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Old 04-21-2012, 05:29 PM
ninemm ninemm is offline
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blueHammer,

What others have mentioned-start with John -he will be all over it for you.
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Old 04-21-2012, 06:52 PM
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I'm very disappointed in this pistol that I paid a lot of money for. I plan to send it on down the line.



If you want perfection give Jason Burton a call, better get out your wallet though.



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Old 04-21-2012, 07:06 PM
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Sometimes I wonder if people have misconceptions about what a Les Baer pistol is supposed to be. It is NOT a "prissy" gun. They are meant to be outstanding "tools" that are built to be shot a LOT and continue shooting well over time. I see a lot of threads and responses that complain about cosmetic flaws and then include the phrase "the gun shoots great" or something to that effect. Should you want something to fondle and drool over then you should probably look elsewhere.
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Old 04-21-2012, 09:04 PM
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A guns primary purpose is to be reliable and accurate and my Springfield MIL SPEC does that all day long. Now why would I pay $1500 more for a gun if I can own a gun that can put the bullet where I need it over and over again for less than half the price?

Because I know cars a lot better than guns and I have built them and raced them I will use them as an analogy.

A 2007 corvette ZO6 can post performance numbers similar if not better than a 2007 Porsche 997 Turbo yet the Porsche costs about twice as much. In the end the Porsche owner has some “goodies” the vette owner doesn’t have and craftsmanship is one of them. Does detail to workmanship make a car faster? No.


That said, a Bear might shoot a bit better than my MIL SPEC but what justifies the cost is the detail, attention to fitting, and craftsmanship.

So why after paying an extra $1500 for the attention to detail and legendary craftsmanship would I accept a gun that falls short?

I wouldn’t and I would do what most would do and send it back.
In the end you pay for near perfection not just an accurate gun.

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Old 06-25-2012, 02:43 PM
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Repair update:

Just wanted to give an update. I recieved my Hard chrome HW Monolith back, took almost 3 months when all was said and done but it's beautiful. You wouldn't even know it was repaired.

It was done at no charge of course. Pics up soon.
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Old 06-25-2012, 04:10 PM
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I'd hate to but I would send it back. Ditto on calling and emailing pictures. I'd only accept that on a Norc (which I would never even consider buying in the first place).
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Old 06-25-2012, 04:15 PM
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I'd hate to but I would send it back. Ditto on calling and emailing pictures.



Try to pay a little better attention.
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Old 06-25-2012, 05:01 PM
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Try to pay a little better attention.
+1 That comment should earn him the ADD award for the week.
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Old 06-25-2012, 06:49 PM
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Try to pay a little better attention.
I'm an idiot, I admit it........I remember in school they used to say RTFQ! Same thing. Cheers
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Old 06-26-2012, 09:16 AM
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wow canted sight on a baer? Thought that stuff only happens on WASR 10s!

Nice piece BTW!
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Old 06-26-2012, 12:08 PM
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Just wanted to give an update. I recieved my Hard chrome HW Monolith back, took almost 3 months when all was said and done but it's beautiful. You wouldn't even know it was repaired.

It was done at no charge of course. Pics up soon.
You certainly did the right thing. Perfection is expected at this level. Look forward to seeing the pics!
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Old 06-29-2012, 08:17 PM
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That's right, Bob. Try to get Bill Wilson on the phone sometime.
That ain't happening for sure.
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Old 06-29-2012, 09:50 PM
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Just wanted to give an update. I recieved my Hard chrome HW Monolith back, took almost 3 months when all was said and done but it's beautiful. You wouldn't even know it was repaired.

It was done at no charge of course. Pics up soon.
Thanks for the follow up. Sorry it took so long though.

Please post more pics. That gun is gorgeous!
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Old 06-30-2012, 07:49 PM
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Yes, pictures!! I need something new to oggle over for the weekend.
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