Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Firearm Forum Question: Different Style, Types, and Configurations for Rifle Stocks - What is Your Preference and Choice

Ask A Firearms Question:
I would like to see more on Rifle Stocks, types, options, etc. can you do a question and forum discussion on this?
Thank you Randy Jensen.

There are so many Rifle Stock configurations on the market today and have come so far from World War 2, I would like to know what other people like as a stock in design, type, material, and configuration.
Thank you Paul Simms.

Answer:
Blog Administrator -
I have collected some different styles of Rifle Stock configurations that date back to WWII to present for both combat and hunting.
Personally I prefer the more traditional rifle stock for my hunting rifles and shotguns.
In combat weapons, such as assault rifles, I like the modern version because it's easy to add accessories and the weapon is lighter.
I have included pictures below of a variety of types of rifle stocks and configurations from WW2 to present, what's your favorite?

Traditional Rifle Stocks for Hunting and Military:





Modern Hunting or Sniper Rifle:



Collapsible and Folding Rifle Stocks:


Modern Assault Style Rifle Stocks:












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17 comments:

  1. Yep i own a few of these i do

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  2. The lighter synthetic stocks make it easier for a woman to shoot.
    Just my input.
    Ms. Georgia Peach

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  3. Did you get my Forum Question and when will it be posted?

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  4. i personally have no use for rifles with folding stocks .

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  5. personally i like the traditional stock .... i own a m1 garand 30-06 rifle from wwii

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  6. Thanks everyone for your comments and input.

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  7. Under 'Modern Assault Style Rifle Stocks' I use the first one.

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  8. The Reposter Guy,
    Thank you for your post to this topic.
    The Blog Administrator (The Firearms Guy)

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  9. I own the last one shown, a Russian made AK47, 7.62x39 with original wood stock and bayonet. Probably fired over 20,000 rounds in the past 15-years or so, never a problem.

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  10. I am a prepper, and I have the Henry Rifle AR-7.
    The Dark Night 2000

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  11. i have always liked the simple wood stock on the m1 garand 30-06 that is why i have never changed or modified mine in over 30 years

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  12. I would prefer the AK-47 for my Mongol Warriors.

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  13. I own the last one shown / AK47 / 7.62x39

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  14. i have stag brand 5.56 rifle outfitted with iron sights believe in old white man tail keep it simple

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  15. FOR HUNTING THE STANDARD STOCK IS MY PREFERENCE.

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  16. I just have the std AR-15 M4 Carbine in 5.56.

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