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Old 06-03-2007, 03:17 PM   #1
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WTS: Gunny paste for wooden gunstocks

Gunny paste is a compound of beeswax, boiled linseed oil, and a solvent; either mineral spirits or turpentine. I used low odor mineral spirits to keep the complaints to a minimum.

How do you use it and what does it do? First, I start by cleaning the wood with a rag soaked in mineral spirits.

If your stock is very beat up and covered in grime, I put the bare stock (all metal removed) into the dishwasher and put a double measure of normal automatic dishwasher detergent and set to 'Pots n Pans' and "Air Dry" and let it run. This WILL work to remove grease and grime and old finish to a depth of about 1/8". After it fully dries, sand the stock with 150, then 220, and finally with 0000 steel wool. If you want, you stain it with Minwax wood stain. I like a mixture of 1/2 Red Mohogany and 1/2 dark walnut,

After it is dry, dip your fingertips into the gunny paste and rub it into the wood with the palm of your hand and allow to dry for several hours or overnight. Then use a soft cloth and rub off the excess. Reapply for an even deeper luster. Your rifle is now water proof and looks great!

The gunny paste comes in a small plastic box containing a bit more than half a cup of compound. This is enough to last literally for YEARS. I just did 14 rifles with barely more than a tablespoon.

One box is $12.95 shipped to your address via 1st class or $14.60 for Priority Mail. The box will be enclosed in a ziplock bag due to unknown shipping conditions and a fairly low melting point.

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Old 06-08-2007, 05:00 PM   #2
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Okay, I guess the price is too high. I'll lower it to $7 shipped first class and $10 shipped priority mail. I measured it out and it is actually a bit less than half a cup.
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Old 06-08-2007, 05:48 PM   #3
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$60 is too much, how about $30

Marketing. I've used gunnypaste. ,my own mixture(it's not rocket science). Keep in mind, once it's on y9u better like it, cause it's hard to get off. But then, how often do you remove a finish? Especially if it looks good and this stuff does.
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