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Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 12-03-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 103
Posted By Gobber
Marlin Mag Mod PSA

As discussed here-
Post #7 https://www.rimfirecentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1177111
doing the Marlin Mag Mod is a pretty cool project. Adding a bit of material to the main body of the mag...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 11-27-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By Gobber
Still sitting there. Price drop to $105 with...

Still sitting there.
Price drop to $105 with 78 views but no takers.
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 11-27-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By Gobber
TS- the CF wrap is pretty cool and doesn’t add...

TS- the CF wrap is pretty cool and doesn’t add much weight.

After adding it and then sanding / shaping to fit, it ends up being a really thin layer. I plan to try a removable sleeve version,...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 11-26-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By Gobber
Here’s the Warning of the One Step Back- Beware...

Here’s the Warning of the One Step Back- Beware that the Marlin Mags can ride higher into the mag well while you are shaping them to fit.
Their steel feed lips can easily push against the ejector...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 11-26-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By Gobber
Was able to get a carbon fiber wrap on a Marlin...

Was able to get a carbon fiber wrap on a Marlin Mag that seems to work fairly well.
As with everything, it’s a two step forward one step back process.
Disassembled, scuffed, plugged and taped...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 11-21-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By Gobber
Well, looks like that price is above the current...

Well, looks like that price is above the current market value price point.

Been viewed 50 times, no takers.

Curious if the availability of the “Marlin Mod” might be depressing the market...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 11-19-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By Gobber
Triggershoe - I see you list northeast Ohio as...

Triggershoe - I see you list northeast Ohio as your location. How far from Pittsburgh are you?

Now on to the fun stuff.
Picked up a few of the Marlin 10rnd mags a while ago, but been too busy...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 11-18-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By Gobber
Now that’s a cool hack :bthumb: My question...

Now that’s a cool hack :bthumb:

My question is if the feed ramp and lips are in the right position to align the top round to chamber properly.

Another possibility is heat shrink wrap. Hobby...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 11-17-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By Gobber
With the price of the 7-2’s what they are and the...

With the price of the 7-2’s what they are and the rarity of 10rnd mags, my thought is you paid decent market price for your deal at that time. Couple that with an actual need for the items for...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 11-17-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By Gobber
Sooo... A buck and a quarter looks to be too...

Sooo...

A buck and a quarter looks to be too much.

Just out of curiosity, what is an OEM 10rnd LR mag worth these days?

Inquiring minds and all that... :rolleyes:
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 11-17-2019, 04:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By Gobber
7-2 LR Mag

Just taking a look at GB and saw this. Pricey but available-
https://www.gunbroker.com/item/844729273
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 11-04-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,143
Posted By Gobber
TS44 - Greatly appreciate the complement. ...

TS44 - Greatly appreciate the complement.

Looking back to the first Boyd's stock I modified up until this version, it really has been a lot of hours thinkin' & tinkerin'. Definitely worth it. ...
Forum: Stocks: Making, Repairing, Refinishing, Modifying, and Bedding 10-31-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,142
Posted By Gobber
Yep, they always look rough before trimming,...

Yep, they always look rough before trimming, shaping and sanding. Now is when you learn the tricks of the trade in prep, sanding down and repair of the hickies.
A bit of resin and chopped fiber...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 10-31-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,143
Posted By Gobber
Stock only- 800g, 1lb 12oz Complete rig- stock,...

Stock only- 800g, 1lb 12oz
Complete rig- stock, barreled action, scope, suppressor 3280g, 7lb 3.7oz
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 10-28-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,143
Posted By Gobber
Love that toggle action :bthumb: ...

Love that toggle action :bthumb:

https://www.smugmug.com/gallery/n-LHR2Qc/i-W6HHZzp/A
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 10-23-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By Gobber
Thanks! What is the weight of the rifle? ...

Thanks!

What is the weight of the rifle?

When you take it apart, can you post some photos?

:bthumb:
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 10-22-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By Gobber
That's a cool looking rig :bthumb: What does...

That's a cool looking rig :bthumb:

What does the magazine look like?

Does the toggle bolt handle come off or is it all one piece.

And welcome to RimFireCentral :t
Forum: Stocks: Making, Repairing, Refinishing, Modifying, and Bedding 10-22-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,142
Posted By Gobber
This is going to be a cool one :bthumb: Really...

This is going to be a cool one :bthumb: Really like the low tech approach.

Couple of thoughts-

1. Make sure you test a section of the foam with your resin and glass to make sure nothing...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 10-22-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,143
Posted By Gobber
Final Layer After a bit of use and some...

Final Layer

After a bit of use and some final shaping, it was ready for the final layer of 12K carbon fiber. Wanted this one to have a little better ergonomics in the grip area....
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 10-22-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,143
Posted By Gobber
Forearm Settled on the half hex section of...

Forearm

Settled on the half hex section of CF tubing for this build.
Makes removal of the barreled action much easier that the full hex tube section. ...
Forum: Stocks: Making, Repairing, Refinishing, Modifying, and Bedding 10-20-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,142
Posted By Gobber
Fully agree that 5lb foam is the ticket when...

Fully agree that 5lb foam is the ticket when fabricating a lost foam carbon fiber piece. I use two part Smooth-on 5lb foam to make my hand grips for the same reasons.

The place I use Coosa...
Forum: Stocks: Making, Repairing, Refinishing, Modifying, and Bedding 10-18-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,142
Posted By Gobber
SD- that is a really valuable pearl of wisdom! ...

SD- that is a really valuable pearl of wisdom! It would have never occurred to me there would be enough moisture in a chunk of wood to flash explosively, but with the super low pressure, it makes...
Forum: Stocks: Making, Repairing, Refinishing, Modifying, and Bedding 10-18-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,142
Posted By Gobber
Very cool! Good to know the hardest part is...

Very cool! Good to know the hardest part is over- you started :bthumb:

Fully agree that the center chassis section is the most involved component to fabricate. If steel or aluminum is easy for...
Forum: Stocks: Making, Repairing, Refinishing, Modifying, and Bedding 10-17-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,142
Posted By Gobber
Forgot to mention a key component- something to...

Forgot to mention a key component- something to use as a hard point core material. To make things much easier, best to use something in the center of the receiver area to- bed the action to, run the...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 10-17-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,143
Posted By Gobber
Shoulder Attachment - Been contemplating a...

Shoulder Attachment - Been contemplating a shoulder piece for a while that is light, but robust enough to set the rifle down on barrel up.

TLDR - Make a buttstock that is tough, light and...
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