I just got a Hoppes Ethen Allen Pepperbox. I was working the action(not dry firing btw) and the spring broke:fire::cuss::banghead::confused::mad:. My question is; where can I get another spring. I looked at dixie gun works but, that was a no go. Any help would be really appreciated. Thanks.
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March 17, 2012, 08:34 PM
That a flat spring? Used to be that if you sent the broken spring pieces to Dixie, they would get you one that would work.
March 18, 2012, 03:49 AM
You may need to make one yourself or find a good black powder gunsmith that will make one for you.
Or perhaps a similar spring can be found that can be modified to work.
A pamphlet that is highly recommended by some of the many spring makers on the American Longrifles Forum is Simplified V-Springs Manual by Kit Ravenshear which is sold by Dixie Gun Works.