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Citori assembly problem

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by Bridger, Mar 25, 2009.

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  1. Bridger

    Bridger Member

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    i've got a fairly new Browning XS skeet that is fairly stiff yet. The triggers accidently got tripped when I disassembled it and now I can't get it back together. What do I need to do to recock the triggers so I can get it back together?
     
  2. Easystreet

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    Bridger,

    You don't need to re-cock the hammers to reassemble the gun. I take mine apart and put it back together all the time with the hammers down. What seems to be the problem?

    Easystreet
     
  3. ClaySmoke

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    It sounds as if the cocking lever in the bottom of the receiver has gotten tripped. All you need to do is move the top lever to the right, as if you were opening the gun, and then reach down in the receiver opening and lift up on the cocking lever. This lever will be running front to back in the bottom of the receiver opening. Once you lift up on the cocking lever, then release the top lever and it will hold the cocking lever in the up position. This should allow you to reassemble your gun. Hope this helps. Garrett
     
  4. Easystreet

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    I reassemble mine with the cocking lever down. If it's stuck in the up position, then do as Garrett suggested. Just push the opening lever to the right and the cocking lever will drop back down into place. However, you will likely have to hold the opening lever to the right to completely close the gun during reassembly.

    Easystreet
     
  5. Bridger

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    The problem seems to be that the cocking lever is stuck in place. I can't move it up or down. It seems to be in the down position and won't move even when I hold the opening lever. Looks like I will be making a trip to see my gunsmith buddy.
     
  6. Jon Reitz

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    Bridger - Before you do that, try this. Remove the fore end and barrels from the receiver. Get out your BF screwdriver and GENTLY try to pry te cocking lever up. It should go with a little persuasion, but be careful. Two pairs of hands won't hurt either. Good luck..
     
  7. beaker100

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    hi bridger, you can put the barrels on a citori with the hammers cocked or the hammers in the forward position.
    what you need to do is check on the bottom of the barrels there is a little slider called the cocking link, part # b1331023 that is stuck and not coming to the forward position. take a small punch or screw driver and some oil and oil this cocking link and move it forwad and back while spraying oil on it to free it up. when it is sliding easily make sure it is in the forward position and the barrel will go on the receiver easily.
    if you have any questions call (573)286-9905 doug hubbart
     
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  8. Bridger

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    Jon, that worked. The cocking lever was really snug but a little persuasion got it going!I'm going to have to be a little more careful with this gun until its broken in a bit. I could never have moved that lever with my fingers. Thanks for the help everyone.
     
  9. cubancigar2000

    cubancigar2000 Well-Known Member

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    Another person helped on TS.com, all good
     
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