Watch: How to Glass Bed a Rifle Stock


Watch: How to Glass Bed a Rifle Stock

Knowing how to do something makes it a heck of a lot easier to do. And yeah I know that’s a “duh” statement, but these three minutes might tell you whether glass bedding is something you’re willing to undertake, or not.

Sadly, the background flute music so typical of these MidwayUSA videos is present. Why do people think viewer want music to distract us from the voiceover? Still, it contains a brief overview of the bedding process, and the results are impressive.

Glass bedding is done to ensure a great fit between the receiver and the stock. Usually, the barrel is left free-floating, as Larry does here.


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Editor & Contributing Writer Russ Chastain is a lifelong hunter and shooter who has spent his life learning about hunting, shooting, guns, ammunition, gunsmithing, reloading, and bullet casting. He started toting his own gun in the woods at age nine and he's pursued deer with rifles since 1982, so his hunting knowledge has been growing for more than three and a half decades. His desire and ability to share this knowledge with others has also grown, and Russ has been professionally writing and editing original hunting & shooting content since 1998. Russ Chastain has a passion for sharing accurate, honest, interesting hunting & shooting knowledge and stories with people of all skill levels.

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