By DAVID PARISH CALLED many things, some not very complimentary, the club rifle is generally referred to as the "Club Gun". The average firearms dealer may not be skilled enough to do this but should know of somebody who The firing pin and spring mechanism as viewed from the underside of the breech block.The internal mechanism is removed by unscrewing from the rear.
Like everything else it is not difficult when you know what you are doing, but a poor job can make things worse.The BSA "Piled Arms" motif is stamped on the LHS of the action side plate. believes he has had 12/15 rifles, in the 60,000 range, pass through his hands with serial numbers not so prefixed.The aperture rear-sight of the 12/15 is still virtually a retro-fit, although a standard item when the rifle first went into production post-war in 1946/47. We're less convinced on this one; however, we wouldn't be so pedantic as to deny any possibility - to do so in such circumstances is usually a mistake.We found this example of the BSA 12/15 in a gunshop and, although it had been privately owned, it proved ideal to illustrate avid Parish 's points about the club 12/15. If there is a nick or burr at the muzzle or any cord wear from a pull-through, then this must be seen to by somebody who knows what they are doing.It was basically in good condition, but required a few detail points of attention as outlined in the article. If there is any wear at the muzzle it should be shortened and recrowned.