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    I emailed Apex and asked about the wood in their...

    I emailed Apex and asked about the wood in their MKI parts set and asked about its condition. Specifically if it could be made to look nice for a double dovetail build.
    The reply was "its rough" so...
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    There are a few out there but slim pickings....

    There are a few out there but slim pickings.
    Anytime I see original parts at a good price I typically drag them home.
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    A little over $200 US dollars for the complete...

    A little over $200 US dollars for the complete set.

    My bank wanted $55 for an international wire transfer.
    I used a free app TransferWise and the fee was around $2
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    That's going to take a tad longer...........

    That's going to take a tad longer...........
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    Received my new MKI Bren wood from across the...

    Received my new MKI Bren wood from across the pond and I am VERY pleased.
    With the limited stock hardware I have on hand it fits prefect.

    Wood is walnut and looks to be manufactured to correct...
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    Will do for sure!

    Will do for sure!
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    Found an app to transfer funds (Transferwise)...

    Found an app to transfer funds (Transferwise) that is cheap and easy and just ordered some new MKI wood.
    Woohoo!
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    Pretty bummed out. I decided to pull the trigger...

    Pretty bummed out.
    I decided to pull the trigger on ordering a set of wood from D&B only to hit a road block since they do not want to use paypal for an international order. Bank wire transfer only...
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    If they exist a pic is worth a thousand words. ...

    If they exist a pic is worth a thousand words.

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    Under $100 USD is good to go.
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    I prefer the real stuff. If the brand new wood...

    I prefer the real stuff.
    If the brand new wood is NOS original I would gladly take one , or two.
    If the new stuff is new manufacture I would take two used originals for L50...
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    Watching a MKI parts set listed now for a...

    Watching a MKI parts set listed now for a grand......
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    Thats the only set I have found and its L50 / $55...

    Thats the only set I have found and its L50 / $55 USD air cargo shipping.
    It bumps the stripped wood up to around $200 USD delivered.

    Its about my only option right now and I still have to source...
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    Right now it looks like my only option is to buy...

    Right now it looks like my only option is to buy the repo wood or keep looking.
    It's too bad there is no stash of service replacement unearthed but most were either used up or firewood now.

    I...
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    Bren MKI humpback wood stock

    Looking for one and wondering where the heck all the original or if reproductions were made where they went. D&B has what looks like a nice set but shipping across the pond is not cheap.

    How many...
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    WTB: Bren MKI wood stock

    I am picking up parts for a semi auto Bren MKI doube dovetail build project.
    Looking for a MKI stock that I can either restore for use of a source for new wood.
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