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Unread 04-15-2013, 10:03 AM
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Re: Skim bedding

Excellent video. Best one I've seen yet. However I might still be willing to pay a pro to do it for me lol
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    Unread 04-15-2013, 11:32 AM
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    Re: Skim bedding

    I called around before I did mine and it was $100-$125.
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    Unread 04-15-2013, 11:43 AM
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    Re: Skim bedding

    Quote:
    Originally Posted by A Train View Post
    I called around before I did mine and it was $100-$125.
    That is worth every penny in my eyes for the amount of time and effort for something like this. Time to start calling around.
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    Unread 04-15-2013, 12:55 PM
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    What's the fun in paying someone else to play with your toys ? I'm getting close to a dozen rifles bedded now and I can knock it out in under two hours. About an hour and a half to prep the stock and rifle and a half hour to clean it up later and reassemble the rifle. I bed it in the evening and let it cure over night and clean it up in the morning.
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    Unread 04-15-2013, 03:14 PM
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    Because it will cost me 3-4 times what it would if I just had a gunsmith do it. I have zero tools or equipment to something like this. So I'd either have to buy dremels, grinders, and all that good stuff or attempt to borrow.
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    Unread 04-15-2013, 03:28 PM
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    Not much needed. @ $10 set of chisels at low/depot , $20 marinetex grey , $2 kiwi neutral shoe polish , $5 modeling clay , $3 cheap medium to fine file. About $40 will do two or three rifles. After that it's another $25 every two to three rifles If you save the clay. I didn't watch the video so I don't know what he used but what I listed is all I use.
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    Unread 04-15-2013, 03:46 PM
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    And another thing , I do not recommend using ANY power tools unless you are really good with them. I might have ruined one ...or three stocks with a dremel tool. Since I switched to hand chisels I have had smooth sailing.

    And I forgot the roll of blue masking tape @ $2
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