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Old 04-19-2007, 06:27 PM
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Question for encore guys

Do you guys think a laminated forend would be more conducive to accuracy than synthetic while using a bipod? I'm thinking there would be less flex, therefore less (or no) pressure on the barrel. I know about the hanger bar system, just looking for your thoughts on this.
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Old 04-19-2007, 07:29 PM
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Re: Question for encore guys

I use boyds laminate stocks on mine and I think they shoot better...and I think the laminate stock stops the flexing I have experienced with the factory synthetic stocks. And must agree they have to help in the front when using a bipod.
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Old 04-20-2007, 04:30 PM
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Re: Question for encore guys

you might want to check out eabco.com you can get laminate set for about $109 and they have a thumbhole set that is very nice . i did a boyds stock for my son's 110 last fall and was happy it ill buy from them again

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Old 04-20-2007, 04:54 PM
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Re: Question for encore guys

Thats it Boyds from EABCO...havent used a thumbhole version.
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Old 04-20-2007, 06:31 PM
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Re: Question for encore guys

just orderd a frame from STRATTON CUSTOM black synthetic rifle stock set. most likey will change it out with a laminate stock still deciding on the thumbhole or standard

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Old 04-20-2007, 06:47 PM
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Re: Question for encore guys

I currently have a syn. thumbhole, and I think it's MUCH better than the standard.
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Old 04-20-2007, 07:21 PM
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Re: Question for encore guys

I bought a Boyd's laminated forend from midway usa and sold the crappy plastic T/C one on ebay for more than I paid for the Boyd's. It is a beavertail style which rides the bag better at the bench and feels better in the hand in my opinion. Haven't shot it with a bipod but I would think it would be better than the T/C one.
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