Need advice on new stock

Discussion in 'The Basics, Starting Out' started by out scoutin', Mar 28, 2010.

  1. out scoutin'

    out scoutin' Member

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    Hi fellas,

    I have a Rem700BDL DM in 338-06, (Shilen barreled) that is currently sitting in its factory synthetic stock. I had the rifle built for my first elk hunt(success came at a 6x7 @60yds) and I really hate the hollow pinging sound the stock makes. The rifle shoots well enough; .2-.3 @ 100yds and about 3MOA avg @600yds, and is only pillar- bedded.
    What I have been thinking is purchasing a Bell and Carlson Medalist with the full length bedding block.
    Any suggestions on this stock, or any others that may fit my needs would be greatly appreciated.
    I am looking for something light, rigid, and quiet for this is my big game rifle.
    I am trying to stay in the $500 and under range.(still paying for that elk trip-mostly from the wife!)

    Thanks and good shootin'
    johnny
     
  2. 338 LEGEND

    338 LEGEND Well-Known Member

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  3. MontanaRifleman

    MontanaRifleman Well-Known Member

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    The Medalist is my first choice in an after market stock for quality and price. I have never owned one, but I have handled their equivalent on Cooper rifles and they seem to be as good as the HS Precision stocks on my Sendero's for about $100 less. That's my opinion with limited first hand experience, FWIW.

    -Mark