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Posted: 12/7/2010 2:00:37 PM EDT
i'm thinking about it, and am looking for pointers.
Link Posted: 12/15/2010 5:49:16 PM EDT
[#1]
not all composite but a good start



http://www.snipershide.com/forum/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=2178185
Link Posted: 12/16/2010 5:09:27 PM EDT
[#2]
There was an article in American Gunsmith a few years back.  Drop me an e-mail address, I'll see if I can find it and scan it.  I was considering trying it, just never got around to it, so if you do, please share!
Link Posted: 12/17/2010 7:08:40 AM EDT
[#3]
ya, I've been kicking the idea around some. 1 of the small businesses that I own does fiberglass tank repairs and piping installation, so working with composites is not anything out of my scope of knowledge. I've cut and shortened a few of my own stocks with good results. Most of the composite stocks I've looked at are a foam or AL block / foam cores and what looks like Kevlar and or carbon fiber prepreg vacuum bagged  around the core, and heat cured, as opposed to a wet laminate layup. the trick here is to find or make the core blank, in a design that works and is comfortable. firearm stocks have been around for the last few years so I don't see any need to reinvent the wheel.
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