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Old 03-31-2021, 02:55 PM
Rolling Thunder Rolling Thunder is offline
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Originally Posted by 4gun-drill View Post
Doesnít look welded and itís not chrome plating, just finish rubbed off from the op rod. Chromed faced receivers were very common though, especially in the 2-4K ser# range. The residue that can be seen around the top of receiver ring is likely old dried grease it can also be seen between the receiver legs. I donít think there is anything there that wonít clean up.
You know with a closer look it may be silver solder. Can you see some running in the barrel threads and on the underneath side? What do you guys think? In hindsight SA wouldn't let a chrome plating job like that leave thehir assembly shops.

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