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Old November 10, 2020, 10:15 AM   #1
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Iver Johnson shotgun

I have just one question about iver johnson shotguns.. A friend of mine asked me if it was safe to fire the shotgun with a broken lock bolt spring ?
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Old November 10, 2020, 01:41 PM   #2
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Why would anyone want to fire any broken weapon ? ? ?
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Old November 10, 2020, 07:23 PM   #3
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No it wouldn't be safe.
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Old November 11, 2020, 04:24 AM   #4
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well....at least he asked. some don't.
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Old November 11, 2020, 04:52 AM   #5
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Search E-bay. "Iver Johnson shotgun parts" Try Numrich. Talk with a local crotchety Olde Gunsmith.
There are a lot of those old shotguns.Many have gone to parts.

Why not find one,make one,or have one made? Fix it!!
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Old November 11, 2020, 02:21 PM   #6
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Firing any broken firearm isn't safe.
A great deal depends on which IJ shotgun it is too.
Gunparts is showing a brand new Locking Bolt Spring for an IJ Champion at $13.75.
https://www.gunpartscorp.com/products/470770
E-Bay funds the people who want to take your firearms away from you.
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Old November 12, 2020, 03:45 AM   #7
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Sounds like a no-brainer to me. What does a lock bolt spring do? Just from the name sounds like it has something to do with locking the gun shut.

Firing a gun that is supposed to be locked shut and isn't is generally a BAD THING. Also to do it on purpose is more than barking STUPID!

Hope you told him something like that...
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