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  1. That is going to be one hell of a hunt for a...

    That is going to be one hell of a hunt for a replacement stock. What a challenge, but the results if successful will be well worth it! I kind of wish I had that problem.....
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    I'm not sure what the Swiss used as a finish for...

    I'm not sure what the Swiss used as a finish for their wood, but you may be surprised at how close the handguard and stock match up once you get the stock hydrated and coated with the correct finish....
  3. In 30 years of service and then 8 years of...

    In 30 years of service and then 8 years of retirement, my 226 only failed once but it was my fault. Somehow, I loaded a .380 in the magazine. The 226 fired it but wouldn't extract it! My friend just...
  4. Makes it nicer to shoot too! It is definitely a...

    Makes it nicer to shoot too! It is definitely a "shoot and scoot" personal defense weapon, but my P226 won't fit in the pockets of my pants and shorts!
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    Congrats!!

    Congrats!!
  6. They said they would fix it each time,and each...

    They said they would fix it each time,and each time it sat at the shop for 3 weeks. The first time with the extractor they fixed it and about a year later it fell out. The last 2 times,I gave up on...
  7. My personal everyday CCW is their little LCP in...

    My personal everyday CCW is their little LCP in .380. Not much goid past 10 feet even with the red dot laser (?). It is easy to carry but the take down pin broke once and the extractor has broken...
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    Saved another one! Congrats and nice work!

    Saved another one! Congrats and nice work!
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    Good info, thanks!

    Good info, thanks!
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    Is that serial number on the butt stock socket...

    Is that serial number on the butt stock socket specific to No 5's?
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    Looks like a rifle with some true character and...

    Looks like a rifle with some true character and experience.
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    The rifle was sent to Brian today. Brian, please...

    The rifle was sent to Brian today. Brian, please feel free to share any observations from it once you get a chance to diagnose it. Thanks!
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    All finished except the bolt. She was a real mess...

    All finished except the bolt. She was a real mess inside with a lot of hardened cosmoline and oil based gunk. The wood needed a couple of stripping sessions and 4 coats of RLO but it came out pretty...
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    I believe there are 15 numbered parts on a Type...

    I believe there are 15 numbered parts on a Type 38 and you have to hunt for them
    The number on the floor plate is in the inside under the spring. Another is on the stem of the safety knob and...
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    I was only short $6995.00......

    I was only short $6995.00......
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    Hopefuly jangle or bobq will be along to help...

    Hopefuly jangle or bobq will be along to help you. They were able to help me identify my Type 38 and approximate year of manufacture. Good looking rifle. Do the manufacturer numbers all match up?
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    The gun has been completely dismantled other than...

    The gun has been completely dismantled other than the safety and the rear sight. I found lots of cosmoline and a little bit of rust. It was pretty obvious that it hadn't been serviced or cleaned for...
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    I'm not an art person, but I would definitely...

    I'm not an art person, but I would definitely display that in my gunroom!
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    So that leads to a question for us novice...

    So that leads to a question for us novice collectors - what do you look for to determine if your carbine is original? I broke down my Underwood and completed a data sheet which revealed it has all of...
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    What's even more amazing is all of the people...

    What's even more amazing is all of the people with "numbers matching" carbines.......
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    I have a gallon of RLO sitting in the cabinet!

    I have a gallon of RLO sitting in the cabinet!
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    I wish I could only buy matching guns, but that...

    I wish I could only buy matching guns, but that was always a difficult thing to do when the market was flush and is now extremely difficult. I was lucky to find this No 4 and the No 5 in the current...
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    So I picked up the No 5 yesterday. The bolts from...

    So I picked up the No 5 yesterday. The bolts from both the No 5 and the No 4 work flawlessly in the No 5. When I tried them in the No 4, they both displayed resistance in the same exact place. This...
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    Thank you gentlemen! That finish will be removed...

    Thank you gentlemen! That finish will be removed by the end of tomorrow. The No 5 is such an oddball in the Enfield family so I wasn't sure if some country had felt that varnish would be a good guard...
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    Last batch. Thanks again!

    Last batch. Thanks again!
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