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restocking a rem. model 7

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Unread 02-19-2014, 03:11 PM
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restocking a rem. model 7

I hope this is in the right place ? sorry if it is not. here is my problem ,I am trying to get rid of the Tupperware stock on my mod.7 xcr to see if I can get it to shoot better. I find almost all stock makers with mod.700 sa stocks but i have read that the mod.7 sa is slightly shorter than the 700 sa. anyone know if this correct or just something I dreamed . boyds does list a stock for a m 7 but with a varmint barrel and my rifle has a fluted sporter, I may use this stock if i can not find one that is inletted for the sporter barrel
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    Unread 02-19-2014, 03:29 PM
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    Re: restocking a rem. model 7

    The rear action ring on the Model 7 is shorter than the 700 SA so a SA stock probably won't work.
    The stock with the varmint contour barrel will work, but you might/will have a big gap between the barrel and the stock.
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    Unread 02-20-2014, 07:24 AM
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    Re: restocking a rem. model 7

    McMillan and HS Precision offer stocks for the M7.
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    Unread 03-14-2014, 08:34 PM
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    Re: restocking a rem. model 7

    I personal use and recommend McMillian BDL stocks in Edge technology for all my Model 7 customers.

    Nat Lambeth
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    Unread 03-15-2014, 05:45 PM
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    Re: restocking a rem. model 7

    Are you reloading for it? My wife's model 7 went from 2" at 100 yd groups with factory ammo down to a 5/8", 5 shot group the first day I started working up a load for it.
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    Unread 03-15-2014, 06:00 PM
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    Re: restocking a rem. model 7

    I do reload but 1" is as good as it will do and 1 1/2" with factory, that is why I decided to get rid of the factory tupper ware stock. I think I am going to go with a laminated thumbhole stock bed it and see if that makes enough difference for me to live with , if not I will re-barrel it .
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    Unread 03-15-2014, 08:22 PM
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    Re: restocking a rem. model 7

    I have rebarreled all my model 7 rifles. 308, 7mm/08, and .243. All are now in McMilllin BDL Edge technology stocks and Jewell triggers. All shoot hand loads .5 moa.
    Nat Lamberth
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