my Universal has a serial number 38xxxx.I'm not sure of it's manufacture date and if it falls into the good or poor quality era.i've never had any problems with it.i recently tore it down and did a fluff and buff on the trigger and hammer,slide areas.I also ivstalled heavier duty Wolfe recoil and trigger springs.
My one concern is that the recoil spring guide rod block is welded on and I don't know if this is good or not.
Finding parts for a Universal is difficult.Most places i look state thier parts are for USGI only and not for Universals.
I'd like to put a tactical or synthetic stock on mine but no one seems to make one.I may just take mine and paint it black!
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