- COMMON QUESTIONS
For Lever Action Rifles WITHOUT Swivel Studs
Don’t alter it…..Harness It!
Like to put a sling on your Lever Action? Hate the idea of drilling that magnificent stock to install a swivel stud?
Then don’t alter it, preserve its original integrity and your investment with a Brass Stacker™ RLO Custom Leather Harnessed Rifle Sling.
Renowned leather craftsman Rick Lowe and apprentice Griffin Wait have collaborated to create these beautifully handcrafted Harnessed Rifle Slings for lever action rifles. These slings provide a period appropriate
compliment of Western Cowboy Leather to your rifle.
No measuring required. No special drills needed. No chances taken. And best of all, no regrets! Made in the United States of America.
PLEASE NOTE: This product is handmade and produced only when an order is placed. The value shown in the “Quantity in stock” field below is necessary for order generation and is NOT an indication of product on hand. Shipping lead time can sometimes be as much as 3 weeks subject to leather availability & other factors.
SLING SERIES CHART – *This product is made to order, please DOUBLE CHECK your options below!
Q: HOW ABOUT THE BLR?
A: We can accommodate the BLR Lightweight ’81’s with fore arm bolt only. We cannot accommodate the Lightning, any of the take down models nor those with Monte Carlo stocks. Forward attachment is made using the supplied Swivel Stud Ring, Inner Forearm Spacer, Washer and Two Piece Swivel Stud Adapter. This hardware will replace the OEM Forearm Bolt, Outer Forearm Spacer and Inner Forearm Spacer.
Q: WHAT IF MY RIFLE ALREADY HAS SWIVEL STUDS?
A: Please see our Rifle Sling & Cartridge Bandolier for Lever Action Rifles WITH Swivel Studs.
Q: ARE THESE SASS LEGAL?
A: Yes! The Single Action Shooting Society® RO Committee has determined that our Harnessed Rifle Slings are SASS legal. The SASS serves as the governing and sanctioning body for the sport of Cowboy Action Shooting™ and Wild Bunch Action Shooting™ worldwide.
Q: HOW DOES THE HARNESS ATTACH?
A: Simply place the harness over the butt stock as shown and snap. The two snaps hold the harness securely in place.
Q: WILL MY STOCK BE PROTECTED?
A: Yes. A pig skin inner liner over the snaps prevents wear against the rifle stock.
Q: WHAT’S INCLUDED?
A: In short, everything. The harness, sling strap, swivels, magazine tube clamp, hex wrench and installation instructions are all included. (Cartridge Bandoliers and other accessories are sold separately – see “ACCESSORIES” tab.)
Q: HOW IS THE FORE-END ATTACMENT MADE?
A: We supply a “Made in America” magazine tube clamp. This proven, two piece design allows for secure clamping without worry of marring or scratching. For the BLR see information above.
Q: WHAT IS THE DIAMETER RANGE OF THE MAGAZINE TUBE CLAMPS?
#244 – .410″-.470″
#420256 – .540″-.590″
#265 – .610″-.670″
#272 – .700″-.750″
#282 – .750″-.800″
(We recommend measuring the outside diameter of your specific magazine tube and not relying on caliber to determine clamp size.)
Q: WHAT SLING SWIVELS ARE USED?
A: We supply two “Made in America” one inch sling swivels.
Q: WHAT SHADES OF LEATHER ARE OFFERED?
A: We offer a darker Chocolate Brown, lighter Saddle Tan and our new Charcoal Black. All from only top quality 5/6 ounce veg-tan leather hides.
Q: WHAT ARE MY CHOICES OF HARDWARE FINISH?
A: The harness hardware (snaps, rivets and eyelet) and the sling strap Chicago screws are available in Black, Brass or Bright/Nickel. Please note that the supplied Magazine Tube Clamp and Sling Swivels are available in black only.
Q: CAN THESE BE MADE LEFT HANDED?
A: “Harness Hand” under “Options” simply refers to the handedness of the shooter. For a right handed shooter we place the harness snaps on the right side of the butt stock away from the shooters cheek. The opposite is true for a left handed shooter. So… yes, we can do left handed. Simply select “Left Hand” in the option list below.
Q: HOW IS THIS PRODUCT PRODUCED?
A: This is a handmade product and may vary slightly from the images shown, minor blemishes can be expected. As with all of our leather products, hide thickness, shade, stitching and lacing may vary. Please see pictures for cosmetic differences.
Q: HOW WILL IT FIT?
A: Expect fitment to be tight. It is common for proper fitment to require manipulation and multiple attempts. We have made every reasonable effort to ensure fitment with the platforms listed below. However, it is impossible for us to allow for all manufacturing variation. If fitment is unacceptable, we will happily work with you to exchange for another sling series.
Q: IS THE SLING STRAP ADJUSTABLE?
A: Yes. The 1″ wide, 34″ long sling strap has three adjustment holes approximately 1-1/4″ apart. You can easily add more if required.
Q: HOW ABOUT PRODUCT AVAILABILITY?
A: These are produced only when an order is placed. The unit value shown in the “Reserve” field below is necessary for order generation and is not an indication of product on hand. Generally, a shipping lead time of a week can be expected. However, this can sometimes be as much as two weeks subject to leather availability and other factors.
Q: WHERE IS THE PRODUCT BRANDED?
A: First, we cannot offer un-branded product. Second, e no longer brand the product on the right side of the harness. Our current product branding logo is positioned at the butt plate of the rifle.
Q: WHAT ACCESSORIES ARE OFFERED?
A: Please see the “ACCESSORIES” tab above. These items can be purchased separately. Accessories can be made with same hardware finish and leather shade as that chosen for the sling.
Q: WHAT IF MY RIFLE IS NOT LISTED?
A: We can accommodate most, but not all, lever action rifles. Please review the different butt plate configurations shown to determine which you have. Then simply select the closest match from the rifles listed. If all else fails, feel free to send us an email or give us a call – we’ll be happy to help.
Q: MY RIFLE HAS A BUTT PAD, NOW WHAT?
A: We do have a Sling Series for rifles with factory butt pads. This series may or may not fit your particular rifle. It is the HRBP Series which can be selected from the ordering options found on the Marlin® page. Feel free to consult with us prior to ordering.
Q: WHAT BUTT PLATE CONFIGURATIONS CAN YOU ACCOMMODATE?
Our 94 Series Sling is for Flat or Shallow crescent butt plates. These butt plates are basically flat with very little curvature over a relatively large height from toe to heel.
Our 92 Series Sling is for Medium crescent butt plates. Found on many carbines, these butt plates have a medium curvature from toe to heel. They have an essentially flat tang, folded over the heel and extending forward into a flat inletted area.
Our 73 Series Sling is for DEEP crescent butt plates. These butt plates have a deep curvature over a relatively small height from toe to heel. They typically have a contoured tang, matching the top crown of the comb and extend forward into an inletted area.
The following accessories can be purchased separately. All accessories are beautifully handcrafted and can be made with same hardware finish and leather shade as that chosen for the sling.CARTRIDGE BANDOLIERS to compliment your Rifle Sling. Our Centerfire version holds 10 rounds and our Rimfire version holds 20. Each is fully adjustable along the length of the rifle sling. They can also do double-duty and act as a shoulder pad if you like. Click Here for the complete independent product listing.
LEVER WRAPS to compliment your Rifle. Click Here for the complete independent product listing.
SHOULDER PADS to compliment your Rifle Sling. Each is full adjustable along the length of the rifle sling. Click Here for the complete independent product listing.
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