this doesn't look right

this doesn't look right

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    this doesn't look right

    bought a new rock island shotgun today, took the stock off and this is what I find.



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    I'd send it back. Eventually that stock will loosen up and it wont stay on.
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    I agree, someone screwed up and tried to pass it along.

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    Definitely poor quality control. Take it back and buy a Remington.

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    Dang..Good luck replacing it man..

    One time in a motel I found a gun under the bed..
    But it was broken in half and a bb gun ha.
    But still like whaa

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    I would take it back to where you bought it...since you just purchased it and get refunded or credit for another purchase.
    If they won't do anything to make it right and you paid VIA credit card then just dispute it with your credit card co. as defective merchandise.
    Keep in mind that a manufacturing defect like that would not be the fault of the gun dealer but, they should be the folks to ship it back.
    Your money was not defective - you should not get defective merchandise for your money.
    Hopefully the place you bought it from will have a decent return policy.
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    I used to have a remington, good gun but i could never get used to the safety on it. I grew up with a mavrick 88. then got the remington used, sold it and got a mossberg 500. still have that but I put some $$ into it. I wanted a cheaper shotgun for the house

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    I got it at a gun show from a dealer table. as it turns out the dealer isn't local.

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    I would still try to contact the dealer you bought it from. If you cannot find him and you paid with a credit card, stop the payment. He will certainly find you.

    If you paid cash ... you may have to live with it or resale it at the next gun show (that might not be a good idea either). It certainly appears to me to be poorly machined.
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    I am wondering if it is dangerous to shoot?

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    Quote Originally Posted by anj4657 View Post
    I am wondering if it is dangerous to shoot?
    I wonder the same thing. There's not much "meat" between the 2 bores and the threads make that situation worse. I suspect it will hold together but for how long? I would be leary to shoot it too. You could have it assessed by a gunsmith for his opinion.

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    Send these photos to Rock Island, it's obviously a manufacturing issue. If they care about their product, they should make it right no matter where you bought it.
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    Gun shows can be places where people sell off bad stuff they don't want in their stores, just like a car lot will run vehicles through an auto auction, buyer beware....!
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    This is why I would rather pay a little more at a local gun shop that I frequent. I get to know them and they get to know me. If I have a problem, they take care of it...and me. In the long run, you're better off. All you have to do is get hosed on one purchase and you've lost all you've saved over time and then some.
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    That would go in for replacement if mine

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    Quote Originally Posted by anj4657 View Post
    I got it at a gun show from a dealer table. as it turns out the dealer isn't local.
    "Buyer beware" comes to mind...
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