Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
#11535624 - 10/27/16 Does anyone have their Marlin apart, or perhaps has an extra buttstock laying around?  
Joined: Jul 2005
Posts: 810
3584ELK Offline
Campfire Regular
3584ELK  Offline
Campfire Regular

Joined: Jul 2005
Posts: 810
Algona, WA
It's not that I want your butt! I just need a photo of your stock, similar to the pose below. If I had a stock to show them, I would not be here with hat in hand.

I am struggling with Boyd's after they sent me a buttstock with the tang attachment hole off- center and over size.

[Linked Image]

They do not believe me when I tell them a tapered fastener is used in that hole, and in order to keep the stock tight, the hole must ALSO be tight! Of course, being centered is necessary as well.

This is what we get when we raise a generation of educated idiots with zero mechanical skills!


"I didn't realize we had so many snipers in this country." by J23
CMG 300 BP

#11538334 - 10/28/16 Re: Does anyone have their Marlin apart, or perhaps has an extra buttstock laying around? [Re: 3584ELK]  
Joined: Aug 2007
Posts: 11,398
g5m Offline
Campfire 'Bwana
g5m  Offline
Campfire 'Bwana

Joined: Aug 2007
Posts: 11,398
desert
Boyd's won't take it back?


Deplorable retired cat herder

Dear Sir or Madam:
You may be right.
#11538886 - 10/29/16 Re: Does anyone have their Marlin apart, or perhaps has an extra buttstock laying around? [Re: 3584ELK]  
Joined: Jul 2005
Posts: 810
3584ELK Offline
Campfire Regular
3584ELK  Offline
Campfire Regular

Joined: Jul 2005
Posts: 810
Algona, WA
They are giving me flak because its a custom model and claim there is nothing wrong with it...perhaps I am too picky?


"I didn't realize we had so many snipers in this country." by J23
#11538988 - 10/29/16 Re: Does anyone have their Marlin apart, or perhaps has an extra buttstock laying around? [Re: 3584ELK]  
Joined: Aug 2007
Posts: 11,398
g5m Offline
Campfire 'Bwana
g5m  Offline
Campfire 'Bwana

Joined: Aug 2007
Posts: 11,398
desert
Perhaps they are avoiding responsibility for sending out a non-useable item.

And as soon as you try to fit your rifle on it to check the hole they will say they won't take it back.

Maybe try to talk to someone higher up in the company.


Deplorable retired cat herder

Dear Sir or Madam:
You may be right.
#11541203 - 10/30/16 Re: Does anyone have their Marlin apart, or perhaps has an extra buttstock laying around? [Re: 3584ELK]  
Joined: Oct 2007
Posts: 765
melchung Offline
Campfire Regular
melchung  Offline
Campfire Regular

Joined: Oct 2007
Posts: 765
Kaunakakai, Molokai, Hawaii
I had bad luck with Boyd's before and so have other people. Buyer beware...Mel

Alpha

#11745382 - 01/17/17 Re: Does anyone have their Marlin apart, or perhaps has an extra buttstock laying around? [Re: 3584ELK]  
Joined: Jul 2005
Posts: 810
3584ELK Offline
Campfire Regular
3584ELK  Offline
Campfire Regular

Joined: Jul 2005
Posts: 810
Algona, WA
2nd try resulted in more of the same- a HUGE hole drilled off- center.

More attempts to get Boyd's to answer. If you ever have to deal with CS person named Tera- good luck. You will need all the luck and patience the gods can send you.

Currently, a CS lead is working the issue. I don't expect much at this point. I imagine I will be using some Acraglas to accurately fix the attachment hole.


"I didn't realize we had so many snipers in this country." by J23
#11745415 - 01/17/17 Re: Does anyone have their Marlin apart, or perhaps has an extra buttstock laying around? [Re: 3584ELK]  
Joined: Jan 2016
Posts: 696
whackem_stackem Offline
Campfire Regular
whackem_stackem  Offline
Campfire Regular

Joined: Jan 2016
Posts: 696
Minnesota
Originally Posted by 3584ELK
They are giving me flak because its a custom model and claim there is nothing wrong with it...perhaps I am too picky?

I had the same problem with them.
They must have used a dull router bit when they cut out the tang area. It was not even close to being straight.
They refused to take it back because it was a custom stock. The only thing custom about it was they cut the lop and rough fit a pad.


Music washes away the dust of everyday life
#11748125 - 01/18/17 Re: Does anyone have their Marlin apart, or perhaps has an extra buttstock laying around? [Re: whackem_stackem]  
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 25,714
Fireball2 Online content
Campfire Oracle
Fireball2  Online Content
Campfire Oracle

Joined: May 2011
Posts: 25,714
Oregon
Fill it and redrill.


_______________________________________________________

The world has gone completely crazy, starting with most of you!

Intolerance is about to become very popular. I'm ahead of the curve.

#11751825 - 01/19/17 Re: Does anyone have their Marlin apart, or perhaps has an extra buttstock laying around? [Re: 3584ELK]  
Joined: Nov 2004
Posts: 1,043
kcnboise Online content
Campfire Regular
kcnboise  Online Content
Campfire Regular

Joined: Nov 2004
Posts: 1,043
Glue in a hardwood dowel and re-drill.

#11752385 - 01/19/17 Re: Does anyone have their Marlin apart, or perhaps has an extra buttstock laying around? [Re: 3584ELK]  
Joined: Sep 2005
Posts: 5,727
supercrewd Offline
Campfire Tracker
supercrewd  Offline
Campfire Tracker

Joined: Sep 2005
Posts: 5,727
Gunnison, CO
What he said.


NRA Life Member
Bravo

#11754185 - 01/20/17 Re: Does anyone have their Marlin apart, or perhaps has an extra buttstock laying around? [Re: 3584ELK]  
Joined: Jul 2005
Posts: 810
3584ELK Offline
Campfire Regular
3584ELK  Offline
Campfire Regular

Joined: Jul 2005
Posts: 810
Algona, WA
Thanks fella's- I know the procedure needed to correct the problem. The point is why should I have to correct something I paid to have done right the first time? This is where Boyd's blew it, and I expect THEM to fix it- not me.


"I didn't realize we had so many snipers in this country." by J23
#11792504 - 02/02/17 Re: Does anyone have their Marlin apart, or perhaps has an extra buttstock laying around? [Re: 3584ELK]  
Joined: Apr 2010
Posts: 249
ABLE Offline
Member
ABLE  Offline
Member

Joined: Apr 2010
Posts: 249
DISPUTE THE CREDIT CARD CHARGE TILL YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR> LET THE AGRUE WITH THE BANK>


I see four more years of economic stagnation and high unemployment if Obama is reelected. He lies every time he opens his mouth. "The GREAT DECEIVER"! Scary prospect.Worst president EVER.
UPS HAS ROTTEN CUSTOMER SERVICE, THIS I HAVE EXPERIENCED

#11805323 - 02/07/17 Re: Does anyone have their Marlin apart, or perhaps has an extra buttstock laying around? [Re: 3584ELK]  
Joined: Jul 2005
Posts: 810
3584ELK Offline
Campfire Regular
3584ELK  Offline
Campfire Regular

Joined: Jul 2005
Posts: 810
Algona, WA
Boyds finally issued me a refund and allowed me to keep the mis-drilled stock.

Would I call it a happy ending? No. I would have preferred to get a quality product, even at twice the price!


"I didn't realize we had so many snipers in this country." by J23
#11897164 - 03/13/17 Re: Does anyone have their Marlin apart, or perhaps has an extra buttstock laying around? [Re: 3584ELK]  
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 1,433
Homesteader Offline
Campfire Regular
Homesteader  Offline
Campfire Regular

Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 1,433
South Florida
3584ELK - came to this thread a tad late. My 4 eyed dog could see that the bolt hole was mis-drilled. Question for BOYDS is WHY it took your customer so long to have his problem (which BOYDS caused) resolved satisfactorily? Today, gaining a new customer is tuff enough BUT screwing the customer around is unacceptable. Homesteader

#11949832 - 04/04/17 Re: Does anyone have their Marlin apart, or perhaps has an extra buttstock laying around? [Re: 3584ELK]  
Joined: May 2005
Posts: 66
smy1 Offline
Member
smy1  Offline
Member

Joined: May 2005
Posts: 66
OKC, OK
Glassbed the entire screw (with release agent) through the stock with screw tightened, You will have a perfect hole from top to bottom tang. Also you can bed front of stock and bosses to rear of receiver (remove all internals first and reattach lower tang piece to main receiver). I've done this on several Marlins.

#11951338 - 04/05/17 Re: Does anyone have their Marlin apart, or perhaps has an extra buttstock laying around? [Re: 3584ELK]  
Joined: Jul 2005
Posts: 810
3584ELK Offline
Campfire Regular
3584ELK  Offline
Campfire Regular

Joined: Jul 2005
Posts: 810
Algona, WA
Thanks gents, I will do exactly what smy1 suggests, but as Homesteader points out, I should not have to correct the obvious failures of Boyds.


"I didn't realize we had so many snipers in this country." by J23
#12012955 - 05/04/17 Re: Does anyone have their Marlin apart, or perhaps has an extra buttstock laying around? [Re: 3584ELK]  
Joined: Apr 2013
Posts: 7,314
deerstalker Offline
Campfire Tracker
deerstalker  Offline
Campfire Tracker

Joined: Apr 2013
Posts: 7,314
North of Bonners Ferry ID.
when the entire country shops, buy's, and accepts Walmart quality crap, companies think they can get away with this slip shod work.


the consolidation of the states into one vast republic, sure to be aggressive abroad and despotic at home, will be the certain precursor of that ruin which has overwhelmed all those that have preceded it
ROBERT E LEE. letter to Lord Acton

Moderated by  RickBin, SYSOP 

AIH 160 1
Who's Online Now
498 registered members (257_X_50, 175rltw, 219DW, 222Sako, 62 invisible), 1,516 guests, and 519 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod









Copyright © 2000-2018 24hourcampfire.com, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
 
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0
Page Time: 0.076s Queries: 14 (0.003s) Memory: 0.9976 MB (Peak: 1.2575 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2017-11-19 19:30:04 UTC