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 Post subject: Stoeger shotgun machining question
PostPosted: Sun May 24, 2020 12:07 pm 
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I bought a new SXS from Stoeger. When it came one of the choke skirts was wrecked. Upon removal I noticed a bead of metal near the choke barrel lip. Do you think Stoeger can fix this or should I request new barrels?




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 Post subject: Re: Stoeger shotgun machining question
PostPosted: Sun May 24, 2020 12:51 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Stoeger shotgun machining question
PostPosted: Sun May 24, 2020 12:57 pm 
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I certainly will send it back because this is dangerous. But my question to gunsmiths was if that bead were removed, then would not the lip still be compromised and expose the skirt to oncoming traffic?


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 Post subject: Re: Stoeger shotgun machining question
PostPosted: Sun May 24, 2020 1:06 pm 
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Being a Stoeger, I really doubt you'll be able to DICTATE the outcome. Send it back, and they'll repair or replace at their prerogative.

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 Post subject: Re: Stoeger shotgun machining question
PostPosted: Sun May 24, 2020 1:14 pm 
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Will do. I”ll follow up down the road on this. Thanks.


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 Post subject: Re: Stoeger shotgun machining question
PostPosted: Mon Jun 22, 2020 2:42 pm 
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Stoeger is replacing the whole shotgun, not trying to fix it or replace the barrels.


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 Post subject: Re: Stoeger shotgun machining question
PostPosted: Fri Jun 26, 2020 12:37 pm 
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Wow. The Brazilian factory has been closed, and Stoeger has no stock of any coach guns. I might see a replacement this year. As to how a gun with a barrel obstruction made it to market, endangering a buyer, like most companies importing, they sample a selection for QC and pass all if those pass. Time for a QC process review Stoeger. Needless to say, please self inspect and clean any new firearm for those new buyers out there. Be safe.




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