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#5 contour in H-S sporter stock?

 
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Old 02-12-2011, 11:05 AM
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#5 contour in H-S sporter stock?

I need to get my barrel ordered for my 7 mag build. I am thinking of going with a Mcgowen in a #5 fluted contour 26". Anyone put a #5 in a H-S precision Remington 700 LA sporter stock. Just want to make sure it will work without having to remove too much of the barrel channel.
Mcgowen makes several #5s to match other barrel manufacturers contours. Any recommendation which will work best? I think a fluted #5 would be a little better than a #4 for both stiffness and aesthetics. A #4 would however be cheaper as I wouldn't need to flute.
I'm trying to keep my barrel under 4lbs. I'm thinking the factory 24" mag barrel is about 3lbs and want about another pound of barrel weight. Thanks.
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Old 02-12-2011, 11:47 AM
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Re: #5 contour in H-S sporter stock?

That's a good contour for a carry rifle but still heavy enough to perform for a long range setup. You shouldn't have to remove too much with that contour. I've put NBRSA hunter (sraight tapers) in the H-S sporter).....Rich
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Re: #5 contour in H-S sporter stock?

Look at their PSS072. It's for an "african contour". Works well with Shilen 5 contour.
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Old 02-13-2011, 01:23 AM
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Re: #5 contour in H-S sporter stock?

Thanks guys. I already have the stock, and it sounds like it will work, so I guess I'll go with one of the fluted #5s.
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