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Thread: Drilling into carbon stock

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    Jul 2012

    Drilling into carbon stock

    So I am thinking about adding a short picatinny accessory rail to the underside of a carbon fiber stock, with just preliminary research it sounds like a broach style drill bit is best?

    Any thoughts on how to do the attaching? drill oversize hols and fill with epoxy ?

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    Almost literate. veitnamcam's Avatar
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    Dec 2011
    @stug may be of some help?
    "Hunting and fishing" fucking over licenced firearms owners since ages ago.

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    Member Ryan_Songhurst's Avatar
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    I still havent got the nerve up to do mine im worried the drill bit will bite or snag on fibre and turn it into a mess

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    I added a rail to a Christensen arms stock to fit a atlas.
    Gotta admit I was a little nervous attacking a 2k stock, I did buy a new bit the same size and went from inside to out and it was perfect, no drama.
    4 years latter its still fine

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    Last edited by BRADS; 15-02-2018 at 06:47 AM.
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    Western BoP
    Just make sure it's a sharp drill bit...

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    Hey John, if it's the Southfort, definitely give the boys a call as they are awesome and helpful dudes! They will give you good advice I'm sure.



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