Bell and Carlson stock importer.

Sako308

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How does one acquire a Bell and Carlson stock (for a Winchester 70) at a reasonable price these days in the UK. Can only find one at Brownells UK but prices are ridiculous.
 

Sako308

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Redhawk rifles don't export to here anymore. Looks like it's going to be difficult or too expensive. Was also considering a Hogue stock (with full length bedding block) which you can order through their website. Any thoughts on those?
 

johngryphon

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I have a B+C from my Mod 70 7mm mag,I replaced it 1/2 a doz years ago with another one (B+C)in a diff colour.
They are good honest stocks too.
 

Sako308

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Finally got hold of a B&C stock for my Winchester (Profit River Firearms in Canada will ship to the UK, £305+£70 VAT, import duty and handling fee this end). I must say it's beautifully made, solid and light. Also it fits like a glove so no alterations required. My rifle was 10lb empty (with factory wood stock), now 8.6lb. Very happy, now to shoot.

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Siggy

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That's a real beauty. Glad you were able to source one.
Yeah, congratulations - I tried to get hold of a McMillan stock a while ago and gave up when I found I needed in Import license to get it past homeland security... I admire your persistence!
 

Sako308

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Took a bit of doing, I ended up contacting Bell & Carlson who put me onto the (very efficient) company in Canada. Haven't shot it yet but the reduction in weight was the main goal and will be a major bonus on a long day on the hill.
 

bobjs

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if you have the details of the company can you pm them to me.

I am looking at a new stock for my 595 in 6mmbr.

thanks

bob.
 

Hales Smut

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Finally got hold of a B&C stock for my Winchester (Profit River Firearms in Canada will ship to the UK, £305+£70 VAT, import duty and handling fee this end). I must say it's beautifully made, solid and light. Also it fits like a glove so no alterations required. My rifle was 10lb empty (with factory wood stock), now 8.6lb. Very happy, now to shoot.

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Bloody nice rifle. That's what they call : A riflemans rifle.

What rings do you have on the scope ?
 

Sako308

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if you have the details of the company can you pm them to me.

I am looking at a new stock for my 595 in 6mmbr.

thanks

bob.
Prophet River Firearms (misspelled in my previous post), they were very helpful and efficient.
 

Sako308

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Bloody nice rifle. That's what they call : A riflemans rifle.

What rings do you have on the scope ?
Part of my weight saving campaign was to replace the somewhat heavy steel Leupold PRW rings with Warne Mountain Tech 7075 aluminium rings, quite expensive though at £90 a set.
 

Backdrop Bri

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How does one acquire a Bell and Carlson stock (for a Winchester 70) at a reasonable price these days in the UK. Can only find one at Brownells UK but prices are ridiculous.
Bell & Carson's main importer into the UK is prophet river in Canada. I ordered a B&S full tactical stock from these guys and came into the UK with in just 3 days. It's sat in customs for 2 days then it were posted straight to my house. Fantasic service indeed. This just cuts out the middle man in the UK I save myself around £200.00.
prophetriver.com
Regards Bri.
 
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