Thread: Correct Grade?
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Old 09-11-2019, 07:44 AM
TSimonetti TSimonetti is offline
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Originally Posted by Craftsman View Post
I can vouch for the light grey park being original finish for a late war SA.
I received a 3.6 SA service grade a few years back that was all be a flat 9 op rod and 19 A8 bolt correct, the best rifle I've ever received via CMP mail order, right down to the excellent NFR stock set. Rolling Thunder at the time confirmed that the metal finish was original and it is the same light grey park as on the auction rifle.
I’m willing to believe the TG is quite possibly original finish but I’m not convinced. I’ve seen light gray original finish on late war SA TG’s. The gray on this TG seems atypical to me, but maybe it’s due to dry metal or lighting?

But the TG isn’t really important compared to the bolt.

Last edited by TSimonetti; 09-11-2019 at 12:17 PM.
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