Custom gun stocks & sustainability: the link is wood

Posted by Alberto Franchini on June 22 2023 - Reading time: 5 minutes

For modern companies, the challenge to protect the environment has begun, and it’s not just about not polluting. The keyword is sustainability.

However, what is the link between custom gun stocks and safeguarding the planet?

Wood, of course.

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Topics: sustainability, gunstocks, custom gun stocks

Custom gun stock for an off-axis grip: challenges and solutions

Posted by Alberto Franchini on November 17 2022 - Reading time: 4 minutes

We often face challenging technical and structural demands from our clients that require both experience and different sets of expertise to resolve. These are the cases in which Minelli can really bring its added values to the table while trying to develop the best solution for our clients’ requests. Doing so requires a lengthy process of study and often the need to create machines tailored to a specific purpose.

In today’s article, we want to discuss a case study involving the creation of a specific technology for making an OEM off-axis grip custom gun stock.

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Topics: gunstocks, custom gun stocks, rifle stocks

How custom gun stocks help you satisfy your clients’ requirements

Posted by Alberto Franchini on November 11 2021 - Reading time: 5 minutes

Besides its structural role, a gun stock might serve two other important functions: ergonomic and aesthetic, which are intrinsically connected.

In the following article, we discuss the challenges as well as the possible problems the manufacturer must face to match technical and aesthetic aspects during production of custom gun stocks.

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Topics: gunstocks, outdoor, custom gun stocks

Gun stock design: the valuable contribution of an expert supplier

Posted by Alberto Franchini on September 16 2021 - Reading time: 5 minutes

The gun stock has three important functions:

  • structural
  • ergonomic
  • aesthetic

Each one needs specific and rigorous study and development processes, depending on the purpose of the arm.

In this article, we will discuss how a correct inlet design can influence the quality of the arm and the precision of the stock as well as the role of the manufacturer.

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Topics: gunstocks, outdoor, custom gun stocks

Some considerations on how to choose the best gun stock finish

Posted by Alberto Franchini on May 27 2021 - Reading time: 5 minutes

The finish is one of the most important aspects of wood gun stock manufacturing, as it determines how durable, strong, and glamorous the product will be.

An expert wood maker can offer a wide range of options, but how do you choose the best gun stock finish to satisfy your clients’ requests?

Let’s discuss the topic in the following article.

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Topics: custom wood products, gunstocks, outdoor, custom gun stocks

The reasons why you should evaluate an adjustable rifle stock

Posted by Alberto Franchini on April 13 2021 - Reading time: 5 minutes

The stock is the part of the rifle that you shoulder and put in contact with your body. For this reason, many manufacturers have created several versions of their products, with the same mechanical components, but different shapes and characteristics depending on customers’ requests and preferences.

An adjustable rifle stock can let the shooter feel comfortable while holding the arm. Let’s talk about this topic in the article.

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Topics: custom wood products, gunstocks, custom gun stocks, rifle stocks

Why you should also include thumbhole stock in your catalogue

Posted by Alberto Franchini on November 26 2020 - Reading time: 4 minutes

Thumbhole stocks are less common than standard rifle stocks but no less appreciated by consumers. Producers are sometimes unwilling to include them in their product catalogues, or they prefer offering just a few options. In this article, we want to give some reasons why you should include them in your catalogue.

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Topics: gunstocks, custom gun stocks, rifle stocks

Optimise gun stock prices, reducing production & delivery time

Posted by Alberto Franchini on October 22 2020 - Reading time: 4 minutes

Finding an experienced manufacturer doesn’t just mean getting high-quality products. If your supplier has the right tools to set up efficient processes, you can save a lot of money. In this way, you will have the possibility of balancing quality and fair gun stock prices, making smart investments, and ensuring the long-term success of your products. Let’s discuss this topic in the following article.

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Topics: gunstocks, outdoor, custom gun stocks

Modern gunstock peculiarities: how to keep up with the latest trends

Posted by Alberto Franchini on October 02 2020 - Reading time: 7 minutes

The first appearance of the term stock dates to 1571 and derives from the Germanic word Stock, which meant tree trunk, due to the wooden nature of the gunstock. The actual gunstock shape appeared with the introduction of the arquebus, a sort of long gun that spread through Europe in the fifteenth century. Since that time, gunstocks have evolved a lot, becoming those prestigious objects so beloved today. In this article, we want to discuss what makes a gunstock modern, talking about beauty, heritage, and some technical aspects.

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Topics: beverage packaging, gunstocks, outdoor, custom gun stocks

The secret of success? Widen your rifle stocks catalogue

Posted by Alberto Franchini on September 03 2020 - Reading time: 7 minutes

Today, consumers want more choices. They expect to have many different options when they buy something, which includes rifle stocks. Firearms enthusiasts want to buy a rifle or gun every year, and they always demand something new and innovative. Providing a larger selection of goods in your catalogue is useful to encourage consumers to make a purchase, as they will be more likely to find a product that suits them. Let’s discuss this topic in the following article.

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Topics: gunstocks, custom gun stocks, minelli replica

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