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#5544895 - 01/15/15 12:45 PM Need a stock fitted on a custom rifle
Zipster Offline
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Registered: 12/09/13
Posts: 68
Loc: Hurst, TX
My Father built bolt action rifles most of my life and has since past away. I have the only remaining rifle left that he built; so needless to say, it has a lot of sentimental value.

It has a Birdseye Maple Monte Carlo stock with a Walnut foregrip on the front of the stock and also on the pistol grip. Pretty gun. My problem is that the rifle (30-06) has no recoil pad, just a plastic butt plate. Additionally, the stock is a bit long requiring the scope be set as far back as possible in order to get proper eye relief.

I need a Gunsmith to shorten the stock and fit it with a recoil pad and with the proper eye relief without butchering it. I don't have the skills to do it and this gun can't be replaced. I plan on giving this gun to my Grandson when he comes of age.

I'm in the D/FW area. Any recommendations?

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#5544928 - 01/15/15 01:00 PM Re: Need a stock fitted on a custom rifle [Re: Zipster]
wburke2010 Offline
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Registered: 06/26/13
Posts: 4926
Loc: Nevada, TX
TDK on here does some great work with really nice guns. If it is something really special like that, I would be taking it to him.

Walter

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#5544931 - 01/15/15 01:02 PM Re: Need a stock fitted on a custom rifle [Re: Zipster]
Judd Offline


Registered: 01/22/09
Posts: 11164
Loc: Sachse, TX
^^^^ agree 100% ^^^^
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#5544959 - 01/15/15 01:17 PM Re: Need a stock fitted on a custom rifle [Re: Zipster]
Zipster Offline
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Registered: 12/09/13
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Loc: Hurst, TX
Thanks guys.

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#5545522 - 01/15/15 05:58 PM Re: Need a stock fitted on a custom rifle [Re: Zipster]
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Registered: 09/05/07
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Loc: Mineola, TX
Thank you for the references. I would certainly be able to do the work desired. You can see my past work on the link provided below. I'm about 30min from Hurst.

http://texashuntingforum.com/forum/ubbthreads.php/topics/5378511/1
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#5545992 - 01/15/15 09:36 PM Re: Need a stock fitted on a custom rifle [Re: Zipster]
Zipster Offline
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Registered: 12/09/13
Posts: 68
Loc: Hurst, TX
Excellent. I will be giving you a call.

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#5548214 - 01/17/15 09:38 AM Re: Need a stock fitted on a custom rifle [Re: Zipster]
MikeC Offline
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Registered: 08/09/05
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Loc: Grayson County
Another option. Good folks to work with.

Alamo Precision Rifles

Located in Hurst.
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#5611440 - 02/21/15 09:51 AM Re: Need a stock fitted on a custom rifle [Re: Zipster]
Zipster Offline
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Registered: 12/09/13
Posts: 68
Loc: Hurst, TX
Just wanted to give Aaron a shout out here on the forum. He did the work I needed done and did it perfectly. Really pleased with the outcome. IF you all need any work done give him a call. He does excellent work and is reasonable. This kids got a gift.

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#5614019 - 02/22/15 08:48 PM Re: Need a stock fitted on a custom rifle [Re: Zipster]
blackcoal Offline
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Registered: 01/19/12
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Loc: 60 Mi North of DFW
Sorry to have to ask but Who/where is Aaron ?
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#5614044 - 02/22/15 08:56 PM Re: Need a stock fitted on a custom rifle [Re: blackcoal]
Tff caribou Offline
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Registered: 08/27/12
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Loc: Watauga, TX
Originally Posted By: blackcoal
Sorry to have to ask but Who/where is Aaron ?


TDK
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