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Thread: Sako 85 synthetic hollow stock

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    Sako 85 synthetic hollow stock

    Evening all!

    Do any of you synthetic stock owners have a method of making the hollow stock sound a little less... hollow?

    When the butt brushes over coat zips and the swivel rattles it makes a frustrating noise.

    Suggestions welcome.

    Thanks.

    Dave

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    Not a problem I've noticed - I will be listening out next time I go out!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mallettn View Post
    Not a problem I've noticed - I will be listening out next time I go out!
    It's not particularly loud. It just irritates me sometimes when I'm walking and it brushes past the game pocket zip on the back of the coat.

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    Have you access to the hollow area?
    Can you remove the butt pad?
    One can fill with builders foam which can get very messy.
    Or soak a piece of foam rubber in a thin epoxy resin, sqeeze out as
    much resin as possible and shove foam into hollow. Resin will set
    and have good dampening properties.
    There are several other ways of filling but only a few that don't add weight like mad.
    edi

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    Thanks ejg,

    I was toying with the expanding foam idea but have seen what it can do when in a confined space.

    DC

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    I would have said the above or if you want a wee bit more weight you can mix polyfilla with paint....sounds gash I know but once its in it will set rock hard...I knew a bloke who used to repair dings in his car with it years ago.

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    I wrekon best method is to fill with molten lead, will certainly stop it sounding hollow, not sure about adding weight though?

    Tom

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    Sound advice tjwaines. You must be an acoustic specialist. Lead will certainly cure the hollow sound. Not sure how the plastic would hold up during the cooling period though.

    DC

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    Lead would of course be good if you wanted an amount of wieght but two points..it would melt the stock and also you would have to heat the internal where it was to be poured as if your didnt and a small amount of moisture was present then it would expand and whooosh..hot lead flying at you...not nice. Why dont you fill with an expoxy resin...one that sets over a number or hours...they are stronger than the 30 min ones...you can even drop lead shot into it if you need nore weight...or a recoil device... remember to plug any holes as it will seep through

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    Quote Originally Posted by DC .270 View Post
    Sound advice tjwaines. You must be an acoustic specialist. Lead will certainly cure the hollow sound. Not sure how the plastic would hold up during the cooling period though.

    DC
    Lead would certainly cut down the recoil down, as well allowing you to cancel your gym membership

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