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Browning wood fore end replacement?

Discussion in 'Maintenance & Gunsmithing' started by ol Bust Head, Dec 20, 2015.

  1. ol Bust Head

    ol Bust Head Gresham Member

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    I have a Browning A-500 Shotgun that has developed a crack in the wooden fore end. I have not been able to find replacement parts, anyone have ideas?
     
  2. jbett98

    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    You can arrest the crack by laying in some fiberglass cloth and epoxy.
    Clean the wood with some denatured alcohol after scuffing up the area with some 100 grit sandpaper.
    Then fill in the crack with some oil based like colored wood putty.
     
  3. deadeye

    deadeye Albany,OR. Moderator Staff Member

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  4. Medic!

    Medic! What just happened? Has eagle eyes. But cant remember what he saw. Bronze Supporter

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    Superglue. Works even on oil soaked wood.
    I use it on all my wood splices. And crack repairs.

    Of course all stock work looks easy. But there is a learning curve.
    And it can be hard to preserve the overall finish. And make a crack repair.

    Good luck
     
    Last edited: Dec 21, 2015
  5. bolus

    bolus Portland Well-Known Member 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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