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I Just Screwed Up My 1955 336

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Can't tell you how heart-broken I am... I hurts just writing this down

Some of you may recall that I picked up a 1955 +/- 336 about a month ago and you gave me great tips on cleaning up the furniture and such

Been spending the last getting this baby dressed up and was ALMOST ready to post before and after pics... was just researching a replacement front sight

Well, I dropped the son of a gun (actually it slipped out of a partially opened bag) and landed on the lower edge of the butt-stock... the recoil pad shattered and there is now a crack from tail to swivel

Any thoughts on how to repair?

I can take a bunch more pictures but I hope those attached give a pretty good idea of what the damage was

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I would vote for a new stock and forearm if it were mine, some trace of the fix will always be there, and most of all it would be in my mind that I dropped the rifle and split it. And now i have a Marlin with a repaired stock, cover it and no one knows it, but i know it. I would rather spend time on a new stock, then repairing the old one that`s always going to be split. Just my thinking. :hmmmm:
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