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harmoniums
09-12-2012, 9:57 AM
So I bought a old 16 gauge and during shipping it got damaged.
I don't think the shipper really packaged it all that well, but I do wish to keep it

so heres the damage:

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8298/7977289069_05335224b4_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/25517057@N00/7977289069/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/25517057@N00/7977289069/) by harmoniums (http://www.flickr.com/people/25517057@N00/), on Flickr

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8170/7977289524_24f994aa2a_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/25517057@N00/7977289524/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/25517057@N00/7977289524/) by harmoniums (http://www.flickr.com/people/25517057@N00/), on Flickr

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8440/7977292141_da17cb14fc_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/25517057@N00/7977292141/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/25517057@N00/7977292141/) by harmoniums (http://www.flickr.com/people/25517057@N00/), on Flickr

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8182/7977293907_f4f1de1fd7_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/25517057@N00/7977293907/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/25517057@N00/7977293907/) by harmoniums (http://www.flickr.com/people/25517057@N00/), on Flickr

Any recommendations for a shop to repair it?

Thefeeder
09-12-2012, 2:23 PM
You can try Art's , Midwest Gunworks, or Donnie Genes. These are mainly Browning shops, they may steer you in the right direction if they are not the goto place.

I would also consider putting in a claim with the carrier and possibly send it back to the seller.

You may be skocked at what it costs to do the work needed. It may be more then what you payed for the shotgun.


Last...is it a Simpson or a Merkel?

Jeepers
09-12-2012, 2:58 PM
i am no expert but i would imagine a repair would cost more then having a new stock set made ...

with that said take a look at the repairs here http://www.stockfixrs.com/gallery.htm

ouch1
09-12-2012, 3:11 PM
I recommend Great American Gunstock Company (http://www.gunstocks.com/). I have seen their work before and it is always top notch. Plus they are a California based company, and they will do all of the fitting for you.

-ouch1

Jeepers
09-12-2012, 7:38 PM
I recommend Great American Gunstock Company (http://www.gunstocks.com/). I have seen their work before and it is always top notch. Plus they are a California based company, and they will do all of the fitting for you.

-ouch1

might want to google the reviews for that company ....

003
09-12-2012, 7:45 PM
http://www.domscustomrifles.com/


or


http://www.turnbullmfg.com/

Bigyates
09-13-2012, 12:57 AM
What gun is it and what is the value?

harmoniums
09-13-2012, 10:27 AM
Its a 1920s vintage 16 gauge made by Kavanagh and sons in Dublin Ireland (I collect Irish made/related stuff).

Value is somewhere between $1000-$2000.

ouch1
09-13-2012, 11:18 AM
might want to google the reviews for that company ....

Thanks for the heads up Jeepers. All I said is from the stocks I have seen from them looked good. I did not know about the bad customer service and bad reviews they were getting.

I have some friends who have had good luck when buying stocks from them, but they are local to the Yuba City / Chico area. So they just drive over to the shop for ordering and pickup. I had been considering them for a stock on my .308 bolt gun, but oh well.

I have heard alot of good reviews for Wenig Custom Gunstocks (http://www.wenig.com/) though, and their products in the catalog look good. Maybe the OP should check them out.

-ouch1

Bigyates
09-16-2012, 11:02 AM
Its a 1920s vintage 16 gauge made by Kavanagh and sons in Dublin Ireland (I collect Irish made/related stuff).

Value is somewhere between $1000-$2000.

Try Keith Kearcher or Steve Bertram just google them.
A PS The Stock Doctor

RayPDA
09-16-2012, 10:45 PM
That's a nice looking shotgun and a gnarly break - sorry to see that happened -

Don't know if you have already done so or not, but try posting in the Doubles Gun Shop forum: a bunch of SxS aficionados - may be able to see if they know anyone that specialized in SxS guns?

http://www.doublegunshop.com/forums/ubbthreads.php
good luck!