Springfield/Stevens side by side 12 Ga.

Discussion in 'Technical Questions & Information' started by ShawnDow, Sep 26, 2012.

  1. ShawnDow

    ShawnDow Member

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    Jun 17, 2012
    Tawas City, Michigan
    Oh the things I tinker with... :eek:hmygosh:
    Springfield/Stevens side by side double 12 Ga.... any one know what model? Here are pics of the receiver and the markings... As I looked around the thing.. I noticed that all the S.N.'s matched... and if you think the receiver is rough.. the rest looks the same. Bores of the barrels look good though.. a few cob webs.
    Any info on the model would be great, thank you,
    Shawn Dow
     

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  2. ShawnDow

    ShawnDow Member

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    O.K. more photos... of markings... AND if it matters, the stock is smooth with NO checkering!
    I hope some of the pics help. Because I need help!:eek:
    Shawn
     

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  3. ShawnDow

    ShawnDow Member

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    Jun 17, 2012
    Tawas City, Michigan
    And finally... my ramblings will stop... The receiver (frame) is not blued.. thats just dirt, grease, and rust! The barrels and trigger guard are the only things blued.
     
  4. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    How long is the upper tang?
     
  5. ShawnDow

    ShawnDow Member

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    Jun 17, 2012
    Tawas City, Michigan
    That silly thing that releases the barrel? that would be 2 5/8 to 2 11/16 ish... or if you will 2 21/32.
     
  6. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    Im thinkin its a Stevens 311, or well a predescessor thereof.. Stevens quit using the springfield name circa 1948 so its older than that. Im bettn the tang length will match up with the stevens 311 hammerless and all the parts will be interchangeable.. Its only worth about 150 bucks tops so theres really no reason not to shoot it.
     
  7. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    The tang is the strip of metal that the rear stock screw goes thru. the barrel latch lever sits on top of it..
     
  8. ShawnDow

    ShawnDow Member

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    Jun 17, 2012
    Tawas City, Michigan
    Well, it needs a good scrubbing, and Id like to clean up the exterior of the barrels...(rust bluing?) and the safety "lever" slide is missing, need one! thats why i'm after a model #. I know the ols SXS cant be hot tanked :mad: so I need to do something with it. My co worker who owns it wants to turn it into a "wall trophy". Poor thing... I think its begging to pop off a few rounds before I return it! :)
     
  9. ShawnDow

    ShawnDow Member

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    Jun 17, 2012
    Tawas City, Michigan
    ok.. ill measure that!
     
  10. ShawnDow

    ShawnDow Member

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    Jun 17, 2012
    Tawas City, Michigan
    2 5/8 I stopped where the frame widens up just before the release lever, or do i go all the way to where the breach is?
     
  11. nmckenzie

    nmckenzie Well-Known Member

    Aug 15, 2011
    Sitka, Alaska
    I'm pretty sure you've got a Model 1915, or 915. If you go to the Numrich Gun Parts site and pull up the Savage/Stevens list (it's a long one) you'll eventually get to the 915/1915/311 breakdowns, and I'm pretty sure they detail which model had what tang length.
     
  12. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    2 5/8 tang is stevens model 315

    Numrichs does list some parts for it too.
     
  13. nmckenzie

    nmckenzie Well-Known Member

    Aug 15, 2011
    Sitka, Alaska
    p.s. to previous...

    Take a look at Bob's Gun Parts (www.gun-parts.com/savagestocks) for a breakdown of the various Savage/Springfield/Stevens models and their tang lengths.
     
  14. ShawnDow

    ShawnDow Member

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    Jun 17, 2012
    Tawas City, Michigan
    Thanks guys, your leading me in the right direction! You are all priceless when it comes to information and help.
    Thank you,
    Shawn Dow
     
  15. targetacqmgt

    targetacqmgt New Member

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    Sep 21, 2012
    Even though there is outside barrel pitting?? Or are those pits not deep enough to effect shooting? If not how deep does pitting get before nogo on putting rounds thru it???
     
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