Go Back   CMP Forums > CMP Sales > CMP Bolt Action Rifles
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Mark Forums Read

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-11-2018, 01:37 PM
Bailey Bailey is offline
Join Date: Aug 2017
Location: Northern Alabama
Posts: 67
Default Another pawn shop find

A pawn shop near me has a sporterized Smith Corona 1903a3 with a 364xxxx serial number. It appears to have a matching receiver and barrel as well as original sights, but there are two things that slowed me down. First, it looks like someone polished and blued the barrel. You can still read the arsenal mark, but it looks a bit shiny and deep black. Second, the bolt has either been stripped to bare steel or has maybe been chromed, but it is not mirror finish.

I have a rebuild stock from a DCM rifle my Dad bought in the 60's that should fit. Any thoughts on the difficulty of restoring the barrel or bolt?

Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:18 AM.