how do you place butt stock ??

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by HunterGreen, Jan 28, 2014.

  1. HunterGreen

    HunterGreen Well-Known Member

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    Okay here comes question of the day, when shooting prone do you place your butt stock close to neck or between shoulder joint ??
    Secondly do you put butt stock directly on collar bone ?
     
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    RMulhern Well-Known Member

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  3. HunterGreen

    HunterGreen Well-Known Member

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    Good link, I appreciate it. But I feel it left out my question
     
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  4. WildRose

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    Exactly where it sets is going to vary depending on what's most comfortable for each shooter, the conditions, and even how you are built.

    Whenever possible you want as much meat between the stock and your bones as you can get especially in a rifle that has significant recoil.
     
  5. HunterGreen

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    Am having hard times keeping rifle from recoiling left and than right . Not sure if am putting to much pressure on stock or what. I am trying to have it recoil straight back
     
  6. WildRose

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    If it's whipping left and right on you then it sounds like you are not squared up behind it thus creating a pivot point.

    The recoil needs to come straight back or else it's going to have a really poor effect on your accuracy and will probably beat the hell out of your cheek as well.

    You don't have to square your whole body behind it but you definitely do need to square up your shoulders.
     
  7. gilmillan1

    gilmillan1 Well-Known Member

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    watch this video, and you will get a pretty good idea how to shoot.

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=weBuYmnpg38]USMC Fundamentals long range shooting intruction by Caylen Wojcik - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    Kurt Well-Known Member

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    etisll40 Well-Known Member

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    Good thread.