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Italian Vetterli-Vitali issue

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I acquired a Vetterli not too long ago, and unfortunately I didn't notice a very serious issue with it when I looked at it. The system is cock-on-open, and when driving forward it should catch on the sear. If the bolt is held down a bit on close, this one will. If not, usually it will fire instantly before locking the bolt.

Anyone have any ideas how to fix this or who could fix it? Or am I better off just eating the loss and looking for one in better working order?

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Is this the M1870/87/15 ? I have one of these that was deactivated by welding but he bolt to the receiver. I Drimmled the weld so I could work the action. Was going to use it for blanks. Maybe we could meet up sometime and compare and see if we can figure it out. 

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