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Old 03-03-2019, 01:12 AM   #1
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Default Woodworking, staining, scrubbed plum projects , mak90 buttstock cutdown

Got some pics going as I have some various projects going.

Using a few different combos and methods

https://imgur.com/a/s341Ykw

Plum project

https://imgur.com/a/ParaCHd

What yíall got going on
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Old 03-03-2019, 03:30 PM   #2
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I you media blast those scrubbed plum mags., thecoe out as a really nice flat plum and the scrubbibg disappears.




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Old 03-03-2019, 04:30 PM   #3
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Replumed

https://imgur.com/a/oTJdhwR

Mak90 stock redo

https://imgur.com/a/jFlsbkL
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Old 03-11-2019, 01:15 AM   #4
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More re pluming
https://imgur.com/a/dqf6jSQ
Mak90 continues
https://imgur.com/a/Gg6YAx7
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Old 03-14-2019, 10:40 PM   #5
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So what did you use to blast those mags, AKBlue?
I have a little hand held sand blaster and some beat up plums I want to try this.
What's the orange you are using on the Asian wood?
Or did I miss that?
Thanks guys!
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Old 03-14-2019, 11:00 PM   #6
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I used Aluminum Oxide. Then rub down with oil.
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Try blasting with baking soda first ... not as harsh as sand or glass beads.
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lol

my homebrew plum is much less muted.





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Try blasting with baking soda first ... not as harsh as sand or glass beads.
In order to get rid of the scrubbbed area on the bottom area and get a match to the finish like the K-Var plum polymer it works well with amore agressive media.

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I like what youíve done with that thumbhole stock. Have you fired it yet? Any issues with removing the lower support?
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In order to get rid of the scrubbbed area on the bottom area and get a match to the finish like the K-Var plum polymer it works well with amore agressive media.
When I saw media, I was thinking corn cobs/walnut husks. I will see if I can find the Al2O3. But baking soda I have.
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I like what youíve done with that thumbhole stock. Have you fired it yet? Any issues with removing the lower support?
Not fired it yet. It has a crack where the screw holes are that connect to the tang.

I finished it last night and went to shoot it today and maybe the shellac brought the crevice out more.

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Old 03-17-2019, 09:49 PM   #13
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Yea I’ve had a thumbhole stock crack on me in the same spot. As well as one that was already broken given to me with a mak purchase. I like what you have done to yours. I might give something like that a try since I have 2 busted stocks to start with. And I’m a lefty so there a little uncomfortable for me.
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Yea Iíve had a thumbhole stock crack on me in the same spot. As well as one that was already broken given to me with a mak purchase. I like what you have done to yours. I might give something like that a try since I have 2 busted stocks to start with. And Iím a lefty so there a little uncomfortable for me.
I had 1 or 2 that were broken as well and I did all sorts of experiments with colts and finishes. Being a southpaw you should do this and Regroove the grip to better suit your hand. I have 1 more stock but it has to be good if I start cutting on it since it will probably need to stay one of my maks
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I might practice on one of the broken ones to see if I like it. I have a mak sporter that someone cut fingers grooves into that I can repeat it on if I like how the sample turns out. Thanks for the inspiration.
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