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Old October 8, 2012, 12:04 AM   #1
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Franchi AL48 problems anyone?

I am going to be giving a short lesson over the AL48 in class this week and have been looking for common problems with the gun but have not found much. Most of the problems that I have found info about have been due to the friction ring and governor not being set correctly.

Are there any common parts failures/problems on these guns?
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Old October 9, 2012, 12:47 AM   #2
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Cracked and split forend wood pretty common
I have fixed that by reglueing and making a plastic washer to absorb return of barrel
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Old October 9, 2012, 08:50 AM   #3
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One other problem is limp wristing the gun, not holding it to your shoulder tightly enough.

A gun fired that way will have failure to eject/feed properly problems.
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