Best Stock for LRH

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by dragman, Dec 22, 2012.

  1. dragman

    dragman Well-Known Member

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    What is the best stock for long range hunting in everyones opinion?? I have a gun finished and love it it's a 300RUM in an A5 Mcmillan stock. I am thinking about restocking a 300WSM and don't know if I should go A5 like the RUM or if there is something I may like even more.
    Living in PA I need to have it perform in temp's from 20 degree's through 90 degree's.
     
  2. groundhogzapper

    groundhogzapper Well-Known Member

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    Ever try a chasis? I don't like the thumbhole on the AICS but the AX is awesome, but I like the XLR a bit better. Many Co's makin em now, Eliseo, XLR, JP,Whishey3, AICS, Mcree, Manners mini chasis (My fav) If you choose a chasis, just put a piece of mole skin on the cheek piece, and no stuck cheek.
     

  3. Broz

    Broz Well-Known Member

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    I sure like the McMillan Lazeroni Thumbhole for a hunting stock. Light, strong, fits into a pack scabbard easily, high cheek weld and just fits my type of hunting with most shots prone. I have this on a 300 win and have shot it to 1800 yards and taken game to close to 1300. Works for me.

    Jeff
     
  4. bb204

    bb204 Well-Known Member

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    I have a couple of McM A-3 Sporters that I really like. You might want to look into those. Good Luck.
     
  5. dragman

    dragman Well-Known Member

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    Lots of new ideas here. Thanks
     
  6. Kiwi Greg

    Kiwi Greg Well-Known Member

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    +1 on the A3

    I also really like the XLR chassis but is heavier than the A3 or A5 for hunting.
     
  7. royinidaho

    royinidaho Writers Guild

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    I'm all for the A5 shape, size and feel and would very seriously consider Broz's recommendation.

    The high cheek on the Mc Laz would be the deciding factor with the thumbhole being a major plus also.

    You may wish to converse with Joel Russo also. He knows what its all about.
     
  8. Warbird782

    Warbird782 Well-Known Member

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    This is what I use on my Warbird and I really like it. The best stock for LRH is the one that fits you best for LRH......
     
  9. dragman

    dragman Well-Known Member

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    Ok, my short mag is a lawton 7500 with the same action hole spacing as a short action Remington single shot action. It is currently in a Boyd's thumbhole that is pillard and bedded, from a functionality standpoint it is perfectly fine, but I seem to not shoot the stock as consistantly as I would like. the action while the same action spacing is a little fatter around than a Remmy, how hard are these other stocks to fit compared to a wood laminate like the boyds?
     
  10. dragman

    dragman Well-Known Member

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    any help on the stock fittin????
     
  11. MSLRHunter

    MSLRHunter Well-Known Member

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    I have a Manners MCS-t on my 280AI and really like it.