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#3235225 - 04/29/13 09:57 PM Weatherby Orion and Athena Shotguns - NEED HELP
TNRifleman
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I just bought a couple of gorgeous stocks, one for an Athena and one for an Orion. The problem is, I don't know what gauge they are for. I bought them for just about nothing to refinish and re-sell on EBAY.
Does anyone know the width of the gap in the stock where the butt stock meets the receiver on a 12 or 20 gauge on either of these guns. This is the only way I can figure out how to determine which one they fit. BTW, already called Weatherby and they didn't have the butt stock specs. Thanks for any help you can give.

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#3235250 - 04/29/13 10:44 PM Re: Weatherby Orion and Athena Shotguns - NEED HELP [Re: TNRifleman]
Buccaneer
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Are these O/U or SXS stocks? Forend or butt stock? I have a Weatherby Athena made by Fausti in 20 ga. O/U. If you need me to measure the stock dimension I can in a couple days. Let me know.
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#3235356 - 04/30/13 07:45 AM Re: Weatherby Orion and Athena Shotguns - NEED HELP [Re: Buccaneer]
TNRifleman
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Thanks. This is an over and under. I have the butt stock and the fore end. WIth the fore end, i was going to drop a 12 gauge barrel in and see if it fit. I am assuming if the fore end is for a 20, the 12 wouldn't fit. It would be great if you could measure the opening of the buttstock at the end where it contacts the receiver. Thanks so much.
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#3235591 - 04/30/13 01:23 PM Re: Weatherby Orion and Athena Shotguns - NEED HELP [Re: TNRifleman]
CPerkins
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Ive got the orion in a a 12 gauge. I will check on it tonight
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#3235908 - 04/30/13 08:35 PM Re: Weatherby Orion and Athena Shotguns - NEED HELP [Re: CPerkins]
TNRifleman
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Thanks, I really appreciate it.
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