Got two shotgun questions

Discussion in 'General Shotgun Discussion' started by DarinCraft, Dec 1, 2010.

  1. DarinCraft

    DarinCraft New Member

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    Hey guys I've got one problem and one question. I fell into a great deal and bought a brand new Beretta AL391 Urika Gold trap from a guy for $750:D My question is on the right side of the receiver is the bolt release, but on the left side is a lever of some kind. What is this lever for?

    Second question. My mossberg 500a decided to break. What ever it is that holds the slide forward until the trigger is pulled is broken. Now the bolt doesn't lock forward. So what broken?

    Thanks guys, appreciate the help as usual.
    Darin
     
  2. c3shooter

    c3shooter Administrator Staff Member

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    I think the lever on the left is the magazine cutoff. Flipping that allows you to eject a chambered shell, and keeps what is in the mag from feeding. As in deer hunting with buckshot, and a nice grouse walks out- flip, eject buckshot, and then HAND FEED a round of #6- grouse for dinner.

    Not real familiar with innards of a Mossy 500, but the bolt is held in battery by the bolt lock. either a hook on the bolt lock has snapped, or something has come unfastened.
     

  3. DarinCraft

    DarinCraft New Member

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    Thanks Shooter. You're right about both things. The cheapo plastic trigger group broke on the mossy and is slipping out of the way and allowing the bolt to come unlocked.

    thanks again
     
  4. maierar

    maierar New Member

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    If any other questions arise with the Baretta, go here:
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    In the middle of the page, under "downloads" click on "owner's manual".
     
  5. DarinCraft

    DarinCraft New Member

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    Thanks, my next question was going to be that.