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Fit this stock to the:
Remington 700 in 243 0%
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Votes: 2

 Stock Finish

 Author:  Topic:  Posted:
Mar 15, 2002
I am not adept at using the internet. Only recently did I learn how to reproduce these clickable links, so please do not lambaste me for requesting this information from the Adequacy community.

More diaries by Right Hand Man
I'm all out of bubblegum
No doubt there are owners or aficionados of Stradivarius violins using this web site.

I recently purchased an exhibition grade American walnut rifle stock blank, absolutely top notch but unfinished. I would like to finish the wood with the same laquer used on the Stradivarius violins, as I undertand that it brings out the quality of the wood's grain without unnecessarily tainting its color, and is purported to be virtually indestructable.

Using the common search engines I have been able to glean little information concerning the finish's components. Coupled with the fact that my filtering software has rejected a number of sites (no doubt obscene beyond imagination), I have not recovered the formulation. Please report any information you may have, or provide a clickable link.

For those of you who own, play, or have seen one of these pieces, I would like to know your assessment of its finish quality.


Ask nathan. (none / 0) (#1)
by because it isnt on Fri Mar 15th, 2002 at 09:19:35 AM PST
I heard that he has one. -- because it isn't

the rifle (none / 0) (#2)
by Anonymous Reader on Fri Mar 15th, 2002 at 12:26:02 PM PST
if he can pull it out of his mouth long enough.

clickable link (none / 0) (#3)
by Anonymous Reader on Fri Mar 15th, 2002 at 01:37:40 PM PST

You know, (none / 0) (#4)
by hauntedattics on Fri Mar 15th, 2002 at 02:32:38 PM PST
even if they've figured out the 'secret ingredients' in Stradivari's finishes, I'll bet you the new violins made that way still won't sound as good. This makes me oddly happy.

Excellent (5.00 / 1) (#5)
by Right Hand Man on Sat Mar 16th, 2002 at 01:07:41 PM PST
Good old reliable Borax. I will see what sort of mixtures I can make with it and the various insecticides I have. They all contain chemicals that would act as wood preservatives but I am unsure which would be best.

Thank you for the information.

"Keep your bible open and your powder dry."


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