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#12248503 - 09/03/17 Before and after restocking photos  
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I've always wanted to try my hand at restocking a rifle or shotgun. With the very capable help of George Peterson (Treebone Carving) I turned a very old piece of black walnut into a stock for my Co-Pilot. Not only does it look better in my opinion but the raised cheekpiece enables better use of a red dot or scope if I so choose. It was quite a learning experience but also fun.
Before and after and link to image gallery for more pix. https://www.24hourcampfire.com/ubbt...50011/before-and-after-restocking-photos

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#12248525 - 09/03/17 Re: Before and after restocking photos [Re: John_Havard]  
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Very Very Purddy

I always like wood stocks over plastic any day

#12248617 - 09/03/17 Re: Before and after restocking photos [Re: John_Havard]  
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Very nice.
I have always wanted a higher comb on my 444


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#12267088 - 09/12/17 Re: Before and after restocking photos [Re: John_Havard]  
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Nice job John.

If you are looking for an good utilitarian protectant for an lesser fine stock maybe consider pinetar. I use it on my axe and handtools.

If your interested here's the sermon.
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=WgyM-_g6dnU


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