Bedding thickness ?

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  1. txdan

    txdan Silver $$ Contributor

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    I was looking at spare stuff. Remington action in a McMillan Edge stock. Stock was bedded for Panda glue in.

    Looks like a lot of bedding thickness. Any thoughts on problems arising?
    6 BR @ 13.5 lbs. 1.250 shank. HV contour.
     
  2. bapayton

    bapayton Silver $$ Contributor

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    Great question........I have a similar project and am really curious on the consensus.
     
  3. Dusty Stevens

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    Thicker the better
     
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  4. Olde Man

    Olde Man Silver $$ Contributor

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    Aren't the tangs very different?
     
  5. Dusty Stevens

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    Yes. No issues if youre going to paint it or dont care about how it looks
     
  6. Fast14riot

    Fast14riot Silver $$ Contributor

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    I would bed it, then do a thin skim coat. Shrinkage is greater with increased volume.
     
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  7. D-4297

    D-4297 Silver $$ Contributor

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    When I relived my stock for bedding ; I considered the depth of material to take out , and settled on roughly .125 depth for above mentioned reasons . The stock was quite robust , ( Richards Micro-fit Laminate ) so removing that much material was no a issue . Bedding was done in two layers , and it has turned out to be a excellent job , all told . Four years , and over 5,000 rounds , tight as the day it was done . Always time to do it twice , but never time to do it right . Take the time to do it right , and you'll only have to do it once .
     
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    Frank Blum Silver $$ Contributor

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    Old time words of wisdom that you just can't argue with.
     

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