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Unread 03-09-2009, 05:44 PM
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Re: factory sporter vs. thumbhole stocks

I really like the thumbhole stock for shooting off a bench, but not for a hunting rifle. They are awkward and slow for me to get behind. I would not walk around with one.

It's an extreme example, but no dangerous game rifle has a thumbhole stock.

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    Re: factory sporter vs. thumbhole stocks

    I want one as a varmint rifle.
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    Re: factory sporter vs. thumbhole stocks

    Off a table, it is fine. I don't know about belly shooting, never shot prone with a thumbhole.

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    Re: factory sporter vs. thumbhole stocks

    I've shot plenty of prone behind mine. I really like it. Never had the problem of getting a fast shot off either. Just like anything else, once I got used to it it wasn't an issue.
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    Re: factory sporter vs. thumbhole stocks

    Thanks guys for all the input, it was really helpful. I hope I can find a
    thumbhole with out all the fancy colors and lamination... like a regular
    wood or walnut. I was think synthetic... from brownells, but that one
    doesn't have the same configuration "thumbhole grip" as the one I
    usually see.
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    Re: factory sporter vs. thumbhole stocks

    contact Joel Russo for your stock
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