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#6421627 - 08/23/16 08:41 PM Custom 6.5 Creedmoor Stocks
mudd Offline
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Registered: 10/21/09
Posts: 198
Loc: Shreveport, La
Looking at having a friend build me a hunting rifle on a trued remmy 700 action with broughton barrel. He suggested the standard HS Precision stock. I know a lot run the Manners now instead. Anyone shot with both on here?

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#6421629 - 08/23/16 08:44 PM Re: Custom 6.5 Creedmoor Stocks [Re: mudd]
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Friend wanted a semi-custom hunting rig. I am partial to vertical grips. I ordered him a Manners MCS-EH1, advertised as being 26 ounces. Once I got it out of the box I believed it! Balanced it on my pinky!

I want to build a short barreled 6.5 Creedmoor as a whitetail rifle with the same stock.
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#6421644 - 08/23/16 08:54 PM Re: Custom 6.5 Creedmoor Stocks [Re: mudd]
mudd Offline
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Loc: Shreveport, La
I have an omega to go on it also. Going b 22in Barrel and badger bottom metal

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#6421659 - 08/23/16 09:02 PM Re: Custom 6.5 Creedmoor Stocks [Re: mudd]
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I believe McMillan has a new cheaper stock

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#6421674 - 08/23/16 09:10 PM Re: Custom 6.5 Creedmoor Stocks [Re: mudd]
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Registered: 11/28/10
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I have run HS, manners and Mcmillan stocks. Right now all my go to rifles have manners EH1s on them. The rest have been sold off or are collecting dust. Of the three the HS was my least favorite
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#6421702 - 08/23/16 09:26 PM Re: Custom 6.5 Creedmoor Stocks [Re: mudd]
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Loc: Chambers County
I have a HS stock on my semi-custom 6.5 and it has taken a beating in the 2 years since I got that rifle. Haven't had any issues with it. I also have a Manners and while it is a nicer feeling stock, it doesn't shoot any better than the HS. YMMV
I would look at the new Stocky's Stock if I were building a budget minded rifle today.
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#6421718 - 08/23/16 09:38 PM Re: Custom 6.5 Creedmoor Stocks [Re: mudd]
mudd Offline
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Registered: 10/21/09
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Loc: Shreveport, La
Manners t4A he has coming he told me. He's pricing it out with that and I'm still looking around. Said the HS stock only supports a #4 barrel

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#6421723 - 08/23/16 09:41 PM Re: Custom 6.5 Creedmoor Stocks [Re: mudd]
el_cazador713 Offline
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Registered: 03/03/14
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HS and McMillan are going to be hard to beat. I'd also check out Derreck at Horizon Firearms. They've come out with their own stock and it's amazing.

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#6421726 - 08/23/16 09:44 PM Re: Custom 6.5 Creedmoor Stocks [Re: mudd]
Cattleman Offline
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Registered: 02/09/13
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I only have experience with Manners but I like it a lot . I believe it should be on your list .

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#6421790 - 08/23/16 10:25 PM Re: Custom 6.5 Creedmoor Stocks [Re: mudd]
mudd Offline
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Registered: 10/21/09
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Loc: Shreveport, La
I'll know more tomorrow on what exactly I wanna do stock wise as for him pricing gun and checking my options on a stock. If I have to get a special order one then I will get a carbon fiber most likely

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#6421895 - 08/24/16 01:44 AM Re: Custom 6.5 Creedmoor Stocks [Re: mudd]
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Registered: 08/27/09
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I have shot rifles with Manners, McMillan, AICS, and own one with HS Precision. I love the feel of the HS, but also loved the McMillan but can't recall which version it was. If it were my rifle I would go with the one JG mentioned, it's freaking nice

Availability and price is what drove me to the HS, I needed it yesterday and got it 3 days later for $400


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#6421899 - 08/24/16 04:23 AM Re: Custom 6.5 Creedmoor Stocks [Re: mudd]
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Registered: 09/22/09
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I'm a huge proponent of adj cheek models, I hate stock packs. The MCS-TA is the adj cheek version and is around 2.5lbs if u go CF. The standard model adj is around 3.5lbs. Absolutely nothing wrong with an HS though. If you haven't researched DBM, take a look at the new curtis customs flush mount 3 round. Would make great hunting dbm since it's flush mount and it's SA and LA.


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#6422023 - 08/24/16 07:48 AM Re: Custom 6.5 Creedmoor Stocks [Re: mudd]
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Loc: Temple...Hunt in Freestone Co.
I only have experience with the Manners EH4 carbon fiber and I'm loving mine. I'm just used to the traditional grip and never could get the right feel on a buddy's vertical grip when I was stock shopping. Different strokes for different folks. The EH4 has a shorter forend, so it'll make your barrel look about 10 foot long roflmao

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#6422154 - 08/24/16 09:35 AM Re: Custom 6.5 Creedmoor Stocks [Re: mudd]
mudd Offline
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Registered: 10/21/09
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Loc: Shreveport, La
Lol I like carbon fiber. Huge fan of it on anything. Just trying locate one I like and not have wait 6 months is issue

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#6422192 - 08/24/16 09:59 AM Re: Custom 6.5 Creedmoor Stocks [Re: mudd]
cxjcherokec Offline
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Registered: 09/22/09
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CS tactical has them in stock

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