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Old 09-11-2019, 09:51 PM   #1
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A member off another form bought two rifles from a gentlemen. When the buyer got home from work and started looking in the barrel this is what he saw. What would you expect the seller to do


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Old 09-11-2019, 09:53 PM   #2
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Did he have a chance to look at rifles before purchase ?


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Old 09-11-2019, 10:00 PM   #3
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Seems like he should have noticed that before handing over money
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Old 09-11-2019, 10:01 PM   #4
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Ive had two issues similar to this.. guys ive bought stuff from when I asked how it shot they'll reply ''ive never shot it" as if it gives them an out on the gun working improperly etc... but I usually try to look down the barrel if I can. hope they make it right
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Old 09-11-2019, 10:10 PM   #5
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If he bought them in person he only has himself to blame. If they were bought online and the condition was misrepresented then I’d expect a refund.
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Old 09-11-2019, 10:11 PM   #6
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Clean it up prob shoots fine


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Old 09-11-2019, 10:14 PM   #7
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The seller also offered him a $100 back...…..
Like I said, sorry man... Take the money, and have a gunsmith
resurface it...….
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Old 09-11-2019, 10:46 PM   #8
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If I bought that off another forum Iíd chalk that up to experience. If that happened here, Iíd burn the guys chances of selling anything here to the ground if he didnít make it right.


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Old 09-11-2019, 10:52 PM   #9
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Is that rust inside the chamber?

Can’t just clean it and shoot it?
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Old 09-11-2019, 11:08 PM   #10
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Is that rust inside the chamber?

Canít just clean it and shoot it?
I bought some British service rifles looking like that and just polished them up
With metal polish and a electric drill ( they had been shot with ww2 corrosive primers and cordite ) they cleaned up nice no problems
But canít tell by the pictures if this is worse?
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Old 09-11-2019, 11:26 PM   #11
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Is that rust inside the chamber?

Canít just clean it and shoot it?
That's what it looks like to me.If so,nothing to it.

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Old 09-11-2019, 11:36 PM   #12
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If I bought that off another forum Iíd chalk that up to experience. If that happened here, Iíd burn the guys chances of selling anything here to the ground if he didnít make it right.


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Lol... tough guy alert!

Could have been an honest mistake, also tons of responsibility lies upon the buyer to look a product over before he buys....
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Old 09-12-2019, 05:36 AM   #13
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I would believe a little vagisil would take that off

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Old 09-12-2019, 05:54 AM   #14
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I would believe a little vagisil would take that off

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Ohh this is great!!!!


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Old 09-12-2019, 05:58 AM   #15
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what is your involvement in the deal?
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Old 09-12-2019, 06:11 AM   #16
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Nothing, if I buy used anything and I don't inspect it and there is an issue it's all on me.
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Old 09-12-2019, 06:56 AM   #17
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Caveat emptor unless the seller made specific claims that the rifles were in pristine condition and well oiled with no rust.

That looks like simply surface rust; if so, that could have developed overnight by a little moisture. Still, if the gun was properly lubricated, it would not have happened.
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Old 09-12-2019, 08:47 AM   #18
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Nothing, if I buy used anything and I don't inspect it and there is an issue it's all on me.
My thoughts as well. I buy used to save money. I know thereís a chance Iím buying someone elseís mistake, but Iíll come out ahead in the long run. If I lose money on one Iíll make it up on the next 10 I buy without issue.
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Old 09-12-2019, 08:52 AM   #19
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Spray some rem oil on it and go shoot it.
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Old 09-12-2019, 08:54 AM   #20
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Buyers fault. It would be like buying a truck and not looking under the hood.
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Old 09-12-2019, 08:54 AM   #21
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Whats the bolt face look like, that should be your first indicator. But a brass brush and a drill will clean that right up.
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Old 09-12-2019, 09:00 AM   #22
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Need more info... So what was the purchase price and how does it shoot??
Is that a Savage?
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Old 09-12-2019, 09:18 AM   #23
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If I bought that off another forum Iíd chalk that up to experience. If that happened here, Iíd burn the guys chances of selling anything here to the ground if he didnít make it right.


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Why would you blame someone else for your mistake here and not somewhere else?
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Old 09-12-2019, 09:25 AM   #24
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How is the rest of the bore?? Take an undersized brass brush & wrap it with 0000 steel wool & that will clean the chamber right up.

If the lead / rifling is damaged then it could affect the accuracy, but I've seen plenty of bores that look like gator skin shoot lights out. Let the paper indicate if it's a keeper, not the looks of the internals.
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Old 09-12-2019, 09:28 AM   #25
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Buyer beware
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Old 09-12-2019, 10:12 AM   #26
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I enlarged the picture and see brass and rust is this correct? There is a real sharp burr on the chamber mouth as well. Need a little more information to determine what is in there. What does the bolt face look like, is the extractor and ejector still good? Someone bought another man's junk, your bud got his eyes poked out with that purchase.

I would take it to a good gunsmith and let them run a bore scope in the chamber and the throat. If that is just rust build up then the bolt and trigger needs to be taken apart and cleaned as well.

I would not just go shoot it, but I aint the one owning it so do what you want I reckon.
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Old 09-12-2019, 10:49 AM   #27
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I would burn to the ground every town that anyone the seller ever knew lived in, no question about it.
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Old 09-12-2019, 11:05 AM   #28
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If it was bought in person, thats on the buyer.
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Old 09-12-2019, 01:35 PM   #29
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I would burn to the ground every town that anyone the seller ever knew lived in, no question about it.


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Old 09-12-2019, 01:43 PM   #30
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I wouldn't expect the seller to do anything.

I would expect the buyer to fully inspect anything he buys and not throw a fit about it....
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Old 09-12-2019, 03:37 PM   #31
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I am not even sure what I am looking at

Is that a few grains of yellow malrin in the chamber?
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