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Old September 25, 2018, 12:24 PM   #1
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I like pretty wood!

This is the stock on my Mauser getting new life as a 358 winchester! I love the wood on this particular one. I believe it will be a pretty looking rifle! Malcolm Ballistic tooling from Arkansas is doing the work.
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Old September 25, 2018, 01:00 PM   #2
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Very Nice!
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Old September 25, 2018, 05:37 PM   #3
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Very nice wood! Good choice.
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Old September 25, 2018, 07:42 PM   #4
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Very pretty.
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Old September 25, 2018, 07:57 PM   #5
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NICE! Who did the woodwork?
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Old September 26, 2018, 05:32 AM   #6
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Tim Malcolm from Malcolm ballistic. He is the type of guy who will work 9 hrs on the wood to metal fit, and at the end of the 9 hrs have only about a cupful of shavings.
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Old September 26, 2018, 08:51 AM   #7
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THAT'S pretty!
I love classic wood stocked masers. Your 358 is an under appreciated caliber. I made a few for Wyoming elk hunters and so far I have never heard anything bad said about how well they work.
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Old September 26, 2018, 11:15 AM   #8
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I love wood stocks too. They're getting hard to find on a new rifle and when you do, the quality of the wood is just not up to par. I've posted in other threads regarding my 1960 Weatherby Mark V 257 WM. I have an end mill and lathe so I decided to free float it and pillar bed it. That all went very well and the stock turned out amazingly beautiful but the LOP was too short and I was having a hard time getting a quick cheek weld.

I went to Boyd's Gunstocks and ordered one of their XX Claro walnut Platinum stocks with all the trimmings. That stock arrived yesterday and if fit like a glove. I'm going to shoot it and then see if it requires bedding or not, I sort of doubt it will. The original Weatherby stock is in the lower right of the image.
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Old September 26, 2018, 11:28 AM   #9
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Jevyod,
That thing needs some open sights in that caliber....look at NECG.
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Old September 26, 2018, 09:37 PM   #10
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I'm not a wood guy but that's nice looking.
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Old September 29, 2018, 09:10 AM   #11
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I like it AND I'm looking for someone for my next build off a Whitworth action. Malcolm is only a short distance from the range I go to so I may stop in and get a quote.

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Old September 29, 2018, 01:02 PM   #12
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This is the stock on my Mauser getting new life as a 358 winchester! I love the wood on this particular one. I believe it will be a pretty looking rifle! Malcolm Ballistic tooling from Arkansas is doing the work.
I looked it over when I was in Tim's shop today. It is really nice looking.

Jerry

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Old September 30, 2018, 06:54 PM   #13
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While not true wood, I have built some good looking rifles on Savage actions with the Laminated stocks from Boyds.

Not nearly the panache of a good wood stock but far better looking than Tupperware and glass (not to mention just as stable)

I have not put other than Savage in a Boyds but the fit is outstanding, very little tang relief and it fit like a glove, did not bother to bed the two I did (a third on an EABCO stock of the same type defily needed to be bedded)
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Old October 1, 2018, 10:28 AM   #14
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Wow I am jealous you got to see it! Was it blued yet?
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Old October 1, 2018, 06:39 PM   #15
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Wow I am jealous you got to see it! Was it blued yet?
Sorry, but I can't say for sure as I was only admiring the stock. I don't think it was but I will probably stop by there this weekend as it is only a mile from the range I go to.

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Old October 1, 2018, 06:41 PM   #16
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I can say this, based on what I've seen and heard you WILL NOT be disappointed.

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