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Phil Coffins

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I've been shooting this double barrel shotgun since 1977 and today after cleaning it decided to add a ramrod retaining pin. I haven't had any real problems up to this point but thought it would be a nice detail. I drilled a .060" hole in the under rib and tapped a short piece of .062" rod into it. Then polished it down to .050" with a tiny bevel. The rod snaps into place and a light lifting comes free to with draw. Maybe some one else will find value in this idea.
IMG_0285 by Oliver Sudden, on Flickr
 

hawkeye2

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I have an underhammer rifle that has a small lug on the bottom of the muzzle end of the barrel (there is no rib) to retain the ramrod.
 

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