Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Hunting > Long Range Hunting & Shooting

Long Range Hunting & Shooting Nightforce Optics


Reply

Boyds stock

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #8  
Old 09-07-2010, 12:57 PM
Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 35
Re: Boyds stock

Another question, how large in diameter do the holes for the pillar have to be?
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 09-12-2010, 02:35 PM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Chatham, VA
Posts: 436
Re: Boyds stock

Ok, no offense intended but you do need to do some reading and research here and on www.6mmbr.com to get started.

I have pillar and devcon bedded a few Boyds stocks and several of other makers. I have been the most pleased with pillars from Richard's Custom Rifles. Richard seems to be retiring faster and faster these days so I don't know where the next set will come from. I personally really despise seeing the end of the pillar on the bottom of the stock, Richard makes a escutcheon to whatever size you need for your stock and it gives things a nice finished look.



The key is setup your stock with either a piloted counter-bore bit or a Forstner bit in a drill press. Spend whatever time it takes to know that you are drilling perpendicular to the action.

Holes in the stock need to be big enough to allow plenty of bedding material to lock them into the stock. whatever size your pillars are go maybe 3/16 bigger than that.

Do plenty of reading, and decide if your up to it. If you go for it yourself then take your time. All the work is in setup and getting things right from the beginning.
__________________
"My greatest fear is that after my demise my wife will sell my guns for the price I told her I paid for them"
-don't know where it came from...but true
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads for: Boyds stock
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Boyds Stock tommyc279 Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics 7 10-29-2012 10:49 AM
10/22 - Kidd Trigger - Boyds Stock jarowe0122 Guns For Sale 0 11-11-2010 11:11 PM
Questions with Boyds stock Strokerace_dave Gunsmithing 2 09-30-2008 10:19 AM
Rem700 BDL 300WM, Boyds Lam Stock DONTSTROKEME Guns For Sale 1 12-08-2007 09:44 PM
Pillar bedding a boyds stock=xr-100 ? ol mike The Basics, Starting Out 0 12-04-2005 10:00 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:03 AM.


Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2014 Long Range Hunting, LLC