Picture 3 and picture 4 show
“before and after” of a frame section with old oil and solidified
fails to wipe clean without application of strong cleansers and/or
This external evidence typifies the condition likely to be present
firearm was having trouble
with the trigger reset mechanism and the problems can be attributed
the old and excess lubricant present. This condition was something felt
summer conditions, so any chill would have made what was initially just
into a potential stoppage.
should not be subjected to
the vagaries of excessive oil exposure, since that does increase the
wood rot. Any cracks or injuries that occur to wood are entry points
to absorb and retain the oil and then create problems for any repair to
wood, since adhesives fail to stick when oil intrudes or coats the
Any wood repairs need to have the oil gently removed to minimize damage
finish or structural integrity that is necessary to allow the stocks to
more years of service.
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