Modifying a 1927 Thompson buttplate

Discussion in 'Maintenance & Gunsmithing' started by Velzey, Jun 16, 2016.

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  1. Velzey

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    So i got sick of looking for a proper plate to fit an original Thompson stock. Original stocks have swelled, and I swear the plates have shrank :) by .125 all the way around.

    So I though hey I have a tig welder and a bunch of rod, a belt sander, and a hard 8" scotch brite wheel, and then sand blasted. Just needs a little parkerizing now.

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  2. Stomper

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    Nothing like fabbing stuff and smacking it over the fence, yeah? ;)
     
  3. taroman

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    excellent work!
     

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