Tag Archive: Miles Gilbert

Oct 23

Leather Covered Recoil Pads

Leather covered recoil pads are often found on high grade shotguns. Watch as Larry Potterfield, Founder and CEO of MidwayUSA, demonstrates how to modify a recoil pad on an LC Smith #3 grade in preparation to covering it with leather.

Sep 25

How to Sand In the Finish on a Rifle Stock

There are many ways to finish a rifle stock. Watch as Larry Potterfield, Founder and CEO of MidwayUSA demonstrates how to sand in the finish on a rifle stock.

Sep 16

Sealing a Rifle Stock

Sealing the wood of a rifle stock is one of the most important steps in stock finishing. Larry Potterfield, Founder and CEO of MidwayUSA, teaches the technique for applying sealer to the wood. Using the sealer provided in the Miles Gilbert stock finishing kit and an acid brush, this process takes only a few minutes …

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Sep 13

Sanding a Rifle Stock

Properly sanding a rifle stock is an important step in the finishing process. Watch along as Larry Potterfield, Founder and CEO of MidwayUSA, shows how he sands his Nearly Perfect stock in preparation for finishing. He covers both the proper use of a backer and the raising of the grain between each sanding, giving the …

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Sep 04

Glass Bedding a Rifle Stock

Larry Potterfield, Founder and CEO of MidwayUSA, demonstrates glass bedding a rifle action while free floating the barrel. This ensures that any fluctuations in temperature or humidity will not change the rifle’s point of impact.

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