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  1. Rudolph31 replied to the thread What happened here?.

    Hot dip blue replaced rust blue in 1963-64.

    May 22, 2019 at 6:14 PM
  2. hughscpa replied to the thread What happened here?.

    Okay, that makes some sense then. Would it have been rust blued or hot blued in that year?

    May 22, 2019 at 5:31 PM
  3. Rudolph31 replied to the thread What happened here?.

    Yeah, Browning’s site is lousy even for US imports. After the consecutive serial numbering ended in the ‘50’s, FN used as system...

    May 22, 2019 at 5:03 PM
  4. Tuscaloosa Aubie replied to the thread What happened here?.

    Either shoot it or send it to Art. If you do send it to him it will come back looking like it is brand new.

    May 22, 2019 at 3:00 PM
  5. hughscpa replied to the thread What happened here?.

    This same A-5 has a serial number of FN over 6748337. The 67 is smaller than the other numbers and about the same size as the FN. Can...

    May 22, 2019 at 2:58 PM
  6. Ranger6 replied to the thread Action Spring Length in Auto-5 Clones.

    Ok we’re talking a few bucks here. Order the new(right) spring and friction pieces. Put them on and test it out. Don’t try to re-create the...

    May 21, 2019 at 10:58 PM
  7. Hcompton79 replied to the thread Action Spring Length in Auto-5 Clones.

    Alright, I will hold off on that approach. The new action spring for the Savage 720 is available, but as far as I can tell based on the...

    May 21, 2019 at 10:53 PM
  8. Ranger6 replied to the thread Action Spring Length in Auto-5 Clones.

    Damn started typing a reply about an hour ago and posted. The page refreshed and I seen your post Rudolph31.

    May 21, 2019 at 10:46 PM
  9. Ranger6 liked Rudolph31's post in the thread Action Spring Length in Auto-5 Clones.

    That’s not something I would do.

    May 21, 2019 at 10:45 PM
  10. Ranger6 replied to the thread Action Spring Length in Auto-5 Clones.

    I don’t know if I would recommend that. Is the new spring available? Then buy that and keep it like it’s suppose to be. You may cause more...

    May 21, 2019 at 10:45 PM
  11. Rudolph31 replied to the thread Action Spring Length in Auto-5 Clones.

    That’s not something I would do.

    May 21, 2019 at 10:01 PM
  12. Hcompton79 replied to the thread Action Spring Length in Auto-5 Clones.

    I got a reply from one parts retailer saying that the length for a new production Savage 720 action spring is 12 7/8". So I think that the...

    May 21, 2019 at 8:33 PM
  13. jlp liked Ranger6's post in the thread What happened here?.

    Send it to art or shoot it the way it is. Don’t think you gonna get it off without needing to re-blue it.

    May 21, 2019 at 8:18 PM
  14. BGD replied to the thread Tang Screw stuck A5.

    Do you think a manual impact screwdriver would help. I am thinking about ordering the brownells bits again and using a manual impact...

    May 21, 2019 at 7:21 PM
  15. Rudolph31 liked Ranger6's post in the thread What happened here?.

    Send it to art or shoot it the way it is. Don’t think you gonna get it off without needing to re-blue it.

    May 21, 2019 at 6:09 PM
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