M-700 cheek rest recommendations please

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  1. notajeep

    notajeep Well-Known Member

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    I'm considering a leather cheek pad from Cabela's, it's local and something like $35 This thing is ugly and requires trimming for most bolt actions to properly function. So to complicate things I am a south paw. I need about 3/8 to 1/2 cheek rise for my M-700 VSF. I've considered making some type of sleeve but it would require the scope to come off and be slid over the gun to the rear. A friend has offered my all types of leather and foam, just no way to sew it and or attach it. I think I could lay out something real nice but I need to figure out how to lace it in a fashion that won't scratch anything. What choices do I have? Anyone have any photos of something they made? THANKS
     
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    dig Well-Known Member

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    Buy a saddle from the store here. You won't go back.
     
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    bogger01 Well-Known Member

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    you could always try the eagle stock pack.its adjustable to fit whatever stock you have plus it has a zippered compartment and ammo loops for 5 extra rounds.it's comfortable to shoot with and you can add foam under it to raise the your cheek weld.i've used it on everything from a factory stock to an xlr industries chassis and loved it.


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  7. Greyfox

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    Take a look at Brownells, Scope eze. The have a sleek adhesive comb rest that is available in various heights and can be had with a thin side that won't change your eye alignment which is a problem with many devises. It's well made, looks good, durable, and won't damage your stock. It under $25,
     
  8. notajeep

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    I got my new bear tooth in the mail yesterday. I was able to slide it over the stock instead of taking the scope off, thank goodness. Anyway for about $25to my door from sportsman warehouse. I am very pleased with appearance and functionality. I've got a range day planned and cannot wait to get some spring time shooting underway. For no I have just removed the swivel stud from the stock. I believe a properly located hole punch would make a nice clean hole if I decide to put t back. Thanks everyone for your input!
     
  9. DZelenka

    DZelenka Well-Known Member

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    so how do you like it?

    With respect to the sling stud. I just put the pad over the stud and ran a sharp knife over it. the resulting hole can be stretched around the base of the stud.

    Dan
     
  10. notajeep

    notajeep Well-Known Member

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    I just removed the stud for now. Currently not using a sling. As for the bear tooth I love it. I ran about 60 rounds through it Tuesday. Wind was kicking between 10-15 mph. One other thing about the bear tooth, being very picky here. Having about two days worth of scruff on my cheek I noticed it grabs a little. Very good investment for about $25 shipped. I'm still able to clean my barrel properly, because of foam height chosen.
     
  11. marinetowgunner

    marinetowgunner Well-Known Member

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    the cheek pad from www.triadtactical.com is a good piece of gear, but it looks like you already got setup.....so nevermind