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Precision Rifle Chassis & Stocks: What The Pros Use

Most Popular Precision Rifle Stock and Chassis

I’ve been really looking forward to this post, because there has been so much advancement in how we use stocks and chassis over the past year. More has changed on this front than any other. So I’m excited to dive into some of that in this post! I recently surveyed the top 100+ shooters in the Precision Rifle Series (PRS), and this post reviews the stocks and chassis those guys are running this year. For those not familiar with the PRS, it’s an organization that tracks how 2,000+ competitors place in major rifle matches across the country. PRS matches are ...

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Rifle Chassis & Stocks – What The Pros Use

Rifle Chassis

There has been more innovation surrounding rifle chassis and stocks in the past 5 years than any other component of precision shooting! A large part of that was driven by competition and R&D for military contracts, like the Precision Sniper Rifle contract, but now the precision rifle community is benefiting from the hard work companies continue to put in that direction. It’s an exciting time to be shooting precision rifles! It seems like cool new chassis come out every year, and 2015 was no exception. I recently surveyed the top 100 shooters in the Precision Rifle Series (PRS), and this ...

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Custom Rifle Stocks – What The Pros Use

This post reviews the rifle stocks and chassis the best precision rifle shooters were using in 2014. The data is based on a survey of the top 50 shooters in the Precision Rifle Series (PRS). The PRS tracks how top competitors place in major rifle matches across the country. These are the major leagues of sniper-style competitions, with targets typically in the 300-1000 yard range. This is the 3rd year we’ve collected this data. For more info on the Precision Rifle Series and who these guys are scroll to the bottom of this article. Before I dive into the results, ...

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Best Stocks – What The Pros Use 2013

This post is about the rifle stocks the best precision rifle shooters are using. It is based on what the top 50 long-range shooters nationwide brought with them to the Precision Rifle Series (PRS) Finale a couple weeks ago. This is the major league of sniper style matches with target engagements ranging from 25 to 1,200+ yards, but there is definitely a focus on the “precision” rifle part regardless of the range. Virtually all of the matches require competitors to carry their rifles over miles of rough terrain and fire from improvised, positional shooting positions. This means rifle stock selection is ...

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Best Gunsmiths, Actions, Barrels & Stocks: What The Pros Use 2012

Meet The Pros The Precision Rifle Series (PRS) is a championship style point series race based on the best precision rifle matches nationwide. PRS matches are recognized as the major league of sniper-style rifle matches. At the end of each year, the scores from 15 different matches are evaluated and the top 50 shooters nationwide are invited to compete head to head in the PRS Finale Match. The info below is based on the equipment those pros brought with them to the most recent finale. This is a great set of data, because 50 shooters is a significant sample size, ...

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200+ McMillan Stock Colors Photos

McMillan marble stocks are conspicuous and unmistakable. They pioneered the molded-in, swirling colors finish and its become a hallmark of McMillan stocks. But if you’re like me … you’ve seen some you really like, and some that are so ugly they almost scare you away from the idea completely. It’s just seems like such a gamble on an expensive stock. “It’s a bit of a crap shoot if you’re trying to get exactly what you envision. That said, I haven’t been disappointed with how any of them turned out.” – Owner of 4 McMillan marble stocks That is exactly what ...

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Olive, Tan, & Brown McMillan Marble Stock Color Photo Gallery

This gallery contains McMillan stock pictures where the primary colors are all earth tones like Olive, Tan, or Brown.  These are typically the most popular colors for McMillan marble stocks, because these finishes not only looks good … but they can also be used as an effective camouflage pattern when using these colors. There are several other photo galleries for other colors and also for McMillan’s camo & flame stock patterns as well.  I even have a few tips for things to keep in mind when ordering a McMillan stock. View Other Stock Photo Galleries & McMillan Stock Ordering Tips

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Gray McMillan Marble Stock Color Photo Gallery

The photo gallery below has McMillan stock pictures that are primarily gray or strictly black & white.  These represent some of the most popular stock colors for a McMillan marble finish. Grey stocks especially good with stainless steel actions & barrels. I’ve created several other photo galleries for other colors and also for McMillan’s camo & flame stock patterns as well.  I even have a few tips for things to keep in mind when ordering a McMillan stock. View Other Stock Photo Galleries & McMillan Stock Ordering Tips

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Green, Blue, & Turquoise McMillan Marble Stock Color Photo Gallery

This photo gallery contains McMillan stock pictures that are primarily green, blue or turquoise.  The green stocks included in this gallery are all primarily a “true green”, but there is another photo gallery for olive stocks.  There is some similarity, but the olive stocks were grouped with the more subdued, earth-tones like tan and brown.  These McMillan stocks are all brighter colors, and very popular among benchrest and competition shooters.  They are more wild and unusual and can really make your rifle stand out. I’ve created several other photo galleries for other colors and also for McMillan’s camo & flame stock patterns as ...

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Red & Burgandy McMillan Marble Stock Color Photo Gallery

This gallery has pictures of McMillan stocks that are primarily red or burgandy.  These stocks are a little more wild & unusual, and are used by a lot of benchrest and competition shooters.  They can make your rifle stand out from the row of flat dark earth rifles around it. I’ve created several other photo galleries for other colors and also for McMillan’s camo & flame stock patterns as well.  I even have a few tips for things to keep in mind when ordering a McMillan stock.  Just click the link below to view the other photo galleries. View Other Stock Photo ...

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