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What is the Story Behind the Reese Surplus Para Tri-Compensator


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#1 The Wizard

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Posted 20 July 2016 - 12:09 PM

Does anyone know the story of why the Para Tri-Compensators sold by Reese Surplus were missing about 2 inches? The one I have looks like a section was cut out of the middle and then the front end was brazed to the back end.


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#2 TopN

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Posted 19 August 2016 - 10:09 AM

Hi Wizard,

 

Somewhere on this site is a post about Reese putting together those 'short' para tricomps - something about unfinished, damaged(?) parts from Beretta used to make them - maybe it was on the 'old board' - not sure. I think it was in a post about BM59 parts in general, not just about the 'Shorties'. 

Sorry I'm not more help - TopN

 

 

The Reese 'Shorty'

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My Original Beretta Para

Attached File  PcTriComp 1a.jpg   43.31K   6 downloads

 

 


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