Browning O/U

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sydney
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Browning O/U

Post by sydney » Thu Apr 07, 2016 6:28 pm

Hi---I have a 20 gauge o/u--the opening lever sticks in the closed position
Very few shells have been fired
If you take off the barrels the lever works just fine
Any ideas ?????
Sydnet

paulj84003
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Re: Browning O/U

Post by paulj84003 » Sat Apr 09, 2016 10:12 am

I presume this is a fairly new shotgun. Browning hand fits fits the locking bolt very tight to the barrel lug. On a new superposed the top lever normally does not return to a central position when the action is closed, it will eventually center as the locking bolt wears into position and the lever becomes easy to move. Be sure there is no "dirt" in the locking notches in the barrel. A teflon based lub will help.

Paulj
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