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Forum topic by yellowtruck75 posted 605 days ago 1789 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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yellowtruck75

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605 days ago

I got a request from a customer asking for a walnut Ruger 10 22 stock. Most of the sites that I found us CNC routers to build stocks. Unfortunately I don’t have access to a CNC so what are my options?


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teejk

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#1 posted 605 days ago

search ruger 10 22 stocks and find the cheapest nylon stock you can get for a pattern. that gun is one of the most popular mass-produced guns ever made and aftermarket parts are plentiful.

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#2 posted 605 days ago

I’ve built a couple stocks just using the rifle as reference but it a bit of a pain. Look up someone like Hal, http://lumberjocks.com/HalDougherty and have him make you a blank then finish it yourself.

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#3 posted 604 days ago

rimfirecentral.com. has a good section making stocks,mostly 10/22’s people are as great there as on here

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#4 posted 604 days ago

You need the rifle to make the stock, so it shouldn’t be too difficult to duplicate the stock with hand tools.

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luckysawdust

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#5 posted 603 days ago

I’ve got a spare stock I could ship to you that you can use as a model—it’s a wooden stock, so that might give you a helpful idea or two?

You’ll need to know the size barrel he wants on the rifle (factory, or target? – big difference in diameter.

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