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I've got to keep my
off these gun auction sites.:eek:

Anyway, I bid on and won, hands down, the ugliest Mak I ever saw.....period.

It was listed as a "Century .380" and I bet you a fair wager it is 9x18 cal. when I get it.

I won it for the staggering sum of $103.51


I major slide refinishing is in store.
 

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I followed that one, and IIRC, the frame appeared to have a lined-out serial like Century was famous for doing. Seller only showed 1 pic of the flip side, where they usually renumbered when they lined out a serial, and it was so far away and at an angle, I couldn't tell for certain.

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well, for the price, as long as it's functional you did great. Get something that will remove all that crap, get some Van's Instant Gun Blue and reblue the sucker and you'll have a nice gun!
 

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A course dremel buffing wheel will take it off in short order I'm almost positive. I've got 2 or 3 projects in line ahead of it however.
I plan on buffing, sanding then having a local smith hot blue it, cheap. Should be as good as new then.
 

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Second thoughts - when you get the pistol in hand Parasite, let us know if you think it's something we should be doing to our Maks also.
I don't think you'll have to worry about that NB, I wouldn't wish that on anyone's Mak.


The poor little thing, I felt so sorry for it.:( It reminded me of one of those abused and doomed puppies at the animal shelter. Compasion came over me and I had to rescue it.

There's got to be the proverbial "diamond in the rough" hidden somewhere underneath all that toxic looking mess.

namnuts, your new EG used to look just like it.
just kidding:p
 
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