View Full Version : Hogues Overmolded stock for hunting rifle?
06-10-2012, 10:54 PM
Im looking for a stock to replace the skeleton stock on my Ruger m77 markII in 270. The factory stock seems to flex quite a bit. looking for a new mid-light weight stock, and hopefully improve the rifles accuracy a little.
with a budget of 200$ i think the Overmoled stock seems like a winner but wanted to see if any one had experience with this stock or recommend a different one.
this is the stock i was looking at (http://www.midwayusa.com/product/938744/hogue-overmolded-rifle-stock-ruger-m77-mark-ii-long-action-standard-full-bed-rubber-black?cm_cat=Cart&cm_pla=ProductDesc)
06-10-2012, 11:38 PM
Works great on my bunny 10/22 and I plan on getting one for my 30.06 savage. They do come standard on plenty of Howas and even on Rugers Alaskan .375 rifle. Should work fine.
06-10-2012, 11:57 PM
I have one on my `10/22 and my AK I love Hogue's when I get off my *** and build a 700 it will probably be on one too.
06-11-2012, 10:00 AM
how is the weight on the Hogues stocks? that was my only concern.
06-11-2012, 12:50 PM
they weighed less that the wood I replaced with them.
06-11-2012, 3:59 PM
Honestly I'm gonna be the odd man out here and say that I don't like my Hogue overmolded 10/22 stock. It feels really cheap and it's not fit 100% to the rifle -- there are spots where it looks like the cutting was done in little Timmy's 4th grade arts and crafts class. I still use it because of that nice rubberized grip but I feel ripped-off.
06-11-2012, 9:34 PM
the only other one i was looking at was the B&C carbelite, butliked the overmolded because of the full aluminium bed. i would think that the stock they make for the M77 MarkII would be better than the one they make for the 10/22. but i cant say for sure as i have held neither...
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