More coats of Tung Oil on the stocks. Final paint on the receiver. Reassembled the cleaned action and trigger.
I need to order the Williams fiber optic dovetail barrel mount set for the 60. I'm waiting on a Model 100 style trigger guard for the 80G. I'm happy with the 60 stock, I think a few more coats on the 80G.
Crap, the last shot hold open lever is broken. It didn't work when I got it, but it was so dirty and the spring was off. I just put it back in the receiver and still didn't work, had to take a different 60 apart to compare.
Midway is out, Brownells is too expensive. Found one on eBay, buy it now with shipping $9.45. My $75 gun is now an $85 gun, then up to $110 because I also ordered the Williams 70742 fiber optic sight set. Oh well.
Another snow day today, so I put the 80G back together. I added sling swivels and I put the original trigger guard back on, but I have a Marlin 100 style on order form Numerich, just hasn't shipped yet.
The replacement last shot hold open lever arrived along with the Williams fiber optic sight set, so the 60 is back together.
There must be 2 styles of lsho levers, my broken one was held on with an E clip where it passed through the side plate. The post of the one I received is shorter where it goes through the side plate. It's in there, but not held in place with the clip. I had to trim the ejector/lifter spring a bit to stop it from rubbing on the lsho lever. It functions fine so I'll leave it.
Original, wasn't in bad shape outside, but filthy inside.
After, Minwax Gunstock stain and Tung Oil finish. Not much different in the pics but looks really nice in person. The grain is pretty nice on this pedestrian Birch stock.
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