DIY Re-polishing my 30-06 Rifle at home in a few hundred rupees

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DIY Re-polishing my 30-06 Rifle at home in a few hundred rupees

Post by Ajaaybeer » Fri Sep 16, 2022 3:35 am

Greetings to fellows and respect to veterans, I am sharing a little diy project which I carried out without any professional tools to refinish and repolish my I.O.F .30-06 rifle stock at home. Literally it’s a very economical project carried out in a few hundred rupees.
Disclaimer: There are fellow members who are at expert level and they may rate it at level 1 or 2 on scale of 1 to 10 if we compare it to some professional work in other posts on the forum. But again this is the beginner level with no tools that anyone can do and I don’t claim to be an expert or PRO. It might encourage others to take a new project and some may take it to higher standards. Wish to share with community to act as inspiration to utilise the free energy.

Note : My video is in Punjabi and English mix with subtitles and I am not very good with Hindi so kindly excuse if you don’t understand it with clarity. Proud to be a part of this community and contributing my little share.
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Re: DIY Re-polishing my 30-06 Rifle at home in a few hundred rupees

Post by Shivaji.Dasgupta » Fri Sep 16, 2022 7:11 am

Great Work in small budget Paaji.
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Post by Ajaaybeer » Fri Sep 16, 2022 9:33 am

Coincidentally, I forgot to delete some photos taken in my phone during this diy project last year which clearly shows the kind of wood I.O.F uses for the rifle. I am sharing those photos where we can notice the exposed grain of the wood without polish. Only sealer has been applied.
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Post by marksman » Sun Sep 18, 2022 7:49 pm

The iron sight may be practical for target shooting but one of the ugliest I have ever witnessed. In fact those are surplus SLR sights used by our forces. I am sure there are smiths around to remedy this as well. Indeed a very good job done in the limited resources available with a fair amount of elbow grease. Kudos !!!

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Post by SniPeR30-06 » Tue Apr 30, 2024 9:58 pm

marksman wrote:
Sun Sep 18, 2022 7:49 pm
The iron sight may be practical for target shooting but one of the ugliest I have ever witnessed. In fact those are surplus SLR sights used by our forces. I am sure there are smiths around to remedy this as well. Indeed a very good job done in the limited resources available with a fair amount of elbow grease. Kudos !!!

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These are not SLR sights sir. SLR have peep sight in the rear.

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Re: DIY Re-polishing my 30-06 Rifle at home in a few hundred rupees

Post by drshamsherrana » Tue May 14, 2024 11:40 pm

good work buddy
i have stained my gun stock with instant coffee mixed with lit water and boiled with continuous stirring and boiling to make it lit thick
can apply this with a soft cloth, wipe excess.
let it dry over night
put some hair dryer gently.
can rub this with a steel wool or very fine emery paper
and it can be further sealed with a wood finishing lacquer glossy or matt
as per ur taste
it gives awesome finish.

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