In search of a new stock!

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  1. Happytrgrfingr

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    Ok, so here's my latest pan. I need to find an M44 stock in useable condition so I can put the receiver/barell from my 91/30 into it. It'll be "kinda" sporterized without "really" being sporterized. I want to do this so I have a semi-free floating barell and a little help with the cooling process.

    If anyone knows where I can get a mil-surp m44 stock for a reasonable price, please let me know!


     
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  2. gandog56

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    Kind of sporterized without looking real sporterized?


    That does not compute.
     
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  3. Happytrgrfingr

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    How hard would it be to make a stock?

    What if I just bought a 91/30 and shortened the stock to the length I want?
     
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  4. Dylandance

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    I think it would be pretty easy it would just be a matter of cutting the stock to the right length and adjusting the caps and that one band to the new size of the handguard and stock
     
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  5. goat roper

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    What you do is buy a good piece of hardwood a little larger than the stock you want to make. And then, you remove all of the wood, that doesn't look like a rifle stock. Simple.

    Verne
     
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  6. gandog56

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    If it was me doing it, you would end up with a toothpick. I couldn't even square a block by hand in High School.
     
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    I have a stock. its nice condition off a 1942 Izzy 91/30. make me an offer. if you are interested I'll make a vid of it showing every inch.
     
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  8. Happytrgrfingr

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    That might be what I'll have to do, but if i can find an M44 stock I'd rather have that.

    As for making one, i really want to try that oit as well.
     
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    Go buy a synthetic stock from ATI, usually drops right in and looks nice, you can change it back to standard just by replacing it in the original stock. If it isn't a drop in fit, it usually takes a few minutes sanding on the stock to make it fit, I've done 3 of them, only had to sand on one.
    olcop
     
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  10. Happytrgrfingr

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    That's an idea, but I'd like to stay away from the synthetics if i can.
     
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    Boy, have you looked at some of the horror stories of people who were told that and found out different? Seems to be hit or miss with their stocks.
     
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    Or, if you have a really nice piece of hardwood you could also get a 4 foot 2x6 and make all your mistakes on that. Then copy the final dimensions to the hardwood. A bit more work, but a lot safer.
     
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    Check Numrich!
     
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  14. Gunney

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    you could cut mine off and shorten it.
     
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  15. Happytrgrfingr

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    ^^^ How much you want for it?
     
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    35 bucks fair? unless you got something of like value you'd trade. either way, trade preferred.
     
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  18. Gunney

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    mine needs no repairs BTW. I'll put up a vid in the morning.
     
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    I am going to be parting out my M44 shortly. The stock is in good shape. no repairs necessary.
     
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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mi2ukIa3J-A]VID00163.AVI - YouTube[/ame]
     
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