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I recently found a sterling arms .22 LR auto pistol. After some digging I found out it is a model 302 and I was just curious if anybody knew much about them? The gun that I found in my attic is in pretty good shape but somehow does not have a trigger or a safety after getting into the gun airtime more I found that the firing pin was broken so I would need to get that replaced as well if I wanted to get it shooting. I am just curious I anybody can give me any more info on it and do you guys think it is worth getting fixed? Thank you and Merry Christmas!!!
 

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The little Sterling 22's were maybe a touch better than a Jennings.
I've had a couple over the years. They have one interesting trait
you should be aware of. The right grip panel is very thin over the
transfer bar that trips the sear. If you grip the gun firmly, it will
jam the bar and nothing will happen when you pull the trigger.
When you loosen your grip it will fire. Not every time, but enough
to be a little disconcerting. Sterling made 22's, a 380, and
right at the end of their life a single shot top break similar to a
contender called the Xcaliber. Some were fairly well built,
some were junk----none of them command a high price.
 
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