Non-matching Serials

Discussion in 'M, C, L and S Series' started by Polymer Proselyte, Sep 4, 2007.

  1. Polymer Proselyte

    Polymer Proselyte New Member

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    hmmm

    Receiver says E100428

    Slide and Barrel say 029813

    Should I be worried?

    I'm getting it inspected by the Police tomorrow, hope its not a problem.

    Post Script:

    The dealer informs me that the pistol was a demo sent from Steyr to NZ Ammo Co. He doesn't really know why the serials don't match though. The receiver s/n is the only one the police use here.
     
  2. Syntax360

    Syntax360 Premium Member

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    Jeez - all that time and money and they couldn't even get you a NIB pistol?
     

  3. madecov

    madecov Active Member

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    You spent a lot of money on the gun. Shame it isn't brand new, with matching numbers and accessories.

    Just wondering, did you save some money by purchasing this particular gun?

    Or

    Are Steyr's just not available in NZ ??
     
  4. SELFDEFENSE

    SELFDEFENSE Premium Member

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    If it works like new I guess its OK.
     
  5. DAIadvisor

    DAIadvisor New Member

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    Might have been a coversion, or factory re-furbished. As long as the gun shoots, don't worry about it. :) :) Serial on the frame is all you need. Personally I think it's a bit silly to serialize parts that wear out and eventually might get replaced - but whatever..
     
  6. BulletBait

    BulletBait New Member

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    SN#ing everything has to do with European gun laws.

    If you look at Walthers, SIGs, HKs and Euro made GLOCKs, they are covered in not just SN#'s, but proof marks too.
    Most of the rest of the world doesn't do it except for some military contracts.


    Glad you still got your M-A1 Polymer Proselyte, the hoops you've had to jump through is plain crazy.
     
  7. Polymer Proselyte

    Polymer Proselyte New Member

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    Its been worth it. My wifes been away in China shooting with the NZ team and she's back on Monday. It'll be interesting to see what she thinks of it. The $1069 NZ dollars I paid was a really good deal - non matching serials and all.

    Now to get those extra mags and get it racing in IPSC.
     
  8. SELFDEFENSE

    SELFDEFENSE Premium Member

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    The wife is a national-level shooter? Should be a lot easier to get new guns into the house. 8)