Rifle stock suggestions

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  1. KyleC

    KyleC Well-Known Member

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    i need some stock advice. I purchased a used rifle a while back with a McMillan Classic edge stock. I love the way the rifle shoots and how light it is (6# 9 oz) .300 Winchester. I don’t like how low the comb is. Even with low mounts I have to lift my cheek off the comb to get a good site picture.

    So I want to re-stock it but with what design?

    Looking at the McMillan website it looks like the Sporter or maybe the McMillan Hunter might work?

    I’d rather not add a cheek riser as it would just add more weight.

    Suggestions?
     
  2. adam32

    adam32 Well-Known Member

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    McMillan Hunter.
     
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  3. Canhunter35

    Canhunter35 Well-Known Member

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    Depending on how much rise you need I’d try purchasing a padded cheek rest, I have a bunch of the hornady ones with the pouch for range cards on the side, might give you enough lift
     
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  4. Rick Richard

    Rick Richard Well-Known Member

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    Lot cheaper for the padded cheek pouch
     
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  5. WeiserBucks

    WeiserBucks Well-Known Member

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    Triad stock pack for the win.
     
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  6. dfanonymous

    dfanonymous Well-Known Member

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    Is weight a concern? Chassis will probably give the most modulation.
    (Not sure it that word is used right)
     
  7. Deviant

    Deviant Well-Known Member

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    I use the Bradley cheek rest on a few of my rifles/ it is light weight and adjustable.
     
  8. lancetkenyon

    lancetkenyon Well-Known Member

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    Kydex cheek piece is light and inexpensive. $50ish.

    A padded cheek rest like the Tactical Works is soft, warm in the winter, and very adjustable. Weighs 6oz. $40ish.

    I actually prefer the padded cheek rest on a heavy recoiling rifle to an adjustable stock. My .300RUM has an adjustable Game Warden, and it can actually leave a sore cheek bone after a few rounds of shooting it prone.
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  9. Edd

    Edd Well-Known Member

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    I don't think you will gain anything with the Sporter. The McMillan Hunter would give you a higher comb but I don't like how skinny the forend is on them. I would suggest the BDL style.

    If McMillan would put a Remington Classic forend on the McMillan Hunter stock, It would be a perfect fit for my taste.
     
  10. jd5521

    jd5521 Well-Known Member LRH Team Member

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    DB24781B-F31D-4966-B266-157C2FB6AE1C.jpeg F6BA70F0-C013-487E-AC5C-3D7E2813A548.jpeg Mcmillan Game Hunter edge fill.

    Or out a Bradley adjustable cheek rest on your existing stock.
     
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  11. adam32

    adam32 Well-Known Member

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    That would be the McMillan Rem Hunter...I think.
     
  12. Edd

    Edd Well-Known Member

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    Nope, the forend on that stock is a lot larger than a Classic.
     
  13. adam32

    adam32 Well-Known Member

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    Getting pretty picky aren't ya.
     
  14. Edd

    Edd Well-Known Member

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    Just stating a fact, keeping the description accurate.
     
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