Results 1 to 7 of 7
  1. #1
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Kamas, Utah
    Posts
    1,061
    Thanks
    25
    Thanked 77 Times in 61 Posts
    Congratulations
    1
    Congratulated 2 Times in 2 Posts

    Cutting a stock for a youth

    Ok guys I am a bowhunter, I don't even own a rifle. My wife however does have a rifle, and I have a 12 year old that can hunt this year. The guns stock is to big for him so I purchased a stock for cheap at the gun show from Christensen Arms, and am wondering how I cut the stock to fit him. Is there some way that you can measure him( like draw length for a bow) to see where I need to cut the stock? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.
    Shoot STR8

  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    North Umpqua River, Oregon
    Posts
    2,304
    Thanks
    400
    Thanked 490 Times in 306 Posts
    Congratulations
    39
    Congratulated 49 Times in 7 Posts
    There are several good videos on this subject on You Tube if you look up "length of pull".

  3. #3
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Location
    Loma Rica, Ca.
    Posts
    717
    Thanks
    23
    Thanked 59 Times in 52 Posts
    Congratulations
    1
    Congratulated 0 Times in 0 Posts
    That's good advice, I have allways used the method of measuring from the inside of your elbow (arm bent) to the middle joint of your trigger finger. This method will get you very close if not right on the money. Make sure you purchase a recoil pad before you start the proccess because you will need to acount for the thickness of the pad before you cut, if not the stock will be to long by the thickness of the pad.

  4. #4
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Kamas, Utah
    Posts
    1,061
    Thanks
    25
    Thanked 77 Times in 61 Posts
    Congratulations
    1
    Congratulated 2 Times in 2 Posts
    Thanks guys, with your help I found what I needed. Thanks again!
    Shoot STR8

  5. #5
    Super Moderator
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Reno Nv
    Posts
    4,244
    Thanks
    971
    Thanked 566 Times in 402 Posts
    Congratulations
    85
    Congratulated 42 Times in 6 Posts
    The Sims slip on recoil pad could be a good choice. You won't have to be so accurate with the cut.

  6. #6
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Jackson, CA
    Posts
    1,411
    Thanks
    147
    Thanked 101 Times in 97 Posts
    Congratulations
    12
    Congratulated 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Ikeepitcold View Post
    The Sims slip on recoil pad could be a good choice. You won't have to be so accurate with the cut.
    I 2nd that. I have them on a couple of my rifles.

  7. #7
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    Colfax,CA
    Posts
    333
    Thanks
    31
    Thanked 40 Times in 33 Posts
    Congratulations
    7
    Congratulated 26 Times in 3 Posts
    Simply use a chop saw to cut it to the proper length. Dont throw the piece away after you cut it. When jr grows up you can put it back on.

 

 

Similar Threads

  1. Opinions; looking for new stock
    By huntwhenican in forum Guns, Muzzleloaders and Ammo
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 05-08-2014, 06:32 AM
  2. Cracked Stock Help
    By Aught6Fan in forum Guns, Muzzleloaders and Ammo
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 06-08-2013, 08:15 PM
  3. Cutting Edge Bullets
    By Elkoholic307 in forum Guns, Muzzleloaders and Ammo
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 06-17-2012, 08:40 PM
  4. Stock Project
    By packer58 in forum Guns, Muzzleloaders and Ammo
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 02-21-2012, 06:08 PM
  5. Cutting Pack Weight
    By abrowland in forum Lightweight
    Replies: 17
    Last Post: 05-12-2011, 03:31 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •