Manners GAT Stock

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by Jumpalot, Jan 26, 2008.

  1. Jumpalot

    Jumpalot Well-Known Member

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    Anyone used or have any thoughts on this stock? I've used thumbhole stocks before and really like them, just not a tactical stock. Thinking about using one on a new build I'm having started.
     
  2. landcbeitner

    landcbeitner Well-Known Member

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    From what I've heard, those are top quality stocks. They are supposed to be one of the strongest and most durable. It should function quite well. What exactly is your concern? The only concern I'd have is, depending on what your specific use for the rifle will be, tactical stocks will often weigh more. I do not know the weight of the Manners.
     

  3. moochy28

    moochy28 Well-Known Member

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    Why don't you call Thomas manners atthe shop and tell him what you want to build. He will make you a stock for a light weight barrel he just don't advertise it. I am going to have one built for my 300 win mag.
     
  4. Jumpalot

    Jumpalot Well-Known Member

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    It's gonna be for a dedicated long range hunting rifle. Chambered in 338 Ultra or Edge and wearing a #7 barrel.
     
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  5. adam32

    adam32 Banned

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    It would be PERFECT, imo.:D
     
  6. Ronin

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    The GAT is an excellent choice if you want a mix of tactical and sporter.

    I have one and it suits my requirements. Tom was very good to deal with and ive ordered other stocks from him since I got the GAT.

    They are extremely durable and well made although not a drop in little alteration is required to get a good fit.

    The thumbhole is slightly larger than the Mac Lazzeroni style so if you have larger hands these are the way to go. The forend is a bit slim if you shoot off bags but stable nevertheless.

    I have no regrets over purchase and I know others who would go this way too.

    If you do a search on the site, you will see pictures posted from GAT owners.
     
  7. Jumpalot

    Jumpalot Well-Known Member

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    I've tried searching and found nothing.
     
  8. Ronin

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  9. Jumpalot

    Jumpalot Well-Known Member

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    Looks good. PM sent.
     
  10. NYLES

    NYLES Well-Known Member

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    What they all said, times about 50! I love mine!