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stock Bending

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by xtj, Jul 9, 2012.

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  1. xtj

    xtj Guest

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    Would any of you trapshooters out there know of some one who does stock bending??

    Thank You
    JKG
     
  2. skeeljc

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    Jim Greenwood, Agusta, Kansas.

    He did three for me so far. Nice work.

    Jim Skeel<BR>
    P/W Dealer/Distributor
     
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    Ed Yanchok. AKA The Stock Doctor. Warren, NJ.
     
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    Same here.....Jim Greenwood has done several Superposed for me. Old wood takes a little time to get bent. Jim got it done. Can't tell anything was done by looking.
     
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    Woodcock Hill Inc. Benton PA did a couple for me, great people to work with.
    Paul D
     
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    luvtrapguns Well-Known Member

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    Once the stock is bent will it hold that position or will it have a tendency to return to normal (straight) over time? Thanks, Marc
     
  7. goatskin

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    <i>Once the stock is bent will it hold that position or will it have a tendency to return to normal (straight) over time? Thanks, Marc</i>

    That's one of those "It depends." questions. The degree of manipulation matters, and how dry/old/thick the wood is, as well as how good the bender is.

    When you bend a stock, you 'overbend' it, and then fix it that position overnight or longer. There will always be some creepage back toward the default (mebbe 1/8th inch ±?), but under normal conditions, once it is done, it's done.

    Some woods just don't bend worth a flip; some you can make permanent pretzels from.

    I have a 7p .pdf illustrated paper (DGJ, maybe?) I can send to anybody who wants it. PM me your addy.

    Bob
     
  8. shootsome

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    Rich Cole of Cole Gunsmithing bends stocks.
     
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