If you are interested send me a list if you still need info on what guns you have along with detailed info on the barrel measurements, any and all markings even if they do not seem important they are. The construction of the Steven Maynard Jr began most economically in 1900. If you would keep in touch I would sure be glad to as well. The earlier model 16 with the side lever and the later model 26 crackshot with a bottom lever, like a Stevens favorite 1915. Comparing yours to mine here are a few differences: Mine is a Side Lever.
Well I broke it apart last night, and there was quite a bit of repair done to it over the years. A few years ago I stumbled across an old rifle in the back of a closet, but didn't pay any attention to it. Regards, David Stephens Then a bit later he wrote: Hi Jim, I forgot to mention that in reviewing your photos, the one with the open block seems to indicate that the cartridge extractor was missing. These were made as budget boy's rifles to introduce kids to shooting much like the cricket rifles of today. But the single shot, for one thing, gets tiresome. When I reassemble it, do I need to peen the lever retaining pin in place or does the frame hold it in place? Hope this helps Gary Richmond Vienna Mo.
I have found out some more about this rifle. I don't know what they are worth on the open market. The trigger and hammer seem to be okay, but the lever will not lock in place see pic. The owner has a homemade prying device to extract the spent casings. Does anyone know anything about these rifles? It does make it easier to see every little scratch and mark on it, however.
Heck, most folks remove rust during the life of a rifle, so theres more than likely quite a few that had rust removed during it's lifetime. Any price and availability information displayed on amazon. The website is not responsible for that accuracy of pricing information, product information or images provided. Consider upgrading your membership for less than a box of bullets! He also removed the threading on the frame, so I may create a pin and peen it in place. Single shot, with a side lever to operate the breech. Lever does not stay locked back. Grandad was born about 1870 so I'd place the date of the gun about 1885-1890.
How much is one of these worth today? Barrel is part octagonal, part round, length 22. These 22 cals were a staple on the farm for critter control. The lever that unlocks the barrel doubles as a trigger guard. Maynard developed numerous cartridges and a lever action breech loader that would be the inspiration for Stevens Maynard guns and, later, the Steven Arms No. I'm sure I probably just wasn't careful enough on my search. The Stevens Model 26 Crackshot was a later budget version of the Stevens Favorite.
In recent years a revived Stevens Company has started to produce new Stevens Favorites which capture the spirit of the older guns but allow use of modern ammo without fear of case ruptures. A lot of my stuff is surprisingly good, but I doubt I'd get 60 cents on the dollar from a dealer -- and that's about the only place you can sell them these days. We are interested in finding out more about it. If you cock the hammer, the lever will open the block. Membership is free and we welcome all types of shooters, whether you're a novice or a pro. Just really neat story and glade to here you are going to keep it.
Gun is falling block type shooting 22, 25 or 32 bullets. They are a wonderful old classic to hang on the wall and they helped many families to put food on the table in years past. Are you interested in selling your gun? Kilgore Round caps for single shot and cartridge pistols, full. John M-------, in Lake Placid Fl. The finger lever retaining pin was so beaten it was difficult to remove. So if you come across a rifle that was well kept, but has a few pits, do you let the rust grow back, to make it original patina again?? Most were used for rabbits and squirles and were used with the 22 short ammo. The price of product might be change any moment, so booking it and the caution before Pre—order prior to ordering for protect your right.
I found two places that carry parts and ---- carrys firing pins for the 26 type. My Crack Shot is a perfect rabbit gun. One small crack to base of mother eagle and one crack to the mother eagle's bottom tail. Your photos were the first I'd seen of its likes since then and I'd often wished I still had it. I have collected Stevens for 35 years and am always lookig for parts. If you have anything available I would appreciate it if you could contact me. What I meant to say is there was a time when the.
You made an old man very happy. The owner told me that his father was an engineer and you could see it in the repairs he made. If so would you share it with me? One fact seems to emerge, however: its age being pre-1900 by about 20 years or so. Stock has crack at wrist. I will be more then happy to help you out and email you info on what you need I have a good reference library available on Stevens. There were other rifles like it and they were sold as children's guns.