Your Opinion Please!

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canuck
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Your Opinion Please!

Post by canuck » Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:12 pm

This is an early Model 8 - does this stock look correct to you?

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kenhwind
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Re: Your Opinion Please!

Post by kenhwind » Sun Mar 31, 2019 7:47 am

IMO: No.
It looks to me like a homemade stock and the wood doesn't even resembles walnut, and has a grain pattern much like more common woods used for general construction. If homemade it looks like a pretty good job.
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canuck
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Re: Your Opinion Please!

Post by canuck » Sun Mar 31, 2019 8:43 am

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ranman
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Re: Your Opinion Please!

Post by ranman » Sun Mar 31, 2019 5:41 pm

Looks like a home made stock not sure if it’s pine but I would guess it’s not walnut. Pretty good job and it looks better to be shape than some I have come across. Butt plate is a keeper not to many style around. How about some pictures of the rest of the old 8. What is date of manufacture.

canuck
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Re: Your Opinion Please!

Post by canuck » Sun Mar 31, 2019 6:49 pm

This is a local gun thats for sale, for quite a dear price I might add, but fairly uncommon to find
DOM is 1911


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kenhwind
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Re: Your Opinion Please!

Post by kenhwind » Mon Apr 01, 2019 12:17 pm

In 25-35, it is certainly worth a consideration to buy unless the price is overboard.
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81police
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Re: Your Opinion Please!

Post by 81police » Tue Apr 02, 2019 6:54 am

Stock profile looks odd in some places. Wood doesn't look like walnut. I'm guessing a well-done replacement.
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