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Unread 08-09-2009, 01:22 PM
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West System for bedding?

Anyone use it? I'm going to do my first bedding job on an old wood stock 270 and happen to have West System around.
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    Re: West System for bedding?

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    Anyone use it? I'm going to do my first bedding job on an old wood stock 270 and happen to have West System around.
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    Never heard of the "West System". Add'l info would be appreciated.
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    Re: West System for bedding?

    "West System" is an epoxy resin used in the marine industry alot. They offer many different fillers to thicken it. They also offer a couple different hardeners for different cure times.

    I mess with boats alot and also use it frequently in my building business.
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    Re: West System for bedding?

    "West System" is the brand name
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    Re: West System for bedding?

    I used the West System to build a drift boat several years ago "incapsulated plywood", it worked well for the boat. For rifles, I wouldn't use it unless I had to. Do yourself a favor and get you some Devcon steelbed putty and use the best.

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    Re: West System for bedding?

    West sysytems has multiple epoxy resins and hardners. I use their 404 filler with polyester(fiberglass) instead of epoxy resin. It works great.

    I reccomend you try them all until you find what works best for you.

    I will say the epoxie/meta beding compounds are a mes if you need to remove them.

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