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Old 01-11-2009, 07:01 PM   #1
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I have a Winchester model 94 that is in fantastic shape, although its fairly old. The lever action though is a bit rough. The dilema is ill pull it down half way and then need to give it another good yank to go all the way...I'd prefer it to be a smooth quick motion. What should I do? Oil or grease it? Or any other things that will make it better..unless it is suppose to be like that.

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Old 01-11-2009, 07:17 PM   #2
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Sticky mechanisms can usually be freed up by oiling and working the action. This works all of the crud out of the mechanism and works the oil into it.

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Take it to a smith. Or if you really don't want to go through all the hassle, send it to me!!!!! I'll make sure it doesn't bother you again.....
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I also would take it to a good gunsmith. Took one of these apart for a extensive clean and lube, had to suck up my pride and take it to a smith with parts in a shoe box. He did not charge me much to put it back together, and the action worked great. As luck would have it several people in his shop when I took it in. Think mine was in a Winchester 32 Special - was sold many years ago.
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