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Sportdog
December 14, 2007, 11:36 AM
Yesterday when shooting at a deer I managed to break the plastic band that goes around the barrel and has a hole that the ramrod goes through to hold it stable. The gun is a CVA Mag Hunter 50 caliber. When I called CVA to get the part replaced and I described the part that I needed the service rep called this part a "thimble". Does that sound right to you guys? I hope that I'm getting the right part. Thanks for any help.:)

Mike Irwin
December 14, 2007, 12:19 PM
Yep, it's called the thimble.

Pahoo
December 14, 2007, 02:40 PM
Mike Irwin gets an "A"

Sportdog
December 14, 2007, 03:49 PM
Thank you for the reply Mike! I feel better than I did before that I will get the right part from CVA. It's pretty cool that I get an answer from a guy who has the same last name as I do! Again, Thank you very much.:)

Hawg Haggen
December 14, 2007, 05:37 PM
Get a traditional sidelock and you won't have to worry about breaking plastic parts.:D

Sportdog
December 14, 2007, 10:15 PM
I've got one of those too! I like the way the scope and sabots reach out and touch things when I want (or should I say Need) to put venison in the freezer. It's been a tough year for deer hunting for me and the freezer was bare. I'm not happy about the plastic parts but the gun shoots like a dream so I'll live with the plastic.:D

Pahoo
December 15, 2007, 05:50 PM
Hawg

I never tell a man what to do with his money or his wife.

Hawg Haggen
December 15, 2007, 09:45 PM
Pahoo, get your panties unwadded, it was said as a joke. Note the smiley face.:D

Pahoo
December 16, 2007, 04:11 PM
OKAY!!

I never tell a man what to do with his money, wife or panties :D:D

Mike Irwin
December 17, 2007, 03:58 PM
Yeah, well, I think you need to stuff some money in your wife's panties...

4V50 Gary
December 17, 2007, 09:21 PM
No more talks about panties. Rich doesn't have a lingere or BOTD forum here at TFL.

Back to the original question, while we in America refer to that part as a thimble, our English cousins call them a pipe.

Hawg Haggen
December 17, 2007, 09:53 PM
No more talks about panties.

Yer no fun.:p:D

Mike Irwin
December 18, 2007, 02:14 AM
Oh please, don't get your _____________ in a wad.

Hawg Haggen
December 18, 2007, 03:03 AM
Can't wad what ya ain't got.:D

Sportdog
December 28, 2007, 08:38 AM
Thanks for all the helpful posts and the humor! I did receive the exact "thimble" that I needed from CVA. Props to their customer service and prompt attention to my needs. I hope that you all had a very Merry Christmas and wish you all a Happy New Year! Thanks again!:)