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Topic: Stock repair
Posted By: Bigdaddy0381
Subject: Stock repair
Date Posted: March/08/2018 at 09:03
This is a stock a customer sent me wanting the small crack fixed, I was up for the challenge. I sure hope he likes it.

This is the small crack and small hole for one of the steel pins.

with pin inserted and a few items holding the parts in the correct place. well just in case

This is after a little sanding. when the customer works his touch on it there shouldn't be any real noticeable marks on it. i would do it with a dark stain and let the grain of the wood hide the small fix line.

Posted By: supertool73
Date Posted: March/08/2018 at 09:35
That looks good considering what it was.  Great job Brandon. 

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Posted By: SVT_Tactical
Date Posted: March/08/2018 at 10:34
Good as new!

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Posted By: mike650
Date Posted: March/08/2018 at 10:44

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Posted By: Claus
Date Posted: March/08/2018 at 11:35


Holy sxxt....

What a great job you did to that stock. 

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Posted By: Sparky
Date Posted: March/08/2018 at 18:58
Very nice Brandon!

Posted By: Peddler
Date Posted: March/08/2018 at 19:15
Small crack?

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Posted By: Kickboxer
Date Posted: March/09/2018 at 04:34
Great job, Brando.  You should take up gunsmithing...

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Posted By: bugsNbows
Date Posted: March/09/2018 at 07:22
More gooder now! 

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Posted By: RifleDude
Date Posted: March/09/2018 at 09:47
Good thing that was a small crack! Ha!


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Posted By: BeltFed
Date Posted: March/09/2018 at 11:32
I have a 1903 Springfield that was given to me by a friend. It had a crack in the wrist of the stock that made me afraid to shoot it, for fear of having the action end up in my face. I thought about trying to repair it, but decided to replace it instead. I picked a used 1903 stock that looked good out of a bunch of 1903 stocks. When I started the process of switching over parts, I discovered it had a crack in the wrist too. I ended up buying a new reproduction 1903 C stock with the semi pistol grip. Haven't had the chance to put it back together yet.
Nice repair Brando.

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Posted By: tahqua
Date Posted: March/09/2018 at 11:34
Nice work Brandon. You fixed what I thought was a loss.


Posted By: Bigdaddy0381
Date Posted: March/09/2018 at 11:58
Thanks, I'm glad it worked out as I planned.

Posted By: Tip69
Date Posted: March/11/2018 at 15:51
Excellent job indeed!

take em!

Posted By: Bigdaddy0381
Date Posted: March/12/2018 at 08:36
Customer sent a pic after he did some coloring and staining.
I think it looks really good.

Posted By: Kickboxer
Date Posted: March/12/2018 at 14:11
That is outstanding...

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Posted By: mike650
Date Posted: March/12/2018 at 14:22
Originally posted by Kickboxer Kickboxer wrote:

That is outstanding...


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Posted By: Scrumbag
Date Posted: March/12/2018 at 16:26
Good work!

Was sure I had a point when I started this post...

Posted By: budperm
Date Posted: March/13/2018 at 11:22
Looks Great!!! Brando.

Hope it stands up to the recoil....

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Posted By: koshkin
Date Posted: March/13/2018 at 11:24
Nicely done!

Modern adhesives seem to be stronger than the wood itself. If properly glued, any new breakage would be in a new spot, not where the original crack was.


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Posted By: Bigdaddy0381
Date Posted: March/13/2018 at 12:51
If it brakes again it will not be in the same spot.

Posted By: Tip69
Date Posted: March/13/2018 at 14:54
I was intrigued by the use of tie-wraps and the socket!  I need to file this away for later.

take em!

Posted By: Bigdaddy0381
Date Posted: March/13/2018 at 19:42
I call those my single point holding salutations.

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