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    Stag Grip Repair

    I’m going to post this for the sake of anyone who’s interested. I did a good bit of “googling” on the subject and came up empty handed. Ultimately, I settled on an experimental solution that turned out pretty nice. The issue was with a set of stag grips I recently purchased that turned out to have broken/deteriorated corners like many I’ve seen elsewhere. No big deal really as the overall fit was pretty good, but the slightly exposed grip frame corners on my USFA irked be enough to remedy the situation.
    Simple process: Remove grip panels, sand affected areas lightly for better adhesion, tape off bottom of grip frame, install grip panels, mix/kneed product and fill gaps, rough out shape and allow to harden for a few hours. Remove panels and tape. Sand corners to final shape/finish.
    Pics of JB Weld Wood Repair Epoxy Putty and grips (after repair) below.
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    Project Pics
    Note the color match is dang near perfect
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    Nice seamless repair work...

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    That's really good. I hated it when I found really nice stags but there's a crumbly porous area you know won't last. I think Jim Martin told me he filled in those weak areas that sounded like what you did. Great job.

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    Have you ever had your dentist fill in a filling with epoxy? He has a range of epoxy colors and a little throw away tube (like a caulk gun) so you can mix the epoxies to get a color to match your other teeth - or stag grips. My dentist was kind enough to donate a set to me.

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    Nice repair, blended really well. Did you apply a release agent to frame prior to puttying corners? No problems separating from frame when JB Weld dried?
    Thanks for sharing with us.

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    T2p, I actually applied blue painters tape to the bottom area of the grip frame ( ie between frame and panels) prior to installing the grips and completing the repair. Once dried, the JB separated easily from the tape.

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    Good info thanks for posting.


 

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