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    Good evening, ihave a LGV challenger and I'll like to fill the butt stock. Any ideas what to use and how to go about it?

    Thanks in advance.
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    Clean dry sand and polyester resin
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    Jip, sand works good, or window putty
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    Quote Originally Posted by kaidu View Post
    Clean dry sand and polyester resin
    I suppose it depends on the weight you require.

    I find that raw plastic pellets have an ideal mass/volume for nearly everything.

    Mixed with resin, it may be perfect.

    What could also work well, if you are able to 'stuff' the stock, would be to squeeze a tube of silicone filler into the plastic beads, mix and coat them evenly? They will cure and be stuck together with less weight once in the stock.

    Just some ideas.
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    Well I used sand and sealed it off with a 2 part epoxy. Now it's balanced again, but well over 5kg scoped......
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    Just don't make it too heavy, as it will break.
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    How heavy is too heavy?�� You getting me worried now, it's 5.7kg in the nose.
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    I can't remember, I put in a few bars of lead and filled it with plaster of paris. Felt very nice but soon a crack appeared at hand grip part and then broke completely off.
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    A proper way: Synthetic stock filling ~ Air Rifle SA Forums

    It's about balance, not turning the airgun into a club.
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    If you put Sand into small plastic bags then fill each one with resin as well it will set into the molded shape and then you can remove bags as needed for balance etc , if you like some weight up front gland also at the back the space in the middle can be filled with foam afterwards to keep the sandbags in place etc
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    Don't get me wrong, you have to fill that stock. It really makes the world of difference, just try something that will actually strengthen the stock and not put a strain on the week points.
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    Ouch!! I don't think mines but end is that heavy though, it's just some silica sand. And it's also only just under 3/4 full. But let's hope for the best!
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    I'd just use the foam cans you get at builders bud.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pcphunter34 View Post
    I'd just use the foam cans you get at builders bud.
    It works,but with a springer you need all the weight you can gain. Just not the way Kuber gains weight.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cor View Post
    It works,but with a springer you need all the weight you can gain. Just not the way Kuber gains weight.

    That would mean you would have to fill the stock with KFC!
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