Originally Posted by WildRose
There's nothing particularly cool or fancy about them but they are absolutely well made with the focus on functionality rather than impressing people with cool stuff.
I've had my hands on a few and they certainly performed well for the guys who have them.
And that's *exactly* what makes it soooo attractive to me!!! Flashy/expensive brand names/tacticool - what-have-you is fine i guess. I know what it's like laying in the mud/snow/rain/whatever and still having to be on-target - a rifle/stock has simply got to perform regardless of conditions.
Back when Reagan was Pres. and i was hopping outta planes, helicopters and whatever else - back when the M24 was new - stocks like these were *very* expensive. We've come along way since the dark ages of composite stocks (all such stocks were called tupperware back in the day).
That Choate was made for simple guys like me. I was hoping to hear how well it performs - how well/where cheek-weld is, how it feels in-hand (palm-swell, etc), how it carries, how it transmits recoil (direction/vibration - is it 'inert'?) stuff like that...