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Choate stocks

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by waynzwld, Mar 9, 2004.

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  1. waynzwld

    waynzwld Member

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    Where is the cheapest place to get a Choate Ultimate Varmint stock for a Savage 110?
     
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    There was a guy on www.gunbroker.com that had Choate stocks pretty cheap. I got my SKS Drag stock from him.
     
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    You can order them direct from Choate - see here - for $95.15 in black, or $109.20 in camo finish. Unfortunately, not many online suppliers carry them - wholesalers do, but you'll have to buy those through dealers.
     
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    I bought mine direct from the Choate company about 4 years ago. Not sure about the web addy - shouldn't be hard to find. IIRC, I paid about $150.

    Actually, mine is the Ultimate Sniper stock, but it doesn't look much different from the varmint model. It's a solid, great looking stock and shoots very comfortably. Well worth the money. The only downside for some people is the weight - it's about 3 times heavier than my original Savage synthetic. It's not an issue for me, since I just target shoot with it, but I wouldn't want to hump it too far hunting in the woods.

    A while back, I came across an online review of this stock - I believe on one of the "sniper" sites. The reviewer bashed just about everything about it, but of course, he expected everyone to afford a thousand-something dollar McMillan. It's a great product for 99.9% of the shooting public.
     
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    When I went searcing for the Choate UV for my Mod70 Stealth, the lowest I could find was Strider Industries. I had tried a few times to get a hold of them to order one but was never able to as I didn't want to use my work phone to do it. I called a couple of times before 5:00 EST, their closing time - I get off at 4:30, but always got an answering machine.

    Finally got fed up with that and went directly to Choate to get one. Cost was an additional $16 but I can eat that. I knew for sure I would get the stock by ordering from the source. I had never tried Strider before and wasn't comfortable with what sounded like a home business.
     
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    It's http://www.riflestock.com
     
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    Yeah, Choate is the only place I can find on the web.

    I was wanting the Ultimate Varmint model, the price is not too bad for what you get, just being cheap, trying to find one for low-ball price.

    Thanks all,

    Wayne
     
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    Brownell's

    Has the Ultimate Varmint for the same retail price as shown on the Choate site.

    Brownell's discounts the price if you've sent them your FFL - C&R works as well as an 01. You'll recover more than the cost of the C&R just by buying the stock you want.
     
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    What kind of quality are Choate stocks? I've thought about getting one of their "Conventional" stocks for an SKS.

    I've thought they were along the lines of Ramline, but I could be wrong. I've never had one. (I picked up an Interarms Mark X and it came in a Ramline stock. That is the cheapest looking stock I think I have ever seen. It will be replaced.)

    Steve
     
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    Steve, I used to sell Choates at the gun shows. I'd sell three or four at each show. At one time I offered to install them for free if I could keep the factory stocks. Never had a problem with any of them. Both of my Chinese SKS's wear Choate Conventional stocks. I love them. And I'm hard to please!
     
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    Badger,

    Thanks for the info! I'll give it a try.

    Steve
     
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    Edited by Steve Smith to remove non-High Road material, which basically means I have deleted the entire post.

    Check your email box.
     
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  14. Kestrel

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    AUadvisor,

    You don't seem to be establishing a very good record for meaningful postings on this forum...
     
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