McMillan A-5 stock

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by Iron Worker, Nov 30, 2013.

  1. Iron Worker

    Iron Worker Well-Known Member

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    Looking at a McMillan A-5 stock what is that hook or cut out in the bottom for, just behind the pistol grip ?
     
  2. Erik Kiser

    Erik Kiser Well-Known Member

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    Cutout for a rear bag
     
  3. Michael Eichele

    Michael Eichele Well-Known Member

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    It's also widely used for the non-trigger hand (the web between your index finger and thumb) when shooting prone.
     
  4. johnnyk

    johnnyk Well-Known Member

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    From their website, IRT the MSC-T5A and T5; "It also has a butt hook that can be used to ride the bags or control your rifle with your non-trigger hand." JohnnyK.