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#2486174 - 08/19/11 01:11 AM RIFLE RESTORATION 30.06
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#2486765 - 08/19/11 01:29 PM Re: RIFLE RESTORATION 30.06 [Re: TN Whitetail Freak]
Rubberduck270
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Nice. Talk about going from rags to riches! Awesome job.
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#2487699 - 08/20/11 10:35 AM Re: RIFLE RESTORATION 30.06 [Re: Rubberduck270]
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I was going to post all pics but cannot shrink them down as these are 1024x640...bought this Weatherby Vanguard for $100
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#2489990 - 08/22/11 03:58 PM Re: RIFLE RESTORATION 30.06 [Re: ]
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#2489994 - 08/22/11 04:02 PM Re: RIFLE RESTORATION 30.06 [Re: TN Whitetail Freak]
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#2489996 - 08/22/11 04:03 PM Re: RIFLE RESTORATION 30.06 [Re: TN Whitetail Freak]
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#2489999 - 08/22/11 04:05 PM Re: RIFLE RESTORATION 30.06 [Re: TN Whitetail Freak]
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#2490004 - 08/22/11 04:06 PM Re: RIFLE RESTORATION 30.06 [Re: TN Whitetail Freak]
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#2490007 - 08/22/11 04:08 PM Re: RIFLE RESTORATION 30.06 [Re: TN Whitetail Freak]
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FINISHED PROJECT....NOT TOO BAD FOR MY FIRST FULL RESTORE....SHAME ON THE GUY WHO HAD THIS GUN WRAPPED IN CAMO DUCT TAPE!!!
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#2490019 - 08/22/11 04:20 PM Re: RIFLE RESTORATION 30.06 [Re: TN Whitetail Freak]
Rubberduck270
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Camo duct tape. I wondered what that stock had all over it. That explains it.

What caliber is it?
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#2490025 - 08/22/11 04:25 PM Re: RIFLE RESTORATION 30.06 [Re: Rubberduck270]
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yeah rusted and duct tape goo all over it....it's a 30.06...the only reason i bought the gun for $100 before i even knew it was a weatherby was because it had a Leupold VariX III 4x10x40mm scope on it, which is worth well over $100 bucks.
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#2490160 - 08/22/11 06:15 PM Re: RIFLE RESTORATION 30.06 [Re: TN Whitetail Freak]
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I love the stock, but if it was me I would put an HS precision on it if there is one that fits.
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#2490211 - 08/22/11 06:58 PM Re: RIFLE RESTORATION 30.06 [Re: Headhunter]
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What is HS Precision?
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#2490410 - 08/22/11 08:43 PM Re: RIFLE RESTORATION 30.06 [Re: TN Whitetail Freak]
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HS is a brand of stock - Have owned several of them. Believe Remington used them on some of their rifles?


 Originally Posted By: TN Whitetail Freak
What is HS Precision?
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#2490608 - 08/22/11 10:49 PM Re: RIFLE RESTORATION 30.06 [Re: HuntingDicksonDTC]
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Oh ok ...I just refinished the original more to just see if I could do it.
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#2490648 - 08/23/11 12:20 AM Re: RIFLE RESTORATION 30.06 [Re: TN Whitetail Freak]
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great job
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#2490793 - 08/23/11 07:28 AM Re: RIFLE RESTORATION 30.06 [Re: ROUGH COUNTRY HUNTER]
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I love wood stocks, but on my hunting rifles, I use HS precisions and if I can I will upgrade to Mcmillan. I also change the triggers out to Timney.
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#2490827 - 08/23/11 07:53 AM Re: RIFLE RESTORATION 30.06 [Re: Headhunter]
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You did a good job on it, looks good.

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#2492072 - 08/23/11 10:17 PM Re: RIFLE RESTORATION 30.06 [Re: TN Whitetail Freak]
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#2533933 - 09/22/11 10:28 PM Re: RIFLE RESTORATION 30.06 [Re: buckhorn40]
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#2564578 - 10/12/11 10:31 PM Re: RIFLE RESTORATION 30.06 [Re: buckhorn40]
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Great Job!!!!
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#2564590 - 10/12/11 10:34 PM Re: RIFLE RESTORATION 30.06 [Re: buckhorn40]
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great job! that would be one I'd keep the rest of my life after restoring it like that
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#2565494 - 10/13/11 01:17 PM Re: RIFLE RESTORATION 30.06 [Re: buckhorn40]
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Man! Awesome Job! My Remington 30.06 ain't gonna turn out that good, but it's fun to mess with em.
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#2568799 - 10/15/11 11:52 PM Re: RIFLE RESTORATION 30.06 [Re: Baxter83]
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I knew nothing of refinishing a gun before this one...a couple yoitube videos and patience and I eventually got it done....one question what is a T-Coat?
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#2570902 - 10/17/11 02:24 PM Re: RIFLE RESTORATION 30.06 [Re: TN Whitetail Freak]
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 Originally Posted By: TN Whitetail Freak
I knew nothing of refinishing a gun before this one...a couple yoitube videos and patience and I eventually got it done....one question what is a T-Coat?


A coating other than the bluing you used that doesn't need to be anywhere near this beautiful weapon. I think it turned out great the way it is and wouldn't change anything. But, maybe that's just me.
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#2572442 - 10/18/11 12:27 PM Re: RIFLE RESTORATION 30.06 [Re: TN Whitetail Freak]
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Looks great!!!!
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#2613453 - 11/13/11 06:34 AM Re: RIFLE RESTORATION 30.06 [Re: buckhorn40]
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WOW!! Great job!!!!!
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#2627034 - 11/20/11 11:37 AM Re: RIFLE RESTORATION 30.06 [Re: Kimber45]
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wow looks good
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#2627342 - 11/20/11 03:21 PM Re: RIFLE RESTORATION 30.06 [Re: DeerKiller2012]
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Nice!!
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#2645738 - 11/30/11 09:51 AM Re: RIFLE RESTORATION 30.06 [Re: pcrc]
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Nice, good job.
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#2645739 - 11/30/11 09:51 AM Re: RIFLE RESTORATION 30.06 [Re: pcrc]
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Awesome job, makes we want to find an old beater and give it a whirl.
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#2653258 - 12/04/11 02:36 PM Re: RIFLE RESTORATION 30.06 [Re: Dbllunger]
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How did you sand it and not ruin the checkering? I maybe need to look closer, you checker it yourself? Looks very very nice.

A Weatherby South Gate is rare and for 100, a treasure. I was there when the riots happened and Weatherby left South Gate, a very sad day. Now, they are up in San Luis Obispo after a brief stay in Orange COunty I believe.

Having tried this and failed, my hat is off to you.

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#2680227 - 12/19/11 07:46 AM Re: RIFLE RESTORATION 30.06 [Re: DaveB]
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Same as above except I haven't tried yet always on the look out though. How did you re-blue it?
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#2683717 - 12/21/11 12:36 AM Re: RIFLE RESTORATION 30.06 [Re: eweisner]
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Reblued with cold bluing by birchwood casey
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