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Billy Blacksmith

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Model 12 carrier flag
« on: July 03, 2016, 04:19:06 PM »
Was there any particular years that the flag on the carrier was used?  Looked at a 1937 one that did not have the flag. Would like to know when they were installed.

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Re: Model 12 carrier flag
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2016, 07:09:13 PM »
There were no set dates or serial numbers where the flags were in stalled.  I have done action jobs on Model 12's from the 1930's up thru the 1960's.  Some came with flags and some with out.  Even guns built in the 60's some came with out flags.  No rime or reason for Winchester shotguns with or with out the flags.   I have been working on Model 12's for many years.  Maybe someone has an insight to their existence.

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Billy Blacksmith

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Re: Model 12 carrier flag
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2016, 10:56:13 PM »
Can a flag be installed on a gun without one?  The Model 12's are really scarce over here.

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Re: Model 12 carrier flag
« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2016, 04:56:29 AM »
Can a flag be installed on a gun without one?  The Model 12's are really scarce over here.

Only if your carrier has the hole for the flag.  I have installed one on a carrier that had the hole, no problem.  Recently I was told by a gunsmith that it was nearly impossible to drill the hole in the right spot if the carrier didn't have one.
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Re: Model 12 carrier flag
« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2016, 06:47:14 PM »
Would anyone have a flagged carrier they would part with?

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Re: Model 12 carrier flag
« Reply #5 on: September 15, 2016, 08:25:35 PM »
Check eBay. They are one there quite often.
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Re: Model 12 carrier flag
« Reply #6 on: September 16, 2016, 09:12:24 AM »
And, the complete carrier assembly -- including the flag, spring, and plunger -- is available from Numrich.

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Re: Model 12 carrier flag
« Reply #7 on: September 16, 2016, 06:56:38 PM »
I have not found the flags at all necessary. i know there are people who like them. I don't. That being said, I think I have a few.