Stocks for a Rem. 721 .270

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by flyin lizard, Jan 30, 2011.

  1. flyin lizard

    flyin lizard Well-Known Member

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    I know this is not a real popular rifle to work on ,but a good friend of mine has one , so can anyone tell me what after market stocks are available or which ones could be worked to fit...
     

  2. geargrinder

    geargrinder Well-Known Member

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    Any long action Rem 700 stock will fit.

    You might need to dremel a stock a bit at the safety. The 721 safety is a bit further out than the 700.

    On the 700's Remington notched the rear tang to keep the safety in a little tighter.
     

  3. KRP

    KRP Well-Known Member

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    You'll probably need to inlet the barrel channel for the rear sight "doughnut" also.
     
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  4. NesikaChad

    NesikaChad Well-Known Member

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    I have a carbon fiber clone that I make off the old M-40 Marine Corps Sniper Stock.

    Light weight, very rigid, and ready to go. Custom inletted for any appropriate action.

    C
     
  5. elkaholic

    elkaholic Well-Known Member

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    Good advice above. I've done a couple 721's and used 700 stocks including those from H-S Precision. They worked out well with very little modification.....Rich