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Gunstock for dad's trap shooting gun

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Project by Thomas P. posted 12-23-2013 04:01 PM 2957 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a surprise gift I made for my dad . It is a Stok Lok invented and patented by Hall of Fame Trapshooter Pat McCarthy (Ohio). Inside the stock are a series of pistons and springs that do not compress until fired and then travel up to 1” for recoil reduction.

-- Thomas Prusak





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JuanM

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#1 posted 12-23-2013 04:01 PM

That is one good looking shotgun!

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Shawn LaFleur

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#2 posted 12-23-2013 04:28 PM

Great work !! How did you get the gun away for him long enough to finish that project.

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#3 posted 12-23-2013 04:35 PM

Have to ask, what type of wood this is? Very beautiful grain and figure in it what ever it is. Very nice job on the gun. I would say he is almost afraid to use it now.

-- F.Little

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#4 posted 12-23-2013 06:57 PM

Wow! I’m speechless.

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#5 posted 12-23-2013 09:23 PM

Love the wood! Used to shoot competitive trap many years ago. He will like the reduced recoil and the care that went into the stock.

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#6 posted 12-23-2013 11:36 PM

Beautiful job!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#7 posted 12-24-2013 12:01 AM

Wow what a beautiful gun stock, you have done an awesome job. The wood really comes alive when the finish is on it…Dad will be very happy.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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Mainiac Matt

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#8 posted 12-24-2013 12:29 AM

Great job!

The wood selection and Finnish are excellent!

-- It’s the knowledge in your head, skill in your hands and motivation to create in you heart that makes you a woodworker. - Mainiac Matt

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gfadvm

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#9 posted 12-24-2013 01:23 AM

May be the nicest stock I’ve ever seen. And the reduced recoil is a bonus!

GREAT JOB!

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Don W

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#10 posted 12-24-2013 01:43 AM

Fantastic job. It must have been an interesting project.

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#11 posted 12-24-2013 03:11 PM

Had to check out that Stok Lok, not inexpensive, but definitely worth it for a trap shooter. Beautiful looking
stock, your dad will be thanking you every time he shoots. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 79 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#12 posted 12-24-2013 08:55 PM

Wow !!!

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RKassen

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#13 posted 12-26-2013 05:09 PM

That is going to be a treasured heirloom! That’s an amazing stock! Great work!

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