The Thumbhole Stock Club


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CmdrSlander
December 28, 2011, 09:58 PM
The thumbhole stock: attractive, comfortable, and exceedingly pointable.

I love thumbhole stocks, and most of my bolt guns sport them, and the ones that don't soon will. Join me in appreciating the thumbhole stock!


Pictures and anecdotes below, you know how this works gentlemen.

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jwsracin
December 28, 2011, 10:03 PM
http://i1195.photobucket.com/albums/aa390/jwswaney/100_0027.jpg
marlin model 60

johnnyreb1169
December 28, 2011, 10:09 PM
any idea where to find a thumbhole for this and a 640 ka also

LoonWulf
December 28, 2011, 10:10 PM
http://img820.imageshack.us/img820/8171/p1010043p.jpg
By kaby1010 (http://profile.imageshack.us/user/kaby1010) at 2010-08-22

Savage 110, .300 winchester.....31" axis

Furncliff
December 28, 2011, 10:34 PM
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7173/6590937229_0a2816ee55_z.jpg

CZ 452 TH Varmint .17 HMR Nikon Monarch 5-20X40

This was a gift from my wife this Christmas. I think I'll keep her (but after 35 years I might not have a choice:D).

I have one other TH stock and a semi thumb hole.

Like this...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7150/6591663353_f8897fd8fd_z.jpg

kimberkid
December 28, 2011, 10:55 PM
I've got a few ...

FN PS90
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v40/kimberkid/Toys/PS90.jpg

Fagen stocked 10-22
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v40/kimberkid/Toys/P4190026.jpg

Fagen stocked Mauser action 22-250
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v40/kimberkid/Toys/22-250_Mauser.jpg

Remington 700VSSF 308 in a Jonathan Plaster stock
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v40/kimberkid/Toys/Remington700VSSF.jpg

Moose458
December 29, 2011, 09:44 AM
Swedish Mauser
http://i246.photobucket.com/albums/gg92/Moose458/257288-R1-14-15.jpg

Moose458
December 29, 2011, 09:46 AM
K98 Mauser "Scout"
http://i246.photobucket.com/albums/gg92/Moose458/257288-R1-16-17.jpg

richie
December 29, 2011, 01:16 PM
Here's mine,

http://i71.photobucket.com/albums/i136/riche_01/DSCF1287.jpg
http://i71.photobucket.com/albums/i136/riche_01/2009_0206ruger0001.jpg

dogmush
December 29, 2011, 03:23 PM
http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a199/dogmush/Weapons/Savagecopy.jpg

Float Pilot
December 29, 2011, 03:37 PM
I built this one in 1972 as my first project. It is a DWM made M-98 from a Brazilian Cav-Carbine. A Douglas #5 barrel in 7x57mm, and the stock was a big wood blank from the old Herters catalog. It took me all winter and half the next summer to carve this thing down.
Then another month to get the polishing just right and then more than a couple tries to get the hot bluing to look like it should.

http://www.thehighroad.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=155608&stc=1&d=1325190903

P.B.Walsh
December 29, 2011, 07:38 PM
Hello to all, got a question, how does the boyds thumhole (the heavy style) compare to the AI stock?

bracer
December 30, 2011, 08:25 AM
I have Boyds thumbhole varmint stocks an my Remington 17 Fireball, Remington 221 Fireball and 223 Rem Howa 1500 rifles and another brand on my Ruger 10-22T rifle. I glassbedded each of the rifle stocks. If I were to restock an other varmint rifle it would be with a Boyds thumbhole stock.

hoovertx4
January 3, 2012, 12:28 AM
here is mine, savage model 12 bgtv 22-250
http://i1183.photobucket.com/albums/x479/hoovertx4/100_0009.jpg

ball3006
January 3, 2012, 12:50 PM
I always wanted one until I tried one out. I have muscular hands with short fingers so the fit just was not there. Besides, I shoot both right and left handed....chris3

LoonWulf
January 3, 2012, 02:27 PM
LOL, ive had to fire my .300 left handed, ended up with a bruized cheak and a bloody nose :D

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