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#438662 - 10/09/07 05:34 PM Adding weight ???
Blucollar
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Any ideas about a good way to add some weight to the butt section of a Stevens 200 synthetic stock?
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#438685 - 10/09/07 05:55 PM Re: Adding weight ??? [Re: Blucollar]
megalomaniac
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take off the recoil pad and mix lead shot with epoxy and fill er up.
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#438701 - 10/09/07 06:08 PM Re: Adding weight ??? [Re: megalomaniac]
paincave_2000
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 Originally Posted By: megalomaniac
take off the recoil pad and mix lead shot with epoxy and fill er up.

Exactly what he said.
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#438901 - 10/09/07 07:45 PM Re: Adding weight ??? [Re: paincave_2000]
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#439362 - 10/09/07 09:49 PM Re: Adding weight ??? [Re: remke]
FULLDRAWXX75
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Personally, I would not recommend the "epoxy" mixture, epoxy is messy and somewhat forever after it dries and if the weight ratio is not correct you are stuck with a usless stock.

I had a Knight MZ with a hollow syn stock, it was so dang frt heavy, I hated that gun. I did use shot, but use the expandable foam as the filler material.
I added shot until it felt correct, I removed the shot and started to add the foam a little at a time, adding shot along with it, this distributed the shot evenly.

The foam is easy to remove if need be, you just dig it out with a spoon. Also, you can drill it and add shot into the pockets and reseal with foam or silicone plugs.

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