Now what???

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by BenY 2013, Mar 26, 2011.

  1. BenY 2013

    BenY 2013 Well-Known Member

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    So yesterday I picked up a Stevens 200 in .308, this will be the base for my long range build. I have scope/rings/bases all in mind but was thinking "what now" on the stock. I don't have the money for a good aftermarket stock yet, but was wanting to build the stock up with bondo to make it resemble a b&c or a mcmillian. Also I'd like to stiffen up the forend and bed the action. Any suggestions???? Thanks for your time.
     
  2. royinidaho

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    Give it a go. I started with a B&C sporter tupperware stock then with bondo, JB Weld, Steel Putty, a hunk of 2x4 and some work I ended up with this.

    I'd recommend bedding a carbon fiber or aluminum arrow shaft in the forearm. I didn't do that as I squared up the forearm quite a bit.

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  3. gr8whyt

    gr8whyt Well-Known Member

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    Beautiful stock, Roy. But you must have added some helium also, to make it so light it floats in the air. :D

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  4. liltank

    liltank Well-Known Member

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    Here ya go. This is an article by Jerry Teo doing exactly what you want to do with your rifle. Hope it helps, and I want to see your finished result.

    Savage Tactical Rifle Project

    Tank
     
  5. BenY 2013

    BenY 2013 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks guys for the input. And I have seen the "Savage Tactical Rifle Project" it kind of gave me the idea for this rifle. I'll pick up some bondo next time I'm in town and get started:D I'll also put an arrow shaft in the forearm most likely. Thanks
     
  6. BenY 2013

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    Is that a Super Sniper scope???? If so how do you like it?

    Also wondering if the weaver bases for the Savage short action, Accustock would fit the Stevens 200?

    Thanks :D
     
  7. BountyHunter

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    Look at the Burris double dovetail bases with the signature rings.

    Rock solid, pretty inexpensive and you can use the inserts to put 20 MOA into the setup.

    BH
     
  8. liltank

    liltank Well-Known Member

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    All Savage products will fit Stevens rifles. They are the same action with different trigger groups. Any Savage aftermarket trigger will also work on Stevens rifles.

    Tank
     
  9. BenY 2013

    BenY 2013 Well-Known Member

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    Alright thank you.....I can't wait to get it all started:D Its killin me
     
  10. liltank

    liltank Well-Known Member

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    I know the feeling.:rolleyes:

    Tank
     
  11. BenY 2013

    BenY 2013 Well-Known Member

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    Alright I picked up some bondo yesterday, hopefully I'll get to use it soon. Another question.....has anyone ever done "Stock Texturing" with Devacon, Marine Tex or PC7??? I was wanting to give the stock a better texture in the forearm and grip areas and was curious if anyone else had tried this.

    Thanks