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#6454005 - 09/15/16 06:43 PM cheekrest for .308 Crusader build
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My new .308 Crusader build came in from GA Precision, with 1.125 Badger 34mm rings and I installed a NightForce ATACR. After breaking it in and feeling the rifle, it seems that the scope height is a bit high that my cheek does not seat on the stock firmly and comfortably. Is there an slip on cheekpad or an aftermarket pad that can raise my eye level to the scope by about half an inch? I don't want to drill my stock for now, hopefully there is something out there that will accommodate me.

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#6455634 - 09/16/16 09:35 PM Re: cheekrest for .308 Crusader build [Re: TackDriver]
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Triad stock pack

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#6455686 - 09/16/16 10:05 PM Re: cheekrest for .308 Crusader build [Re: TackDriver]
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Kmw loggerhead

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#6455715 - 09/16/16 10:26 PM Re: cheekrest for .308 Crusader build [Re: TackDriver]
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Hard to beat a Karsten for the price and easy install

http://www.karstenskydexcheekrest.com/category/adjustable-cheek-pieces


Edited by BigPig (09/16/16 10:26 PM)
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#6455958 - 09/17/16 08:49 AM Re: cheekrest for .308 Crusader build [Re: TackDriver]
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I did some research on stock pad slip ons. There are a few out there that is nice from Triad, Tac Ops, etc, but the straps that loops under the stock may interfere with the rabbit ear bullbag,,,still looking. I don't want to drill any holes in the stock for those sliding sleeves. Thanks for the advice.




Edited by Big Stan (09/17/16 09:58 AM)

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#6456057 - 09/17/16 10:14 AM Re: cheekrest for .308 Crusader build [Re: TackDriver]
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Then look at a Bradley cheek rest.

Really your only three options are
1) drill holes for the Karsten
2) cut stock and drill holes for a Loggerhead system
3) deal with straps from the Bradley or stock packs

There is a 4th, but it's pricey and that is buy a new stock that's adjustable
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Enjoy it while you can. One day you might be complaining about NOT getting random pop-ups in the morning. grin

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#6456061 - 09/17/16 10:17 AM Re: cheekrest for .308 Crusader build [Re: TackDriver]
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Stan, have you tried stuffing a half can of Copenhagen in your right cheek to get a better cheek weld?


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#6456227 - 09/17/16 12:41 PM Re: cheekrest for .308 Crusader build [Re: TackDriver]
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How much height do you need. Look at the weibad, they have a pad that goes on. Not sure if it will work with your stock though.

Walter

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#6456230 - 09/17/16 12:45 PM Re: cheekrest for .308 Crusader build [Re: cxjcherokec]
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Originally Posted By: cxjcherokec
Kmw loggerhead


A quality rig from GA deserves the KMW...... Don't go cheep now!!!

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#6456418 - 09/17/16 05:12 PM Re: cheekrest for .308 Crusader build [Re: RiverRider]
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Originally Posted By: RiverRider
Stan, have you tried stuffing a half can of Copenhagen in your right cheek to get a better cheek weld?


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HaHaHa, good one. Made me grin right there.

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#6456420 - 09/17/16 05:14 PM Re: cheekrest for .308 Crusader build [Re: wburke2010]
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Originally Posted By: wburke2010
How much height do you need. Look at the weibad, they have a pad that goes on. Not sure if it will work with your stock though.

Walter


About a half inch.

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#6456579 - 09/17/16 07:20 PM Re: cheekrest for .308 Crusader build [Re: cxjcherokec]
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Originally Posted By: cxjcherokec
Kmw loggerhead


this or nothing step up
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#6456609 - 09/17/16 08:02 PM Re: cheekrest for .308 Crusader build [Re: TackDriver]
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Get ahold of Jason on the hide, he's the "stockdoc" and does lots of retrofits with your own stock pieces. I think his handle is jducos

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