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  1. Lever action threading for mod

    Hi all, looking at getting a 30-30 lever action for stalking, but keep coming up against the issue of not many of them are threaded for a sound moderator. I need a mod on the land I shoot, so it’s a non negotiable. I am looking at either a Winchester 1984 or Mossberg 464 lever action in 30-30...
  2. Rifle Stock Refinishing: Step-by-step

    Another short pictorial showing the refinishing process of a rifle stock. There are many ways of doing this, this is just my preferred way. The stock arrived as shown. It had previously had a dose of Nitromors, which didn't work. The first step was to clean the chequering with paint...
  3. Making a new wooden butt plate

    A quick post showing my way of making and fitting a wooden butt plate. I used measurements taken from another gun the customer previously had fitted. There are many ways of doing it, this is just my preferred method. Firstly, the existing butt plate is removed. A piece of walnut with a...
  4. Gun Stock Services (refinishing, adjustments, fitting etc.)

  5. How to: Disassemble a Sidelock Shotgun

    A quick step-by-step guide on disassembling a sidelock shotgun, should you wish to give your gun a thorough, deep clean before/after the season. The gun used in this example is an AYA No.2 Sidelock Ejector. The steps below can be used on most sidelocks, however some may vary slightly. Please...
  6. Installing an Ebony forend tip

    I thought I'd take the time to show everyone my method of installing an ebony forend tip on a Sako 85. There are many ways of doing it, this is just my preferred method. First, the desired length was marked, carefully cut and removed. The ebony replacement was roughly cut oversized. Marks...
  7. Shotgun Works

    Hello All, A little away from Deer Stalking but i was looking at getting some work done on my beretta silver pigeon 5, and was just wondering if anyone could give me a guide of costing for getting: - stock refinished - barrels blued Thanks!
  8. Gunsmith Recommendation - South Oxfordshire

    I’m based in South Oxfordshire and looking for a gunsmith to do the following work on a rifle: 1. Screwcut for moderator (doesn’t need to be proofed); 2. Fluting of rifle bolt; 3. Glass bedding the wooden stock. Can anyone recommend a good gunsmith to do this? Any suggestions welcomed! Thanks
  9. Adjusting the triggers on a Baikal MP221 side by side rifle

    Hi all, After advice on how i can personally adjust the triggers on a Baikal mp221 double rifle in 3006 cal? They are a staggering 7.5lbs. Ideal weight would be 3-4 lbs. Thanks
  10. Insurance for a gunsmith

    Hi all, Does anyone know a good broker/underwriter for liability insurance for a gunsmith? Herefordshire based if that makes a difference? All best, Z.
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