I've recently bought a Parker Hale 1200, it is in great condition and shoots well, but I'm tempted to remove the woodwork to:
Check for corrosion and oil the bottom of the action and barrel.
To see what date it was proofed.
And because I can't help tinkering.
Should I leave well alone? And if not and I do decide to strip it down how do I do it and what are the pit falls? It has a floated barrel & doesn't have the bar forward of the action that goes across the woodwork.