Anyone willing to admit they own a Jennings?

Discussion in 'Technical Questions & Information' started by Craig, Oct 18, 2004.

  1. Craig

    Craig New Member

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    I am trying to fix a Jennings 22 auto for my son.
    I think there is a spring missing. Can any one tell me what holds up the back of the trigger sub assy,
  2. 358 winchester

    358 winchester *TFF Admin Staff*

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    Craig
    I do not own a Jennings but from what I have seen the only thing that holds any part of them together is

    HOPE AND PRAYER

    Sorry just couldn't help it :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
  3. Craig

    Craig New Member

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    Hope won't even do it, it will take devine intervention. :)
  4. 22WRF

    22WRF Well-Known Member

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    Place Jennings in 1 gallon coffe can
    Fill with concrete
    Place eyebolt in top center
    Wait 24 hours

    Now Jennings can be put to good use
  5. josh

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    they sure sold a lot of j22's back in the day. They wear out quite easily. My wifes bryco 380 wore out the slide so bad it cracked.
  6. drobs

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    I got a Raven, will that help?
  7. CountryGunsmith

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    To answer the question, the trigger subassembly is springloaded to keep the trigger bar tensioned upward. It rides along the frame and pushes the cam which in turn pulls the sear downward. The whole shebang is kept aligned by the grip panel.
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