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22pewpew
04-27-2011, 3:42 PM
so i recently inherited some old 22s from my grandpa. one is a single shot bolt action 22lr. it says Ward Western Field Rifle 35A. i need to try and find some parts or repair it, the bottom of the bolt and the trigger catch seem to be worn, and my grandpa said it would fire by itself and was dangerous :eek:. also got a J.C Higgins model 28 22lr, with the charging handle on the left side and a jeweled bolt. and a tiny 22short revolver "Vest pocket" that barely fits in my hands. ill try to post some picks on the revolver for some laughs. the revolver was the loudest one too :D
Heres the Ward western 35A
http://i1191.photobucket.com/albums/z473/badboyshifty03/upload51004-1.jpg

The Bolt assembly, very worn the trigger is in bad shape also
http://i1191.photobucket.com/albums/z473/badboyshifty03/upload51022.jpg
http://i1191.photobucket.com/albums/z473/badboyshifty03/upload51024.jpg

22pewpew
04-27-2011, 4:05 PM
after some searching on here, looks like its probably a Mossberg 30, and that they have problems with the bolts. cant seem to find any parts tho :(. so if anyone has an old Mossberg 30, 34 that they feel like selling the bolt out of... :)

Matches
04-27-2011, 4:28 PM
Post pics of them all! Old guns are cool.

Fjold
04-27-2011, 5:42 PM
The models 28, 29 and 30 JC Higgins semi auto rifles had a left handed charging handle but ejected to the right. I think that they were made by High Standard originally.

gadjeep
04-27-2011, 7:30 PM
Numrich has an astonishing selection of parts for older, uncommon guns. I've had luck fixing several of my old 22s.

bpcleaner
04-29-2011, 7:55 AM
If you post pics then it would help id the rifles. Try Rimfirecentral, great place for info on .22. Lastly, for Mossberg rifles Havlins sales has parts for many older models.
Pete

22pewpew
05-01-2011, 9:34 PM
http://i1191.photobucket.com/albums/z473/badboyshifty03/upload51011-Copy.jpg
with a Fancy jeweled bolt

http://i1191.photobucket.com/albums/z473/badboyshifty03/upload51007-Copy.jpg
the left handed charging handle.

it also says Sears and Roebucks on the barrel :)

22pewpew
05-01-2011, 9:36 PM
The big Papa. if anyone has any info on this little thing would be awesome, all i have found is that it is probably german made and was very cheaply made :)
http://i1191.photobucket.com/albums/z473/badboyshifty03/upload51014.jpg

The thing barely fits in my hands. and was loud enough to require ear protection :D

Another angle http://i1191.photobucket.com/albums/z473/badboyshifty03/upload51016.jpg