Stock replacement on Savage 110?


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Frog48
November 4, 2006, 03:33 PM
I have a Savage 110 in .30-06 with Accutrigger, that I bought brand new last year. It has the black synthetic stock, and I think its just too bland looking. Is replacing a stock on this gun easy? If possible, I'd like to tackle this myself.

I have above average mechanical ability when it comes to working on my truck, but have no experience with modifying firearms... Would I be better off having a gunsmith do it?

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Twycross
November 4, 2006, 04:13 PM
Gunsmith? Pfffft. You can do it yourself easily. The stock is held on by 3 screws. Just unscrew those, and the action will lift right out. :)

Frog48
November 4, 2006, 04:23 PM
Sweet. I didnt realize its that easy.

I'm away from home for the weekend, so I didnt have my Savage in front of me to look at. If I had, I guess I wouldnt have needed to ask. :D

MCgunner
November 4, 2006, 04:59 PM
I put a Ramline on my 110 Savage. It has a rather plain hardwood stock it came with. The Ramline was already free floated and it improved accuracy a little. I don't like the way it rings when you thump it on something, about the only thing bad I can say about it, but it was pretty cheap.

Ifishsum
November 4, 2006, 07:51 PM
Just be aware that an older production stock may not be relieved for the Accutrigger if it's been sitting in inventory for a while. Easy to fix with a dremel, but if the trigger locks up after you drop it in that's probably why. I say this because I recently got one from Cabelas and it was that way.

It is an easy DIY job either way.

Il Duca
November 4, 2006, 09:48 PM
http://www.rifle-stocks.com/

I just ordered a Frontier Sportster for a Savage project I'm workin' on. Nice looking stocks, decent prices.

steelhead
November 4, 2006, 11:46 PM
http://www.stockadegunstocks.com/stocks/pricing.html

I have 2 of these stocks (Sporter and Coyote Stalker) and will be getting a third shortly. Go with the moneysaver version and do it yourself for a lot less. Here is one of the stocks that I finished myself.

http://www.hunt101.com/img/380159.jpg
http://www.hunt101.com/img/380160.jpg

Frog48
November 5, 2006, 11:28 AM
Thats a beauty. Thanks for the referral to that website.

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