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    uk laminated gunstocks

    had a look at this lads site and they look superb ,i fancy a thumbhole for my old 700 all this custom talk on here made me want to give the old girl a birthday.has anyone had one are they as good as they look for the money very tempted to have a straightline thumbhole with ebony tip and palmswell !

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    How much were they?
    I could not find a link to the pricing list,
    unless I was looking at the wrong site

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    emailed him y day on price the staightline th with 1''recoil pad ,sling swivels,ebony tip and palm swell 250+postage 14 wk delivery!any colour from 9 choices

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    One thing to consider is the cost of finishing these stocks. The Richards Micro-fit stock in my gallery was cheap to buy, but expensive to pillar bed and finish. I have just had it touched up again as I got some stains on it. Overall, the cost of the laminate stock was no different from a Mcmillan, and I think a Mcmillan or similar will require less care and maintenance.

    Regards JCS

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    do they really take alot to do, the laminate presently on my 700 is touching barrel anyhow and has shot 1'' holes for ten yrs now .i am a bit of a caveman as far as gunfit /smithing is concern .trust your judgement jcs can you tell me whats involved ?

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    Following up on my earlier comment, the fit of the Richards Microfit stock was good, it was finishing off the sanded laminate that took a fair bit of time. I would suggest getting your hands on an unfinished stock so that you can see what you are getting into before parting with any cash. If you pm me an e-Mail address, I can send you some more detailed photos of the finished stock?

    Regards JCS

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    take a look at BOYDS The World's Foremost Supplier of Hardwood Gunstocks.
    I got a varmint thumbhole pepper laminate recently for my rem 700 and am very happy with it.
    99 dolars plus p&p and it bolted staight on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by norma 308 View Post
    emailed him y day on price the staightline th with 1''recoil pad ,sling swivels,ebony tip and palm swell 250+postage 14 wk delivery!any colour from 9 choices
    I hav just ordered one from Boyds , the same Palo has also linked

    I ordered mine as a finished stock 2 weeks ago and today is ready to pick up at my local parcel centre
    It so far has cost
    $92 + $51.65 postage = $143.65 / 87 approx for stock and shipping and 23.94 import & clearance costs
    so 110.94
    not sure what the difference is between the one I purchased direct from the States and UK based stocks
    except for about 150+ and a 3 month longer waiting time
    I certainly would not be in any rush to place an order with a UK based company at the mo untill you hav researched a little more on importing a finished one in or as JCS says an un-finished one to finish it yourself

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    looked at the boyds staggering isnt it god the price .would you kindly let me know what you think when you get it thanks jcs ,palo ,stone

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