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#1 patriot

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Posted 08 May 2008 - 08:50 PM

A friend's young son was given a Remington 511-P. After his second trip to the range I volunteered to do a restoration. The stock was water stained 4 inches up from the toe and had an assortment of nicks, dents, and gouges. The left side of the stock had a Y shaped cracked through into the barrel channel. The exterior metal and sights were pitted, but the bore was clean. While the rifle would likely fetch less than my time at minimum wage, it's nice to help bring another shooting into our sport.

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Posted 09 May 2008 - 05:38 AM

Well, a nice piece of wood certainly layed under that cloud. Well done.
Avatar: I pulled the T-36 off of my Kimber Hunter about two years ago and mounted a more flexible glass on it. The Sightron HBR II 6X42 got the nod. I sighted it with some SK Std Plus that I ordered from Midway. The combination was grouping very well. I was using some 3 inch Birchwood Casey dots for aiming points. They have a small half inch diamond in the middle that the crosshairs didn't quite obscure. I had almost forgotten what good shooting one can do with a fixed 6 power scope.

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Posted 09 May 2008 - 11:47 AM

I agree with Danny, beautiful grain on there. biggrin.gif

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Posted 09 May 2008 - 03:16 PM

I have found it to be true that many older Remingtons had very nice wood hidden under that "cover everything to make them all look the same" finish, but that one is exceptional.... very nice work!!
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