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November 20, 2010, 09:14 PM
Very nice work on the refinishing job.
November 21, 2010, 02:50 AM
beautiful wood, wow, you don't find wood like that on a wally world boom stick.
November 21, 2010, 11:42 PM
With the carbon offsets that I've earned by recycling two old pads I get to shoot off a whole case of shells with no guilt whatsoever.
November 22, 2010, 02:52 PM
I like the looks of the Remington, but the Ithaca is impressive.
November 23, 2010, 12:34 AM
Good work on the 870. The blond finish is beautiful. I bought a Rem 870 Express about 5 or 6 years ago with that dark finish they use to put on and after cutting it down I recycled my original recoil by using it and I ended up refinishing the entire stock and to my surprise it came out looking like a beautiful laminated stock. A couple of years ago Rem started to do this on all their 870 Express guns. All those refinishing jobs look great and thanks for sharing. Just watch out for all those carbon footprints out there...
November 23, 2010, 12:43 AM
The best way to reduce carbon foot print is a nuclear war. The next best is actually to use trees and natural resources.:D
November 23, 2010, 12:50 AM
I am glad that so many like the blonde look.
It's just a lot of stripping, sanding and Tru-Oil.
Frank Vallone of Sycamore Hill Designs is now cutting a simple checkering pattern into the grip.
I am a real sucker for a well cut blonde with the right padding :cool:
P.S. It was rather hard to get the old stain out of the blonde wood. I do not think I was able to get it all out, but I still like it.