I'm working on turning an old Nagant rifle into a sporter. I had a gunsmith
cut down and recrown the barrel. I cut down and filled the furniture.
Anyone know of good bedding compounds? I know brownells sells a kit, but was
wondering if I could use long cure epoxy and fiber matting (like the shredded
fiber used in auto body work) That stuff is terrifically strong.
I soaked the stock in solvent, then kitty litter, then more solvent and kitty
litter to remove about 50 years of military grease and grime, so I think the
epoxy should bond ok. Also ,I was thinking of drilling some shallow wells
around the action area, to serve as "epoxy rivets" sometimes used on knife
Any info? Anyone sucessfully use a old MN for hunting (mainly deer--a short