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Old 02-15-2019, 06:56 AM
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Does CMP park metal and refinish wood themselves or is it outsourced?
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Old 02-15-2019, 07:00 AM
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Very well done! Transformation pics , very nice!
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Old 02-15-2019, 07:03 AM
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Does CMP park metal and refinish wood themselves or is it outsourced?
I probably shouldn't answer as I don't know for sure, but I'm fairly certain I remember reading that they use an outside local vendor.
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Old 02-15-2019, 07:22 AM
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I probably shouldn't answer as I don't know for sure, but I'm fairly certain I remember reading that they use an outside local vendor.
I remember reading it somewhere too.
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Old 02-15-2019, 07:34 AM
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I remember reading it somewhere too.
You'd think that the number of parts they need parkerized would make it well worth doing themselves.
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Old 02-15-2019, 09:59 PM
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You may want to consider replacing the trigger guard. Those lugs are really flat and has to affect lock up and accuracy
Thanks. Yeah, I should've caught that before I shipped it off. Ah well. I'll just dig into my on-hand stash to find a better replacement.
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Old 02-16-2019, 07:13 AM
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What's nice about this, besides the cosmetics, is the rifle is preserved, with proper maintenance (oiling, greasing) for decades to come.
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Old 02-17-2019, 03:36 PM
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Nice work well done got to love these old war horses if they could only talk
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