The Golden Mean by Speedy Gonzalez
This one may appear to be a no-brainer, but the usefulness of this tool should not be overlooked. These steel templates duplicate the exact outline of the metal inserts of a Pachmayr recoil pad and show the location of the screw holes.
In the past few months we’ve had several customers, usually police departments or varmint hunters, call with a request for advice about the front sling swivel stud pulling out through the
stock on their rifles.
Now that the stain job has dried properly, it’s time for the
fun part -
applying the finish. This is the most rewarding part of the job to
me, and is
when you see the results of all your hard work.
Last month I wrote about stripping the old finish off of a stock and
getting it ready for refinishing. Well, we have this perfectly sanded
stock and now the question is, what are we going to do with it?
It was a really tough hunting season, and your poor gun took
quite a beating!
Look at those dings and scratches in the stock.
Stock refinishing is a very common job for many shops, but
we’ve seen that some gunsmiths leave the checkering “as is”
rather than re-cutting it.
Many of our customers call us and say
“I can’t get my gunstock finishes to come out looking right. What am I doing
wrong”? Probably nothing.
Since its Introduction in 1959, “GLAS” has proven
itself as the most versatile bedding compound available,
and we guarantee your satisfaction 100%.
You have just purchased the very finest steel-bearing kit that is possible to
manufacture. State-of-the Art epoxy components, specially formulated to meet the very exacting
requirements of skin-tight fit, zero shrinkage and incredible resistance to recoil and impact,
are combined by an exclusive manufacturing technique with specially atomized stainless steel
Brownells Bedding/Masking Tape is approximately .005" thick and available
in 1" and 2" widths. It is used to provide clearance between any point
on an action or barrel and the stock when performing glass bedding.
The Bedded Action Puller (Bedded AP) is used to help the Gunsmith remove
freshly bedded barreled actions from stocks and lessen the chance of
bedding damage caused by rocking the action out of the stock.