What to do with a gun you can’t get parts for

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by daniel craig, Sep 11, 2021.

  1. Sovblocgunfan

    Sovblocgunfan Member

    Jan 24, 2014
    You may want to look around for rifles that have a similarly designed bolt and see if you can find a close match that you can modify.
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  2. wbm

    wbm Member

    May 6, 2008
    New Mexico
    Trade it for one you can get parts for.
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  3. candymancan

    candymancan member

    Jul 30, 2021
    My german built in 1942 double barrel sidebyside shotgun had a broken safety spring. I found a 1900 remington shotgun spring on ebay that looked similsr. But when i got it. It was too long. So i had to bend it slightly and chizzle some wood out of the stock to accommodate it but in the end it worked out great.

    Have you cjecked ebay ? There are people on there posting everything from bolts to tiny screws from various guns.. im sure you can find something
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  4. kimberkid

    kimberkid Member

    Feb 5, 2010
    If you could rent or borrow one of those magnets that roofers use to roll around the yard and pick up dropped nails that would be perfect!

    if that doesn't work out you could buy a complete parts kit for about $200 ... well, its actually a complete gun but you would have all the parts!
    I'd put the best parts of each together to make a complete gun and the other a wall hanger.

    About 10 years ago I bought a leather scabbard for a Romanian M69 trainer, its very nice and was cheap ... I was sure I could put some other 22 rifle in it but nothing really fits, now that you've brought it to mind, maybe I'll just buy a M69 trainer!
    Last edited: Oct 11, 2021
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