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hugh rather 05-06-2019 11:58 AM

Old model hammerless top lever disassembly
 
Looking for details on this procedure including bolt removal.This mechanism on the 1890 is loose and rattlley but gun locks tight for now. Thanks,Hugh

hugh rather 05-06-2019 06:29 PM

It ia a Rube Goldberg type of mechanism Looking at it ,the 1910 modification was a real improvement.

hugh rather 05-06-2019 11:56 PM

Found a You Tube video (Forest Dermid) detailing reassembly of Parker hammerless.Cannot make out the procedure for replacing the toplever.

Harry Collins 05-07-2019 07:44 AM

I have done this with great success and left no evidence of tampering:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXbrmmiSngw

hugh rather 05-07-2019 09:27 AM

Actually the barrels are on face. I think the area where the top lever engages the lever shaft is worn.

Bruce Day 05-07-2019 10:47 AM

So is the top lever fully to the left and you can swing the barrels up and down vertically ?

This is the area that first the 1905 bolt wear plate then the 1910 stepped sides bolt wear plate addressed.

hugh rather 05-07-2019 01:31 PM

Barrels stay closed but with reduced bolt engagement due to bolt not being pressed foward due to wear at top lever -shaft contact point.With action off and floorplate out I can push bolt foward and backward about 0.25 "

hugh rather 05-07-2019 11:01 PM

Disassembly
 
My problem is what order is this top lever v spring locking bolt assembly taken apart ? In the You Tube reassembly video(Forest Dermid) ,the v spring is replaced first,then the other parts of the top lever assembly are placed.In trying to disassemble by removing the retaining screw first ,I am unable to lift the top lever.What is the trick?.

Harry Collins 05-08-2019 08:06 AM

2 Attachment(s)
Will this help?

hugh rather 05-08-2019 08:35 AM

Mine is the old model with the multiple part toplever assembly.I reviewed the video on Youtube (by Forest Dermid)and he used a screwdriver as a wedge to compress the spring and then insert the toplever.The video did not show all this but appears somewhat difficult.


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