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Thread: Anyone shortened a synthetic stock?

  1. #1
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    Jun 2013

    Anyone shortened a synthetic stock?

    Anyone tried shortening a synthetic gun stock? I figure on whacking off an inch and then shaping a wood block to glue inside the stock to screw a new pad to. I guess my question is what to use to glue the block with.

  2. #2
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    Mar 2012
    If it is polyethelene, nothing will glue it - i have tried a few times with all of the common glues. There was a post recently about glues (all you want to know and much more).

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    you COULD shape block to sleave inside the cavity of the butt and then maybe "screw" it in place from the sides (cringed as I typed that.)countersunk and repainted it probably wouldnt look too agricultural.

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    Jul 2013
    Godzone, South Island
    Yup, I did it a few years back, cut the stock slightly shorter, filled the inside of the stock with polystyrene, roughened the inside of the stock with really coarse sandpaper, made a wooden block to fit neatly inside, and glued it in with heaps of araldite. Whole lot dried slightly dished, which was perfect, and then fitted a butt pad as you normally do. Still think its intact to this day cos the owner hasn't contacted me to say it aint.
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