Who makes the better laminated stocks. ( Stockeys or Boyds )
A need to know question,has any one delt with Stockeys or Boyds laminated thumb hole rifle stocks or any of there stocks. Are they good quality or junk or should i spend more money and buy from some one else. Thanks.
I don't own either of them yet but I have looked at both in the thumbhole you mentioned. Boyd's is cheaper but in my opinion the Stockey's look like a better stock. If not better at least they seem to have more features. The decelerator pad is a good one and if I do ever actually order one it will be the Bobby Hart with the aluminum bedding block. About 250 but they look great and should be worth it. I paid the same price for a Bell&Carlson thumbhole and it's completely useless if you ever use a bipod as the fore end is so flexible it hits the barrell with just the weight of the gun.
So you've booked an outfitted hunt this year. And you're going to get to ride horses into the mountains to save your legs and your back.
I've met lots of guys who've been in this same situation. They figure, "heck, how hard can it be?" But, I assure you, if you don't learn to get along with your mount for the week, it's going to be a bumpy, scary, noisy, and life threatening experience.
First, let's start with the horse itself. A horse trained under western style has 4 gears. The walk, trot,...