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Cp ! Stock/grip Refurb.

Discussion in 'Air Pistols' started by shadowryder, Aug 13, 2019.

  1. shadowryder

    shadowryder Shootin' the Breeze!!

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    AS Above,
    decided to get rid of chinese varnish on my CP 1 and as I have rather large hands I did a bit of a reshape to make more comfy,
    Stripped it back using a scalpel blade for bulk smooth areas and finished with nitromors stripper for chequering,Then sanded with very fine emery paper and finished of with fine wire wool for a smooth finish.
    Did not go crazy with the reshape but took off what I didn't want with a belt sander.
    I then cleaned off the whole thing with thinners to remove any dust/grease etc,
    After that I applied 6 coats of spray on teak oil leaving 1/2 hr between coats,buffed it with a soft cloth and left overnight to completely dry.
    Following day I applied 4 coats of a neutral wax polish to give some protection for wood.
    It has shown up the gain quite nicely and also slightly darkened the beech,
    IMO much better than horrible chinese yellow varnish.
    a few pics.

    ATB

    Jay.
     

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    shadowryder Shootin' the Breeze!!

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    Looking good buddy
     
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    cheers
    Mikey,,,

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