HS Precision or Manners

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by Eleazar, Jun 24, 2013.

  1. Eleazar

    Eleazar Well-Known Member

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    Thinking of selling my HS precision off my Sendero and replacing it with a Manners T5A. Is a Manners worth the extra $? Anyone use this stock on their hunting rig?
     
  2. CapDog

    CapDog Well-Known Member

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    It's my favourite stock. Sold the HS off my LTR for one.
     

  3. bowhunter42

    bowhunter42 Well-Known Member

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    I love my manners stock! took me awhile to pull the trigger on buying one cause of the price, but when I finally did, It was well worth the money. I wish all my rifles had one on it and from here on out every rifle I build will be in a manners stock.
     
  4. MudRunner2005

    MudRunner2005 Well-Known Member

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    Never owned a Manners, but I have had a couple of HS stocks. They're very nice.
     
  5. JohnnyO

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    Got both. I do like my Savage HS Precision, but prefer my Manners MCS-T more.
     
  6. MMERSS

    MMERSS Well-Known Member

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    I have both on magnums and they all shoot well. I just prefer the fit of the Manners and would take the Manners over the HS if I could spare the $s.
     
  7. PPR

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    Good luck getting a Manners inlet that will fit correctly. I would personally go with a McMillan.:D

    Regards, Paul
     
  8. Eleazar

    Eleazar Well-Known Member

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    I've read this on a couple e-searches. If its a common theme of inletting not matchin up then it might be worth sending the barrele action to them for a bedding job instead of doing it myself - no?
     
  9. jsthntn247

    jsthntn247 Well-Known Member

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    I just spent 600$ for a manners. The inletting did not fit on the receiver and the paint chipped very easily. I will never buy one again. Don't get caught in all the hoopla like I did, your pocket book will thank you and you won't shoot any better.
     
  10. porkchop401

    porkchop401 Well-Known Member

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    I just purchased a Manners t2 the inletting is lose as it should be as actions vary a little and with the installed pillars required very little prep to bed the action as with any stock for best accuracy. Right now I like it better than a HS I had , never had a McMillan.
    Very pleased.
     
  11. PPR

    PPR Well-Known Member

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    Based on my personal experience with 6 Manners stocks for my friends and customers go with McMillan and don't look back.

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    Paul
     
  12. azsugarbear

    azsugarbear Well-Known Member

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    I have all three right now (Manners, McMillan & HS Precision). If you are looking at upgrading for better accuracy, then you will probably be disappointed. The HS is a great stock with great accuracy potential (assuming alum. bedding block). Any small increase in accuracy/grouping will probably not be worth the incremental cost.

    If you are looking to upgrade based on fit or style, then you will be very pleased - and the addl. cost will probably be worth it.

    I had no problems with my Manners Ultralight Hunter. Inletting was perfect, with only a light skim bed added. Having said that, my Manners was purchased some five years ago. I cannot speak to their quality control at this time. Customer service was exceptional for me.
     
  13. Eleazar

    Eleazar Well-Known Member

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    Yes I'm looking at manners for a better fit. Accuracy out of the HS has been good (if I bedded it, it could only improve). I'm just not a HUGE fan of the double palm swell on the HS.

    Only thing thats stopping me from gettig a T5 or T5a is that i've never held one