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Old June 22, 2012, 08:14 AM   #3
jsmaye
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Boiling hot water is not necessary, and will blemish or even remove the shellac with which these rifles are finished. Regular water is fine.

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...if it's factory then it shouldn't be laminated...
There were indeed factory-laminated stocks. However, I don't think the boiling water is de-laminating the wood; rather, it's just clouding the finish.
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