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Old 11-25-2009, 11:33 PM
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Re: Rem 700 Synthetic Stock Needs Free Floating

Gentleman!

Thank you for the help.

I think I will take this task on myself. If not to improve the accuracy, at least to learn a process by doing it.

If I screw up, it's on you guys.

LOL! No, if I mess up, I'll just get a better synthetic stock.

Best to you,

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Old 11-25-2009, 11:40 PM
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Re: Rem 700 Synthetic Stock Needs Free Floating

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I tried to free-float the stock on my VTR with a dremel, and the stock must have been internally warped. Cause the entire left side of the stock contacted the barrel (so much for free floating). Reinforcing the forend, as suggested earlier in this post would be a good idea. Remington's plastic stock are a pos. I ended up buying a "new" BC Medalist stock for a $125.

I took one look at the stock that came on my VTR and I ordered a HS Precision stock to replace it. I never fired a round through the rifle with that "thing" on it...
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Re: Rem 700 Synthetic Stock Needs Free Floating

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I took one look at the stock that came on my VTR and I ordered a HS Precision stock to replace it. I never fired a round through the rifle with that "thing" on it...
I actually shot my VTR with the tupperware stock at first and was impressed with accuracy. But... I had to go one better and buy a BC Medalist stock for it. See my review @ Remington model 700 VTR.
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