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Old 01-06-2008, 03:20 PM
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stock question for a lefty

Will a remington bdl stock be ridgid enough to handle a #7 contour barrel for bipod use or do I have to get a better stock? It is a left hand long action so the choices seem to be slim. Would a bell and carlson classic be ridgid enough or what would your suggestions be. I plan on shooting off bipod and sand bags varmint hunting and target shooting. Thanks much, Mark.
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Old 01-06-2008, 05:25 PM
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Well if the channel is relieved enough you can make it work , I would bed two small titanium rods in the forend and fill the forend with Devcon then float the barrel , it won't make it as stiff as a goor glass stock but it will help out alot.
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Old 01-06-2008, 07:35 PM
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James is right but have you considered a laminate stock for shooting
of a bypod they are very strong and ridged.

If you can find a remingtion sendero take off then they make a composit
or a laminate with a 5.5 barrel channel that can be opened up to a #7
easy and they have the varmint forend.

Or you can buy a varminter laminate from Boyds for around a $100.00
with a heavy barrel channel and inleted for your action.

I have used these with good success, all they require is sanding and
finishing .

Just another option
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Old 01-07-2008, 08:02 AM
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If you opposed to getting a quality new stock then I'd drop Jole Russo a line and see if inletting you a stock for a left hand would be a problem , his A5-L works very well shooting from a bi-pod.

Also if you want a composit give Kevin Rayhill a call ,he owns/opperates Stockade gunstocks , though mainly built for Savages I'm sure he can make you a stock for the Rem inlet.
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