Shell deflector

(only on models with an ejector system)

As a shell is ejected, it will strike the shell deflector. The deflector is found at the back of the receiver behind the hammer (Figures 9 and 10). It is

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Figure 9

Shell deflector

Figure 9

Shell deflector

adjustable for different deflections depending on your needs. With a screw driver, rotate the deflector to one of the click-stop positions. The deflector may be positioned in a diagonal position to the left or right, deflecting the shell to the left or right respectively, and clearing the stock. To avoid ejecting the shell straight back, always keep the deflector in the right, left or retained position.

trigger_

The trigger of the Winchester Model 1885 is adjusted at the factory. The trigger pull can be adjusted in a range of approximately 3/2 pounds to over 5 pounds by using a small screwdriver (Figure 11). Clockwise rotation decreases the pull weight to a minimum of approximately 3M' pounds. Counterclockwise rotation increases the trigger pull to a maximum of approximately 5 pounds. If the trigger pull force adjustment is increased too far, the trigger system becomes inop-

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