Congratulations to Ron Deradourian!

Ron won The Colorado Prone State Championship with a rifle I built him about two years ago. 

Way to go, my friend!

Here’s where I repaired it. It got dropped and went KERPLUNK!

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Way Back Wednesday

As some of you know my daughter Clare has been out here visiting. She found some old-ish photos.

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This one is from the Liverpool, NY Rifle Club. (Clare reminded me how she froze her tuckus off many winters at this club.) This was from a weekend morning in 1985. There was an article in the local paper. This picture was from that story.. some how I walked away with an 8 X 10 B&W Glossy Picture.

 

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Here we are 4 years later (10 Sept. 1989) at the Camillus, NY Rifle Club. Clare got a kick out of this photo. She spent many Friday evenings and Sundays in the summer here, pulling targets.

Hope y’all have enjoyed the trip down memory lane as much as the kid and I have.

Cheers,

Doan and Clare

 

 

 

 

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Offset Sites

I have finished all five sights.

3 are still available.

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Rocky Mountain Palma/Santa Fe Regional 2016

Congratulations to Trudie Fay, Derek Rodgers, Jim Gaines, Dean Wheeler and the rest of the amazing shooters that shot some of the rifles that I have built and/or fine-tuned! If you have been left out, I’m suffering from CRS! Please let me know and I will have my unpaid assistant (this month, it’s Clare) add you to this post!

You all made an old guy feel pretty dang awesome!

(Derek and Trudie also set National Records!)

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Making Rear Offset Sights!

I am making 5 rear offset sights!

2 of them are already spoken for.

I’ve been doing a lot of woodwork, so time for some metalwork.

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Finished Bastogne Rifle

Here’s the finished Bastogne Stock.


This is not tomato soup and olives. It’s old fashioned blue process. Called Baker’s Express. Those are the two escutcheon that go under the front action screws of both the Claro and Bastogne stocks.

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Finished Claro F-Class

Today, I finished a thing. It’s only 102 here in Albuquerque.

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Two Open F Class Stocks ~ Bastogne And Claro Walnut #3

The Claro stock is getting finished up. The Bastogne is progressing well.

 

 

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Two Open F Class Stocks ~ Bastogne And Claro Walnut #2

It’s challenging to fit trigger guards when they are already blued, but I an occasional challenge keeps me on my toes.

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Happy Belated Fourth of July.

 

Clare and I watch the fireworks listening to her friend Bill sing the national anthem.

Here’s the video of him singing it:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Two Open F Class Stocks ~ Bastogne And Claro Walnut

These will be unique because they arelonger than standard length. The pattern has been modified. Notice the difference in the weight of the two woods.


  
  

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Thanks to the Wildcat Shooters!

  
This was very much appreciated and really raised my spirits to know that you are all thinking of me. Treatments are going well and I will be back at the matches soon! ~ Doan

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Seko Extractor

With this Miller you do not need a fixture 

   

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Combination Palma Sling / F/TR for Stolle Action

Impressively figured piece of walnut. Note the rear of the stock will fit a rear bag for F/TR use.  

    
    

    
    
 

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Mango Stock for Stolle Panda F-Class/FTR Finished

   
    
   
Check out the inlay in the wood. If you know or remember Morse code, you will be able to read the initials.

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Mango Stock for Stolle Panda F-Class/FTR

A couple years ago a similar stock for another junior… and this stock is built in the same theme, but not identical. 

Some of the inletting has been blanked out, so that it can be a surprise for it’s owner. 

The owner of this was a winner of a certificate at the F-Class Nationals.

   
    
    
    
    
   

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Steve McGee pattern stock

This is a highly figured piece of Claro Walnut. I have inletted, bedded, added a pistol grip cap.  

    
    
 

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SW Nationals Certificate Winners

The winners of the certificates for the 20% off rifle building.  

 

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Highly figured piece of Claro walnut for 2000 Anschutz rifle

                     
    
    
 

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Dedicated to the heroes of Benghazi, Libya ….  11 September 2012



  

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Duplicating 2 Highly Figured Pieces of Claro Walnut

One will be a 2000 Anschutz prone stock and the other will be a combination Palma and F/TR stock with a Stolle Panda action.  

    
 

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New Video: 1967 Rickman Mettise Triumph T100

Hello Everyone.

I put a video of my bike up on YouTube.

Please take a look.

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Update January 21, 2016

Hi Everyone.

I’ve been slowed down for the last couple weeks. Albuquerque was hit with one heck of cold session. We all got it.

We’ll be back to our normal posting schedule soon.

Question.

Anyone going to the Berger Match that needs a roommate? Let me know.

Thanks,

Doan.

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English Walnut Stock 1900 Series Anschutz

 

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Finished African Mahogany Custom Guitar

Humbucker pickup installed with wiring and volume control. The neck  has been fitted, and the owner picked up the guitar, and he will install the strings and tune it. Concert to follow. 

    
    
    
    
    
 

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