Black Walnut & Cherry laminated Remington 660 & 600 Magnum Stock

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Project by HalDougherty posted 02-19-2010 11:28 PM 10552 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This stock was carved from black walnut & cherry. To get the laminations laid out like the original, the center section was thickness sanded to 0.444 and the two cherry sections were sanded to 0.333. It’s a lot easier to lay out a laminated stock, when you create an original stock. Making a close duplicate is much tougher. The last photo shows the original stock and the bottom plastic…(should have been metal) and my copy. Should I leave it like this, or thin the wrist of the stock and make the plastic floorplate blend into the wood? The recoil of a .357 diameter bullet of 250g at 2600fps is going to be fierce. I did use a 1” thick recoil pad on both replacement stocks.

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#1 posted 02-20-2010 12:36 AM

great work, did you glass bed it?

-- rob, ont,canada

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#2 posted 02-20-2010 02:33 AM

That’s what I’m going to do this weekend. I’ve fitted the metal to both stocks. Now after all that precision work, I hogged out a lot of the bedding and I’ll glass them this weekend. The recoil lug has to have a perfect bearing surface against the stock.

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#3 posted 02-23-2010 04:37 AM

nice stocks well done

-- of all the things Ive lost in life i miss my mind the most

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#4 posted 02-24-2010 05:43 PM

i.m sure it’ll turn out great and above all else accurate!

-- rob, ont,canada

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#5 posted 01-02-2013 04:23 PM

Nice work…

-- Lathe and my imagination will do everything to realize my dreams...Vanzemaljac

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