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longrifle
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Just wondering if any of you guys have done them like Big jim or some of the others do. Do they get them flexable with heat then apply or are they just cut to fit.

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Crooked Stic
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Some of the horn they use will bend some. The antler not so much.

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Bvas
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Iím thinking about trying it myself.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=pZjY2qlP4Eg

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bamboo
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they soak it then dry it to shape then glue
with CA

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