Stock question

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by coonhunter, Sep 15, 2018.

  1. coonhunter

    coonhunter Active Member

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    I am currently looking at parts for my next build. I have an A5 McMillan on my 338 edge. I love it for prone shooting but I find it pretty uncomfortable for other positions. This is going to be more of an all around hunting rifle woth the ability to shoot some fairly long distance too. What are some stocks that work good for this. I like the looks of the manners eh2 and eh3. I have never handled one though.
     
  2. lancetkenyon

    lancetkenyon Well-Known Member

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    Manners EH1. Very easy to shoot prone, sitting, off-hand in my opinion.
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    Manners EH2. Very easy to shoot sitting, off-hand. Prone is still comfortable as well. Similar.to the EH3, just a touch more drop at the heel.
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    McMillan Game Scout. Nice all-around carry rifle stock.
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    McMillan Adjustable Game Warden. Similar to the Game Scout, but wider formed and adjustable of course.
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    Manners PRS2. Haven't shot behind it yet, but feels a lot like the EH1 but adjustable cheek.
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  3. highdrum

    highdrum Well-Known Member

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    Love the prs2! Does that 2# 10oz include mini chassis or just pillar bed? How long was the wait time?
     
  4. lancetkenyon

    lancetkenyon Well-Known Member

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    Just the pillars. No chassis.
    I ordered mine from their flat top selection, and had it inletted to my specs. Took 5.5 weeks and I had it in my hot little hands.
    Lone Peak Fuzion TI SA
    Proof Research Sendero
    M5 DBM
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  5. highdrum

    highdrum Well-Known Member

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    Exactly what I am wanting to build for a 22 creedmoor, cept will probably run a crux ti or Curtis action cuz I like short bolt lift.
     
  6. lancetkenyon

    lancetkenyon Well-Known Member

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    Mine is a 6CM. Have a Tangent Theta TT315M to top it off.
     
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  7. coonhunter

    coonhunter Active Member

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    Thanks.

    That is what I was looking for. I am leaning toward the eh2.
     
  8. WeiserBucks

    WeiserBucks Well-Known Member

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    McMillan A3 Sporter is another excellent option .
     
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  9. lancetkenyon

    lancetkenyon Well-Known Member

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  10. coonhunter

    coonhunter Active Member

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    That is probably a similar rifle to what I am going for. What are the spec on it if you don’t mind me asking. I am thinking a Stiller predator action. Probably 300 win mag. Would like to keep the weight 8-9 lbs.
     
  11. lancetkenyon

    lancetkenyon Well-Known Member

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    R700 BDL LA trued by Phx Custom Rifles
    PCR "Stubby Tac" knob
    PTG .300 recoil lug
    26" Bartlein #3b fluted 1:8.5" plus APA Micro Bastard brake
    Cerakote Armor Black
    Manners EH2 bedded
    Factory alloy Rem BDL bottom metal
    Timney Calvin Elite @ 8oz
    Seekins alloy 20MOA Picatinny rail
    Seekins alloy 34mm low rings
    S&B PMII 3-20×50 MTC LT w. H2CMR
    Flatline Ops level
    Weighs 9lbs 10oz IIRC with the heavy scope
    7RM pushing a 180 Hybrid @ 2996fps or a 184 Hybrid @ 3055fps

    I have a similar build in .280AI that weighs a bit less
    R700 BDL LA trued by Axisworks
    PTG Fluted bolt, alloy bolt shroud, M16 extractor, carbon fiber bolt knob, TI firing pin and Wolfe Blitzschnell spring
    26" Proof Sendero Light 1:9" plus Hawkins 3 port brake
    Cerakote Armor Black
    Manners EH1 bedded
    Factory Rem BDL bottom metal
    Shilen match trigger @ 1.5#
    Seekins alloy 20MOA Picatinny rail
    Seekins alloy 30mm medium rings
    March F 3-24×52 illuminated w. FML-1
    Flatline Ops level
    Weighs 8lbs 13oz w. Scope
    .280AI pushing a 175 Berger Elite Hunter @ 3030fps or a 160 TMK (speed TBD)
     
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  12. Canhunter35

    Canhunter35 Well-Known Member

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    I really like the m40 style of stock(eh2) for hunting, it’s comfortable in all positions but still favours prone.
     
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  13. coonhunter

    coonhunter Active Member

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    Thanks guys. Appreciate the info and opinions.
     
  14. jmcmath

    jmcmath Well-Known Member

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    I have a manners mcs-TA on order that I’m hoping fits this bill for me. I am hoping it to be comfy prone for LR as well as in a tree stand climber.