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Unread 08-07-2019, 03:24 PM   #1
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Default A fox transformed.

This is quite a "before and after" on this little 16g. Fox B grade.

The butt had been messed up as bad as I have ever seen with some sort of bodgery to attempt fitting a new buttplate. The wood had to be re-profiled and feathered into the forward portion of the stock before a new old stock Noshoc pad could be installed.

The whole stock was then cleaned up and refinished. Forend too. The finish techniques used really made the grain stand out. All of the original checkering was then recut.

in some ways it looks like a completely different gun.

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Unread 08-07-2019, 07:56 PM   #2
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Very nice look to the new finish. Great looking gun!

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The little factory at North 18th Street and Windrim Avenue certainly put some great wood on their B-/BE-Grades.
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Wow the new finish really brings out the contrast in the stock !
I really like the way the grain appears to sweep upwards on the stock .
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Brian you are a wizard with wood. You must have magic wand to fix some of these major screw ups. Perfection is your standard and it shows in your work. Hope to have you wave your wand over a pistol grip AH stock someday. Nice job. David
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Great job Brian! Another one saved.
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Spectacular transformation on quite a rare gun.
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