i think that it needs the lifter assembly. these are from what i hear hard to find. i was told that it is different from the other cal. but the other parts are the same. looking for someone with previous knowledge of them. thanks
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Not sure what problem you are having or why you think you are having problems with the lifter.
i have an 1894 in and it was hanging up pretty good. Some of the lifters have a ball detent and some have a toggle type on them. Mine had the toggle style and there was so much built up crud underneath it that it made it hard to clean out. Once it was cleaned it didn't have issues