How to give your stock a BASIC oil finish

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Re: How to give your stock a BASIC oil finish

Post by ashokgodara » Tue Jul 16, 2013 11:21 pm

Hi bro
after reading and seeing photos i notced your stock is bent its not straight.may be old owner have left it barrells up for long time and its got bent kindly correcct me if i am wrong thanks

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Re: How to give your stock a BASIC oil finish

Post by Grumpy » Wed Jul 17, 2013 12:23 am

Looks like the stock may be cast off a little - which is usual for SxS shotguns.
Nowadays most O/U stocks are straight but having to shoot off the right shoulder I invariably find that I need them cast on if I`m going to keep a gun. I once managed to straighten a stock that was cast for centre vision but the process was incredibly stressful ..... both for me and the stock. Never again.
All part of the science of gun fit.......although I reckon the walnut used nowadays has less natural oil in it than formerly which I suspect is due to it being kiln dried. It certainly makes it more difficult to bend. Highly figured wood is rarely kiln dried.
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Re: How to give your stock a BASIC oil finish

Post by Mack The Knife » Wed Jul 17, 2013 8:55 pm

ashokgodara wrote:Hi bro
after reading and seeing photos i notced your stock is bent its not straight.may be old owner have left it barrells up for long time and its got bent kindly correcct me if i am wrong thanks
Well spotted! I will sit on it until it straighten's out and henceforth store my long guns with the muzzle down.

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Re: How to give your stock a BASIC oil finish

Post by Grumpy » Wed Jul 17, 2013 9:02 pm

That`s far too subtle Mack .................................
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Re: How to give your stock a BASIC oil finish

Post by Mack The Knife » Wed Jul 17, 2013 9:06 pm

You really think so? :mrgreen:

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Post by Grumpy » Wed Jul 17, 2013 9:35 pm

Definitely .......
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Re: How to give your stock a BASIC oil finish

Post by ashokgodara » Thu Jul 18, 2013 12:22 am

Hi bro
i can be a matter of debate.i just noticed and commented i am not a reguler shooter but i have have similer stock made by local mistry .so what it means that gunsmith is best in india for making stocks thanks

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Re: How to give your stock a BASIC oil finish

Post by Grumpy » Thu Jul 18, 2013 1:26 am

See ? Like I said, FAR too subtle.
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Re: How to give your stock a BASIC oil finish

Post by dev » Thu Jul 18, 2013 3:29 pm

Sarcasm is always lost on the darn forum. ;-)
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Post by brihacharan » Thu Jul 18, 2013 4:23 pm

dev wrote: Sarcasm is always lost on the darn forum. ;-)
> A case of "Sublime to the Ridiculous" :lol:
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Re: How to give your stock a BASIC oil finish

Post by andy_65_in » Wed Jul 31, 2013 9:07 pm

whats the best wood stock polish/oil availaible in india and from where to buy

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Post by brihacharan » Thu Aug 01, 2013 3:18 pm

andy_65_in wrote: Whats the best wood stock polish/oil availaible in india and from where to buy
> You can get it from "Ballistol"
> Contact - [email protected] - They are based in New Delhi
> You can also call them on: 01204167639 / Mobile: 919910444569
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Re: How to give your stock a BASIC oil finish

Post by andy_65_in » Fri Aug 02, 2013 8:25 pm

briha ji they are offering me universal oil which i have but what abt wood oil

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Re: How to give your stock a BASIC oil finish

Post by brihacharan » Mon Aug 05, 2013 11:26 am

andy_65_in wrote: Briha ji they are offering me universal oil which i have but what abt wood oil
Hi Andy,
> True wood oil is rather difficult to come by in India...
> Here's my own formula (which has worked well for me)...
> 30ml Coconut Oil + 30ml Neem Oil + 20ml Linseed Oil - Mix well & apply 3 coats (Gap between each coat 24hrs)
> Sand your stock starting with 80grit sandpaper followed by 200grit.
> Wrap the stock with a Turkish towel dipped in hot water (wring out the water completely) & leave it for an hour.
> Allow the stock to dry - You can use a hot air bowler(Hair Dryer)
> Apply the oil mixture as mentioned above - after the second coat rub the stock with a "O" grade emery cloth / paper.
> After the final coat give the stock a hard rub with "flannel cloth" or an old woolen sock.
> Later apply two coats of wood touch (Asian paints / Nerolac) melamine - matte finish.
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Re: How to give your stock a BASIC oil finish

Post by essdee1972 » Mon Aug 05, 2013 11:44 am

Brihaji, what is a "0" grade cloth? I asked a few hardware wallahs, they made a face like this..... :shock:
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