classic style vs a3 style stock

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by cummins cowboy, Feb 12, 2011.

  1. cummins cowboy

    cummins cowboy Well-Known Member

    Nov 21, 2010
    for a rifle that is going to be a hunting rifle and used for long range, with a harris swivel bipod on it for taking prone shots in field conditions, is there really that much advantage to an a3 type stock over say a remington classic pattern.
  2. Joel Russo

    Joel Russo Well-Known Member

    Jul 5, 2006
    The biggest advantage the "A" series stocks have over the standard classic stocks is the vertical grip. This grip places your hand at a more comfortable position especially while shooting prone.
    With a 2" forend, the A-3 is an excellent stock to use on a "carry/medium range rifle.