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Re: New Project: Custom 10/22 Target Rifle
« Reply #50 on: November 03, 2016, 11:27:21 AM »
Before installing the cheek rest and comb piece I needed to deal with the butt pad, I probably wont have enough room to put the stock on the belt sander after installing the cheek rest.

I marked the position of the trigger on the stock and squared off the butt stock with my compound miter saw.

I have 13.5" of LOP, with the addition of the butt pad it will be close to 14"



I then traced the profile of a butt pad from a Ruger American rifle



I marked some guide lines for where I will start the rounding of the stock



using a file I rounded the stock top and bottom



I marked the butt pad on the flip flop and cut it out

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Re: New Project: Custom 10/22 Target Rifle
« Reply #51 on: November 03, 2016, 11:31:24 AM »
Some JB Clear weld 5 min epoxy and the chunk of flip flop is now a recoil pad



While I was mixing up the epoxy for the butt pad, I mixed up some with some sawdust and put it in the joint at the top of the pistol grip, this is the weakest spot on the stock and it could use the extra support.



I also cut the front of the forend to 30 degrees



I then fitted the butt pad by sanding the wood and pad together.



There is still a little work needed on the top, another layer of body filler and some sanding will take care of it



now I'll start with the body filler and the final contouring of the stock, stay tuned
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Re: New Project: Custom 10/22 Target Rifle
« Reply #53 on: November 03, 2016, 11:38:51 AM »
I am envious of your skill.  I know you're not doing to save money, but for the art of it.  So, to this point, how much time do you have invested in the different parts?
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Re: New Project: Custom 10/22 Target Rifle
« Reply #54 on: November 06, 2016, 01:05:09 AM »
I'll tally it up and put it in here when the project is done.

Yes the plan is to learn how to do these things, rather than just buy the parts and bolt them on....
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Re: New Project: Custom 10/22 Target Rifle
« Reply #55 on: November 06, 2016, 05:02:53 PM »
I noticed that your pistol grip has a bit more radius to it in the area of the finger grooves than the straighter Hipshot version pictured in your earlier post - I am interested to see if this works out well for you. 
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Re: New Project: Custom 10/22 Target Rifle
« Reply #56 on: November 14, 2016, 08:05:56 AM »
I hope so, the fingers get smaller, so does the reach, so it seems natural to have the 30 degree rake

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Re: New Project: Custom 10/22 Target Rifle
« Reply #57 on: November 14, 2016, 08:07:22 AM »
This is the final part of the stock work, when we left off I had just finished installing the butt pad and were installing the cheek rest and the comb.

Here is the cheek rest being glued into place



Once the glue dried I measured for the new piece for the top of the comb, cut it out and cleaned it up on the belt sander.



Then glued it in place, I'll make another one to make it full width, then sand it down from there



now that we have all the pieces in place, we need to round, contour, sand, fill, sand some more, prime then paint.....

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Re: New Project: Custom 10/22 Target Rifle
« Reply #58 on: November 14, 2016, 08:09:54 AM »
I thinned it down some, and them began adding the body filler



I start with the grip, I need to cut in some compound curves, which are difficult to make symetrical



First round of body filler, you can see how much it shrank. It is important to let it fully cure before sanding and moving to the next round.



Here I am removing material at the front of the cheek piece, I want it to disappear into the stock. I will also need to fill and blend the area in front of the cheek piece.



Second round of body filler, looks horrible, I had to work fast before the filler started to harden.

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Re: New Project: Custom 10/22 Target Rifle
« Reply #59 on: November 14, 2016, 08:12:54 AM »
More profiling of the cheek rest, getting closer to the final shape



More sanding on the opposite side, the body filler shrinks when it dries so I'll need to add another layer



building up and blending the bottom of the stock, we are trying to get it flat and turn the step at the left into a smooth ramp



The transition at the front of the comb is almost done

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Re: New Project: Custom 10/22 Target Rifle
« Reply #60 on: November 14, 2016, 08:16:57 AM »
More progress, the shape is finally done, now I need to smooth the body filler and remove the scratches




The stock was pretty close, so it is time to put our first coat of high build primer on, then we will look for scratches, glue lines and imperfections that we can fix

The light pink stuff is standard body filler, the darker pink stuff is spot putty









Rinse, lather, repeat.....



I think it is finally ready for paint, in the next installment we will coat the stock with paint and assemble
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Re: New Project: Custom 10/22 Target Rifle
« Reply #62 on: November 14, 2016, 05:17:21 PM »
Nice work.  Looking forward to seeing the finished product.   :thumbup1
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Re: New Project: Custom 10/22 Target Rifle
« Reply #63 on: November 21, 2016, 11:20:41 PM »
I am going to use Rust-Oleum semi-gloss white as the base coat, I am not sure a base coat is needed, but I figured it couldn't hurt.
I'll follow the base coat with the Rust-Oleum pearl mist and then a Krylon satin clear coat



Here is the 1st coat of white semi-gloss, after two coats I will wet sand and then add the Pearl Mist coats



After two coats of white base, 3 coats of pearl mist and 2 coats of satin clear, the stock is ready for assembly.



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Re: New Project: Custom 10/22 Target Rifle
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Re: New Project: Custom 10/22 Target Rifle
« Reply #66 on: November 21, 2016, 11:28:18 PM »
It looks like a completely different rifle!

Very unique!  :thumbup1
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« Reply #67 on: November 21, 2016, 11:47:55 PM »
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Re: New Project: Custom 10/22 Target Rifle
« Reply #68 on: November 22, 2016, 12:26:54 PM »
Now we need to see how she groups.  What is the final weight?
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