To restock or not?

Discussion in 'The Basics, Starting Out' started by Gunner1, Dec 8, 2013.

  1. Gunner1

    Gunner1 Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    56
    Joined:
    Nov 26, 2013
    I recently purchased a N.I.B. Remington Model 700 Sendero SF II in 300 winmag. I've tested the clearance and a $20 bill will pass untouched from the fore end of the stock to the chamber. So my question is this: would replacing the factory stock with say a Manners or a Whiskey 3 chassis system really offer any advantage? I know that I'd be able to adjust length of pull and comb height, but as far as accuracy goes would there be a difference? Not only that but is there a market for factory stock take-offs that would allow me to offset the $1000 price tag of these high-end stocks?
     

  2. Nimrod

    Nimrod Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    444
    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2006
    I would shoot it and see how it does before spending the money on a new stock. It might work fine for you as is.
     

  3. angus-5024

    angus-5024 Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,132
    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2008
    senduros come with an excellent stock. Skim bed it and go shoot. If the gun wont shoot good with the HS stock that comes with it, I would look at hand loads or barrel.
     
  4. squirrelduster

    squirrelduster Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    418
    Joined:
    Dec 9, 2007
    If weight is a concern then there are lots of stocks that are much lighter than the factory stock. If not then skim bed your stock and see what it does. I agree with Angus, then check the barrel.
    I recently bought a Manners stock and was very impressed with it.
    My brother has the same rig and we skim bedded it and it shoots between 1/2 and 3/4 MOA with proper loads.