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Old October 26, 2013, 10:47 PM   #1
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Replacement stock for Remington SPS 700

I've been looking at two different replacement stocks for my Rem. SPS Tac. 700. (20") The first one is, http://www.archangelmanufacturing.co...changel-aa700/
The second is, http://www.blackhawk.com/product/Axi...ck,220,166.htm
What do you all think?
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Old October 26, 2013, 11:01 PM   #2
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None of the above.

For design I like the archangel better, but it is $100.00 more and really make to be used with a much longer rifle (24 to 26 inches long).

The Axion would work better with a 20 inch barrel, but I am not impressed with the quality of plastic they use for $250.00.

Therefore "none of the above." Keep looking.
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Old October 27, 2013, 06:28 AM   #3
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Have you looked at HS precision yet?
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Old October 28, 2013, 03:02 PM   #4
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What is your price range. Bell & Carlson, Boyd's, Choate, McMillan, HS Precision & AICS.

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Old October 28, 2013, 04:06 PM   #5
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A lot of people have a problem with HS Precision putting an endorsement from Lon Horiuchi in their catalog.

Evidently they pulled their head out of their posteriors and dropped him, but lots of gun folks have long memories......
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Old October 30, 2013, 04:36 PM   #6
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Replacement Stock

You might consider McRee, there is no bedding required. One off the good points, you can take a rifle that is zeroed, remove and reinstall the barreled action, retorque the mounting bolts with out disturbing the zero point. I swap my 223 and 6.5CM once in awhile and its always held POI.

Easy to adjust and reconfigure for other shooters.
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Old November 11, 2013, 08:41 PM   #7
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replacement stock for my Remington SPS 20" Tactical

I ended up buying the Archangel AA700 With the full aluminum bedding boxes. I have a extra 20 rd.mag coming in tomorrow. It feels as good as it looks. All it needs are some QD swivels and stud.Maybe a tiger strip DuraCoat paint job. Maybe two tone black and OD Green.
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Old November 11, 2013, 10:02 PM   #8
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majohnson

Hi majohnson, thanks for the suggestion of McRee stock.I have that kind of stock covered.
My Savage 10 BAS 308win rifle, with factory Savage stock. With folding stock.



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