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Old November 20, 2009, 08:02 PM   #1
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Minor Repairs & Touchups Help

I need some advice on how to touch up some scratches and dings that my rifle has acquired on the stock and the barrel. I know most people would just ignore these but everytime I look at them it makes my stomach knot up...so here are a couple of pictures and any advice you can lend would be greatly appreciated.









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Old November 20, 2009, 08:04 PM   #2
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Here are some of the dings alongside the stock...







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Old November 20, 2009, 08:05 PM   #3
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And, here is by far the worst of the damage..this one is actually into the wood and may require further attention..



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Old November 20, 2009, 08:26 PM   #4
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Assuming it's not a collectible gun, you're down to a complete refinishing. You can try to touch up the blueing and sand and relaquer the damaged spots in the stock, but it will show.
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Old November 20, 2009, 10:09 PM   #5
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The only thing I can think of to help you on the barrel is to have it bead blasted. The stock...well...put some gun chaps on it and don't worry about it! I know it is easier said than done but I am very OCD about my rifles. This is why I have put Gun Chaps on everyone I own
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Old November 20, 2009, 11:26 PM   #6
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Steel wool with gun oil, then cold blue for the barrel.

Gunstock oil or danish oil or Old English touch-up on the stock.

You'll see them if you look, but the won't be glaring.




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