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Win M88 stock. From Anywhere!

Discussion in 'Parts & Accessories Wanted' started by Jamie6.5, Aug 31, 2012.

  1. Jamie6.5

    Jamie6.5 Western OR Well-Known Member

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    I have a friend that is in need of an original stock for a Model88 Winchester lever gun.

    He purchased the gun in pristine condition, and the stock was broken in transit under the care of FedEX. The stock is broken completely in two at the wrist.

    It is a pre-64 model, and he really doesn't want to put a re-pro on it.

    If anyone knows of one available I'd appreciate it.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. jbett98

    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Couple on GunBroker. Better sit down, $325.00 and 525.00. Hope FedEx is paying for damages.
     
  3. deadeye

    deadeye Albany,OR. Moderator Staff Member

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  4. Jamie6.5

    Jamie6.5 Western OR Well-Known Member

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    He hopes they will. He can't initiate it though, the shipper (Cabelas) has to. This is for an otherwise pristine pre-64, and takes the "cloverleaf" type, so I am sure SOMEBODY will step up!!

    He is in Alaska, and says his FFL has seen this MANY times with FedEX and guns.

    Thanks for the replies guys.
    Keep them coming!
    Especially if you know someone with an original.
     
  5. coop44

    coop44 Tacoma ,WA Well-Known Member

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    probably intentional, never had problems with ups
     
  6. Jamie6.5

    Jamie6.5 Western OR Well-Known Member

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    Bump for an original equipment stock.

    Thanks for looking.
     
  7. jbett98

    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Please explain "cloverleaf type". Are you talking about an oak leaf design embossed on the stock?
     
  8. kukusya

    kukusya King County Wa Active Member

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    Friends of mine have mod88 that not working. I can ask him to sell stock if you want
     
  9. Jamie6.5

    Jamie6.5 Western OR Well-Known Member

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    The difference is the shape of the relief in the tang area.
    here is a pic:
    88%20OldNew0.jpg
    The older style is the cloverleaf type, and is the one on top in the photo.

    Thanks for the help guys.
     
  10. Jamie6.5

    Jamie6.5 Western OR Well-Known Member

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    I sent you a PM.
    Thanks for the help.
    You might also ask him if he'll sell the whole gun, and what price he has in mind.
     
  11. Jamie6.5

    Jamie6.5 Western OR Well-Known Member

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    Bump-a-roony for a buddy!
     
  12. Jamie6.5

    Jamie6.5 Western OR Well-Known Member

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    One month bump.

    Thanks for looking.
     
  13. Jamie6.5

    Jamie6.5 Western OR Well-Known Member

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    Anyone?
    Beuhler?
     
  14. Jamie6.5

    Jamie6.5 Western OR Well-Known Member

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    One last time.
     
  15. madmax

    madmax woodburn Active Member

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    I have a 88a in 308
    bad barrel, no stock complete other then that.

    needs a good home