don't know the details.
The 1885 is a great gun ,mine is in 45-70 .
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Old November 14, 2012, 08:40 PM   #4
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Many thanks!
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