Bell & Carlson Stock Advise

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  1. remmy308

    remmy308 New Member

    Aug 29, 2011
    I need opinions from people using the Bell & Carlson A5 or A2 with a LA caliber. Most everything I found online was guys using the A5 on .308's. I wanna know how to holds up being using with a .300 RUM and larger LA calibers. How's the butt pad on the A5 and since it's adjustable will it withstand the recoil without slipping. I have never personally handled either one of these stocks and don't wanna spend more than $500. I do like the added weight of the A5 over the A2 and the adjustable cheekpiece will come in handy. Thanks for the help!
  2. lhouston78

    lhouston78 Well-Known Member

    Mar 5, 2010
    i have used the a2 alot on big l/a calibers and love them for the money. They feel good and hold up well. We have used them on big 7 calibers all the way up to a 338 lapua imp. As for the a5 we used them on a few guns one on a 338 edge and it held up nice but seemed to let you feel the recoil more then others.
  3. mecher50

    mecher50 Active Member

    Sep 25, 2012
    I have the Medalist Varmint and Tactical on my 300 Ultra no complaints the recoil pad is awsome and just the right amount of sticky.
  4. alaska

    alaska Well-Known Member

    Feb 1, 2010
    Suggest the medalist A5 model with the adj check rest and length of pull