Are McMillan stocks worth the $$$

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by chad44, Sep 25, 2013.

  1. chad44

    chad44 Well-Known Member

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    I'm doing my first build. I'm using a ruger m77 mark 2 (I know most hate this action). Broughton 7mm #5 barrel. I'm having trouble with a stock decision. Are mcmillians really worth the cash? I'm looking at the A3 hunter. It's about 100$ less then the A2 tactical. Thanks
     
  2. ICANHITHIMMAN

    ICANHITHIMMAN Well-Known Member

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    yes they are, that said lots of used options and manners is just as good as mcmillan!
     
  3. chad44

    chad44 Well-Known Member

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    I also looked at manners but it seemed they were right with McMillan in the price. Maybe 30-50$ less.
     
  4. ICANHITHIMMAN

    ICANHITHIMMAN Well-Known Member

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    I have both and actually prefer HS precision to both for prone shooting.
     
  5. Outlaw6.0

    Outlaw6.0 Well-Known Member

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    You make a very good point that I would not have thought about. I have McMillan, Manners & HS. I've never felt lacking with the HS, just a solid stock.


    To the original question, yes, McMillan is well worth the $$$.



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    coyotekiller82 Well-Known Member

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    one word......YES
     
  8. MTBULLET

    MTBULLET Well-Known Member

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    "worth it" is a relative term. to some Mcmillan stocks are worth the price.
    I have had them/used them, liked 'em, but don't feel the extra cost gave me anything over and above other fine synthetic stocks available.
    It depends on YOUR wants/needs.
     
  9. tcob68

    tcob68 Well-Known Member

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    I just recently had my first two custom rifles built. Concerned with cost I put a McMillan A3 Hunter on one and used the factory HS on the other. I personally like the fit and feel of the McMillan better plus I like the marble swirl finish, with the right combination of colors you can get a camo effect. I would highly recommend the A3 Hunter for an all around hunting rifle.
     
  10. chad44

    chad44 Well-Known Member

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    I ordered the A3 hunter this morning. I'm excited. Now just the 6 month wait.