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    Posted: January 05 2008 at 12:12pm
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Nice Work!!!!
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Originally posted by badstang badstang wrote:

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Your welcome!! Who did the work on this piece???
 
 
 
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super job Badstang, can you give us a run down on how you did this - i'v never stripped a rifle for refinishing and want to tackle mine over winter. Thanks. B.
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Good job on the restoration badstang
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can you give us an in depth run down on your procedures and how you restored her?
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The metal all ok?
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badstang, the mineral spirits you mentioned..is that mineral turps(turpentine)
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I try only to restore as needed. To maintain the historic significance. When cleaning the wood I only remove the dirt and debris. I try to leave the wood as intact as possible. Now in the event I get a basket case in dire need of repair. I restore accordingly.

 

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