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Old 07-19-2017, 9:30 AM
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Few more photos of the M48 after spending more time cleaning it.
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Old 07-19-2017, 9:37 AM
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How did you clean the wood?
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Old 07-19-2017, 9:39 AM
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How did you clean the wood?
Very Gently. I used an old T Shirt, turpentine and a lot of elbow grease. Did not want to sand it in any way so that the markings would not get ruined. After the turps, I hand rubbed gunny paste into the wood. Took about 8 hours total, then turned my attention to removing cosmoline from the metal.
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Awesome job, looks great
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She's purdy!
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It doesn't look cheap anymore. Nice job.
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Well done ! When you get to shooting try a G43 sight hood for a better picture.

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Very nice! Well done!
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Get yourself a proper length cleaning rod to finish it right
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What did it look like before?

Awesome job!
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Looking good sir. Would love to see a range report

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She shot well. Sadly had to part with it this summer in order to go see my wife.
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