Originally Posted by Swervin
Seen it done. No B.S. they had the barrel wedged between a bumper on a pickup. And with a bag of lead shot beat on it... With a lot of liquor and laughs successfully bent a field gun barrel to make it shoot high..... You can even bend the curve of a stock for a right hander, to curve for a lefty. Dads a southpaw and with a vise a heatlamp and some time... It works....
It was actually a fairly common practice on single bbl shotguns years ago. A couple of companies even sold fixtures for bending bbls . Bending a stock for cast on/off is still done today but most people jut put on a adjustable comb and or butt pad