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Forum: All About Guns 12-06-2023, 02:51 PM
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Posted By popgun pete
Re: cracks on trigger area

That crack looks like the one in my busted Sea Hornet when during transport stupid packaging decisions by the seller caused a momentary big load on it. With the pin there that cross section is the...
Forum: All About Guns 12-06-2023, 03:58 AM
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Posted By popgun pete
Re: cracks on trigger area

I think that gun has had its day, last thing you want is the gun folding up under band load. You could brace the gun with wood side stocks either side and bolt those fore and aft, but not really...
Forum: All About Guns 01-12-2022, 04:42 PM
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Posted By popgun pete
Re: cracks on trigger area

I drill pin holes to size as at some time I may want to drive the pins out and I don't want the timber to crack. Once when dismantling a long-time favourite gun to my dismay one pin drove out taking...
Forum: All About Guns 01-12-2022, 07:23 AM
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Posted By popgun pete
Re: cracks on trigger area

The mechanism pin holes flank the pocket in the stock that holds the trigger mechanism. This is the weakest part of the gun if it is subjected to side loads during rough handling, such as the gun...
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