What a thread. I had my Citori crap out on me opening morning. The next day I called my father and he offered me a gun that was given to him from a friend. It's an old Sweet Sixteen! Good shape, but definately hunted. I told him I didn't feel comfortable hunting it, and he said the original owner would have wanted it hunting, so I started toting it around with me. When the citori came back from the shop, it went straight in to the safe and stayed there all year. Towards the end of the year, my father asked me if I had picked it up yet, I thought this was the hint for me to give him his gun back. I begrudgingly told him yes, and he could have the 16 back, he told me it was mine.
I'll post up some pics later. My father says he has the original receipt from when it was bought new.