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Remington 788 .44 Mag. question

asopasop Member Posts: 7,154 ✭✭✭
edited June 2009 in Ask the Experts
Picked up one recently and the clear finish on the wood has a few slight "drip" marks on it. Did they dunk these stocks or might it be a refinish job? Also the butt plate is slightly longer than the end of the stock! Sanded stock or did they come this way? Thanks

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  • nononsensenononsense Member, Moderator Posts: 10,524 ******
    edited November -1
    asop,

    It sounds suspiciously like someone had their way that stock. It would be rare to see a factory stock with drips combined with a slightly oversize butt plate. Most likely this was an attempt to clean up the stock and refinish it.

    Best.
  • JustCJustC Member, Moderator Posts: 16,035 ******
    edited November -1
    quote:Originally posted by nononsense
    asop,

    It sounds suspiciously like someone had their way that stock. It would be rare to see a factory stock with drips combined with a slightly oversize butt plate. Most likely this was an attempt to clean up the stock and refinish it.

    Best.




    +1, no factory stock will exibit drip or runmarks.
  • dcs shootersdcs shooters Member Posts: 10,969
    edited November -1
    The stock on the 788-44mag I had was finished very good from the factory.
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