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Offline J.E. Moore

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Stocks from mexico
« on: October 12, 2018, 12:31:03 AM »
We're these stocks sold through Dixie gun works?

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Re: Stocks from mexico
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2018, 01:09:45 AM »
What stocks?
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Offline J.E. Moore

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Re: Stocks from mexico
« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2018, 02:12:13 AM »
The one I have is stamped in ink "made in mexico" inside the barrel channel.  Probably from the seventies. A full stock.
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Re: Stocks from mexico
« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2018, 03:48:04 AM »
Your not being very clear about your question.  Maybe a pic or an explanation of what you are asking about.
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Re: Stocks from mexico
« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2018, 01:57:21 PM »
I bought a 32 cal. flintlock rifle a few years back off of a online gun auction. The rifle was rather ugly looking like a cross.between a boat paddle and a hockey stick so I got it at a decent price. The rifle does shoot very well, the barrel is stamped Dixie gun works 32cal. It looks much like a Douglas barrel to me. The triggers are stamped made in Italy and are of the double/single set type. The lock is Italian as well. The hardware looks like some of the ones I remember the selling. The stock is plain maple and looks like what some of the Dixie kit guns look like from then. I found it odd that it was ink stamped inside the barrel channel made in mexico. I wasn't aware that they were longrifle stocks made in mexico bit of course there's alot I don't know. I have read that Kirkland had purchased parts from Europe and other places.
 Im in the process now of reshaping the stock trying to make it look decent. I plan on putting some fake stripes on it as well. I'll have to repair some of the inlets as well, there poorly done.
 I guess I just found it odd that a longrifle.stock to be cut out and rough shaped in Mexico and was curious as if these were imported and sold through dgw.