Tactical stock

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by Iron Worker, Dec 12, 2013.

  1. MacMillan

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    57.9%
  2. H&S Precision

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    5.3%
  3. Manners

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    36.8%
  1. Iron Worker

    Iron Worker Well-Known Member

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    I have a semi custom Win Mod 70 CRF in 7mm WSM 26" Brux bbl #4 contour. I want a vertical grip tactical stock. Narrowed it down to 3: Macmillan ,Manners or H&S Precision . What say yee ?
     

  2. Outlaw6.0

    Outlaw6.0 Well-Known Member

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    I voted for McMillan even though I own more Manners stocks :D

    The A-5 is still my all time favorite.


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  3. Iron Worker

    Iron Worker Well-Known Member

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    Only 12 week wait for manner , why do you prefer Macmillan
     
  4. Outlaw6.0

    Outlaw6.0 Well-Known Member

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    Comfort mainly. The Manners is just as strong but not as comfortable to me. They feel like a 2x4 bolted to my rifle, functional but not as comfortable. When I received my Manners T-5, there were several areas of the stock that were not true to one another.... just didn't seem to be of the same quality.

    Like I said, I have more Manners than McMillans however, I still prefer McMillan.



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  5. Iron Worker

    Iron Worker Well-Known Member

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    That was very helpful !
     
  6. GNERGY

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    If youdon't have anything against laminates, the Bobby Hart long range tactical ( without the aluminum bedding block ) is a really nice stock. I own 3 of them and recommend them to the people I build rifles for. They come in different colors and the fit and finish is a 99 out of 100 and a good value for the money. Stockys sells them.
    Tarey
     
  7. No Fear in Accuracy

    No Fear in Accuracy Well-Known Member

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    I have McMillan A-5 and I do feel comfortable and fit right with my hands. CONS, it is a bit heavy even though I shoot prone most of the time.

    Manners is also the best choice. Nice design but I never try to hold it.
     
  8. HARPERC

    HARPERC Well-Known Member

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    I've had 2 McMillans. One from nearly 30 years ago and another this year. Good stocks, but if you're in a hurry I'd look at the others. Regardless of what they say, it will take 6 months.
     
  9. liltank

    liltank Well-Known Member

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    I voted H-S. That is the only stock I've shot of your three choices. I find it quite comfortable and is built with plenty of barrel float. Built with an aluminum bedding block. No bedding needed

    Tank
     
  10. PPR

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    McMillan A5 all the way. Fit and finish is perfect. Manners could not inlet a stock correctly if their lives depended on it. I have ordered 5 Manners stocks for customers and not one was inletted corectly. McMillan from here on out.

    Regards,
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  11. WildRose

    WildRose Well-Known Member

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    I'm going to throw a monkey wrench into your thinking.

    There is a tacticool factor associated with the tactical stocks that draws a lot of people to them. They are great for what they are designed to be too.

    However, unless you are planning solely to shoot them from a bench or prone you will find them a PITA in the field.

    The McMillan A-3 hunter is a great compromise vs going "full tactical" as is the precision stock works (made for them by McMillan and I'd encourage you to look at both unless like I said you are strictly planning to shoot from the prone or bench.

    I have five HS precisions I like very well too. The Manners I have tried I had a similar feeling of as the above poster, felt like I was snuggling up to a piece of railroad iron or a 4x4.
     
  12. Iron Worker

    Iron Worker Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Wild Rose . That's what I'll be getting .
     
  13. scsims

    scsims Well-Known Member

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    I have a A3-5 Adj stock it's somewhat of a compromise from the full tactical. It has a slimmer fore end.

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  14. kingzero

    kingzero Well-Known Member

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    Gotta love McMillans. The Gamescout is also a good choice for more of a hunting rifle. It has the vertical grip but slimmer forend. I was going to go with one but decided on a heavier barrel and had to step up to an A3 with a wider front.