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I recently purchase a Danzig made in 1918. Beautiful rifle except for a crack in the stock. IT starts near the screw at the rear of the trigger guard and extends about 5" horizontally form there. Does anybody know of a place in western NY that could repair this?, of barring that I have two courses of action I may try on my own. One would be to spread the crack a bit and inject glue into it. The other would be to drill and peg across the crack. Third would be a combination of both. Any ideas here? Thanks:
 

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From another post on an SMLE that had a forearm in really bad shape. You can adapt the pinning part to your rifle. just be careful not to drill through. An expert can lift a splinter on the outside, drill under it and have it be invisible but it takes experience:

From Parallax Bill's:

Use brass pins (rod stock available at hardware stores) and a thin epoxy. Figure out how thick a pin you can use and still have enough wood around it to look sound, then drill holes - big enough for the pins to slide in without pounding - from the inlet at an angle across the cracks and be careful not to drill all the way through. Cut the pins so the ends are just under the surface - easier than filing them down later. Push as much epoxy into the cracks and holes as you can, cover the pins with it and insert them. Make a splice for the front trigger guard hole and pin that.
To clamp after pinning and gluing wrap some rubber strips - cut from old bicycle inner tubes is OK - around the outside.

If there are any soft spots you can get a product called GitRot from a boat store. It injects with a syringe and is also good for those thin cracks so use it there instead of the epoxy if you get it.

You can also build up the parts of the stock that bed into the action to hold it firmly and prevent it from working and coming apart again. Brownell's Acraglas is probably best for this. Just be careful not to use too much and to put Brownell's release agent or paste wax on the receiver surfaces when you bolt it all together so you can both get the receiver off again. Bolt the forestock on, trim any acraglas the exudes when it hardenes enough, then knock it apart with a rubber mallet after the setting time Brownell's recommends. The SMLE forestock attachment isn't very strong so this will likely make it better than new. But be very careful not to use too much or it'll goosh all over and be way uglier than new!
It'll be plenty strong enough to shoot.
 

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I would remove the trigger guard, and drill a hole longitudinally through the crack from inside the cutout for the guard. Then, coat a piece of dowling, or a matchstick with epoxy, and insert it into the hole. Next, clamp tightly. Touch up any void with epoxy and sawdust. It will result in an invisible repair.....
 
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