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 Post subject: Charles Daly, Miroku parts
PostPosted: Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:15 pm 
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I have a Miroku made Charles Daly12 ga. O/U shotgun that needs a lower barrel hammer spring. It is the "V" type.
I used to get my parts for B&C Gunsmithing in Lake Havasu city, AZ. The owner's name was Robert Storm.
Both his business phone and house phone have been disconnected.
Does anyone know what has happened to him or his business?
Does anyone know where I can get parts for these guns, or who can make a "V" spring.

JCN




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 Post subject: Re: Charles Daly, Miroku parts
PostPosted: Sat Oct 17, 2020 6:03 pm 
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Not positive but I do believe Citori parts innerchange.


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 Post subject: Re: Charles Daly, Miroku parts
PostPosted: Sun Oct 18, 2020 5:15 am 
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This was passed on to me and is good info.

http://www.leeroysramblings.com/Gun%20A ... tguns.html


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 Post subject: Re: Charles Daly, Miroku parts
PostPosted: Sun Oct 18, 2020 5:46 am 
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ohio mike wrote:
Not positive but I do believe Citori parts innerchange.

The very early Citori's used Vee springs, but I don't think they're available either.

B&C had their Miroku parts listed on ebay about a year or so ago. Don't know what happened to Mr. Storm.


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 Post subject: Re: Charles Daly, Miroku parts
PostPosted: Mon Oct 19, 2020 9:25 am 
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Thanking everyone for their input. Citori parts will not interchange with Charles Daly.
I am trying to find a gunsmith who can make a V spring.

Sheridens


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 Post subject: Re: Charles Daly, Miroku parts
PostPosted: Mon Oct 19, 2020 10:52 pm 
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Wisner's in Adna, Washington apparently no longer makes hammer springs for the Miroku/Daly O/U and Robert Storms is long gone. You might try Bob's Gun Parts in Royal, AR.

FWIW, a forum member, rbertalotto, posted a photo of a coil spring conversion that he made on his Miroku/Daly last year. You may want to contact him. http://www.rvbprecision.com

DF

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 Post subject: Re: Charles Daly, Miroku parts
PostPosted: Tue Oct 20, 2020 11:02 am 
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Had conversion to coil springs performed 20+ yrs ago with Charles Daly 28 gauge. Gunsmith used corresponding Browning Citori parts and it has performed flawlessly since. Cost was well worth it.


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 Post subject: Re: Charles Daly, Miroku parts
PostPosted: Tue Oct 20, 2020 5:19 pm 
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This is the first I heard miroku could be converted to coil springs using Citori parts. The very last of the Charles Dalys had coil springs, so this would make sense, but I heard the citori has gone thru many changes since those days. Is your gunsmith still around?


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 Post subject: Re: Charles Daly, Miroku parts
PostPosted: Wed Oct 21, 2020 8:39 am 
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Sheridens wrote:
This is the first I heard miroku could be converted to coil springs using Citori parts. The very last of the Charles Dalys had coil springs, so this would make sense, but I heard the citori has gone thru many changes since those days. Is your gunsmith still around?



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