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Old 09-23-2011, 09:21 AM   #1
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started this sniper project about 6 wks ago..started with a VZ24 Czech mauser (from SOG). It was ROUGH!!! lots of pitting on outside surface metal, dark bore (rifling OK), stock had 3 cracks and steel butt plate was probably used as a hammer! Action nice and tight/smooth. Rifle is 7x57mm w/turned down bolt.
Got an ATI stock, BSA scope w/Weaver mounts/rings, UTG bipod & Allen sling. Used Brownells Aluma Hyde II in 3 colors (dark earth, OD grn, desert tan, clear matte) on stock, bolt, cheek rest, trigger group, bbled action)..gonna cloth camo the scope. Will try and post pics when I'm done!
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Old 09-23-2011, 12:50 PM   #2
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started this sniper project about 6 wks ago..started with a VZ24 Czech mauser (from SOG). It was ROUGH!!! lots of pitting on outside surface metal, dark bore (rifling OK), stock had 3 cracks and steel butt plate was probably used as a hammer! Action nice and tight/smooth. Rifle is 7x57mm w/turned down bolt.
Got an ATI stock, BSA scope w/Weaver mounts/rings, UTG bipod & Allen sling. Used Brownells Aluma Hyde II in 3 colors (dark earth, OD grn, desert tan, clear matte) on stock, bolt, cheek rest, trigger group, bbled action)..gonna cloth camo the scope. Will try and post pics when I'm done!
pictures or it didn't happen! show some before and afters and during.
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pictures or it didn't happen! show some before and afters and during.
makes no difference to me if u believe it happened or not...
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OK, but perhaps some of the membership would like to see the project. Who knows, your expertice may inspire someone!

BTW - I think this will make a great restoration thread.
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can't give any b4 pics..didn't take any..most of the camo is done excluding touch up on the stock and scope/bipod haven't been installed yet..I'll see if I can take a coupla pics tomorrow if it's not raining......
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"Pics or it didn't happen." Is a standard phrase around here for: "How about posting some pictures?"

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"Pics or it didn't happen." Is a standard phrase around here for: "How about posting some pictures?"

gotcha...thanks!
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Did this one last fall! It is also a Czech, but a K98k.



Here is my sons 1942 Husqvarna M38. Still need to dura coat/ camo the metal.
His is not a Sniper though.
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those are 2 beautiful rifles!!!
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