Stevens Model 311E. Firing Problems

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing Forum' started by LAlineman, Apr 20, 2012.

  1. LAlineman

    LAlineman New Member

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    My Stevens Model 311 E is firing just as the barrels are closed. The firing pins don't appear to be protruding. Fingers ARE off the double triggers. Sometimes just one barrel fires and other times both will fire. Any repair suggestions appreciated......
     
  2. Marlinman

    Marlinman New Member

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    As a certified Smith I'm telling you to NOT try fixing this yourself. Take it to a GOOD gun smith

    God didnt make all men equal colonel Sam Colt did
     

  3. hiwall

    hiwall Well-Known Member

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    I think I agree with Marlinman. This is best left to a smith. There could be many things that might be causing this. For sure do not put any live ammo in the gun until it is fixed. Normally I'm all for the fix-it-yourself but not this time.
     
  4. LAlineman

    LAlineman New Member

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    RE:

    Advise well taken, Thanks
     
  5. Marlinman

    Marlinman New Member

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    Your welcome. From what you describe I'd say your Sears aren't engaging on the firing pins good enough

    God didnt make all men equal colonel Sam Colt did
     
  6. LAlineman

    LAlineman New Member

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    Sears, that's what I was thinking too ! I,ll relay the info to my Smithy . Thanks again guys !
     
  7. Marlinman

    Marlinman New Member

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    Your welcome

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  8. danf_fl

    danf_fl Retired Supporter

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    Hint: When you see the smith, explain the symptoms, not the probable cause.

    As a car mechanic told me once, "If you know what the F$CK the problem is, then why do you need me? Fixit ya-self!"

    Explain the problem and let him analyze. You have enough info to see if he knows his stuff.
     
  9. LAlineman

    LAlineman New Member

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    Advise well taken !