Tndeer Logo

Page 1 of 1 1
Topic Options
#3013445 - 11/02/12 11:22 PM Have any of you guys replaced your Savage ML stock
DMAG
4 Point


Registered: 11/13/10
Posts: 292
Loc: Bradley County, TN

Offline
I love my Savage, but the stock is just junk. let me rephrase that, the stock I got is junk. I have a stainless version with the plastic stock and I want to replace it with a thumbhole stock. Have any of you guys done this and if you have what did you order and did you run into many complications? Thanks for your help.
Top
#3013463 - 11/03/12 12:48 AM Re: Have any of you guys replaced your Savage ML stock [Re: DMAG]
Rubberduck270
10 Point


Registered: 11/01/10
Posts: 2804
Loc: Lawrence Co.

Offline
You'll need to measure the distance between your action screws to make sure you get the correct stock but Boyd's stocks offers a thumbhole laminate for them for around $100. Its technically for a Savage 10 but works on the Muzzle loaders as well. You'll also need longer action screws. Should be able to get them from somewhere like Brownells.
_________________________
Smokeless Muzzleloading: It ain't your Grampa's flintlock

Top
#3013514 - 11/03/12 05:21 AM Re: Have any of you guys replaced your Savage ML stock [Re: Rubberduck270]
Rockhound
10 Point


Registered: 04/04/11
Posts: 2857
Loc: Lawrence Co. TN

Offline
Hmmmm sounds tempting.... i dont wanna mes with mine just yet tho
_________________________
Isaiah 40:31.... Those who wait upon The Lord .....shall renew there strength ......

Top
#3014315 - 11/03/12 05:54 PM Re: Have any of you guys replaced your Savage ML stock [Re: Rockhound]
Tar12
4 Point


Registered: 10/25/12
Posts: 345
Loc: USA Indiana

Offline
I have changed every single one out that came with the Savage synthetic stock. They are junk. Here a few of my Savage smokeless guns. 2 have custom Rayhill stocks from Stockade Stocks and the 3rd is still sporting the junk soon to be replaced synthetic stock.
The Rayhill stock is not cheap but IMO the best stock available. Rayhill uses a novel approach for ramrod storage.The ram rod DOES NOT contact the barrel. The aluminum ram rod channel is molded in the stock with a set screw to adjust tension or pressure on the ram rod.It is unique and he is the only one to do so. All of his stocks are hand made one at a time.The top one is .50 cal in the Woodchuck stock with the wide forearm. The second is .45 in the Mule deer model in which I like best.Both have the third pillar and are bedded. They are insanely accurate.
http://www.stockadegunstocks.com/3.html











Edited by Tar12 (11/03/12 05:59 PM)

Top
#3014384 - 11/03/12 06:46 PM Re: Have any of you guys replaced your Savage ML stock [Re: Tar12]
cecil30-30
16 Point


Registered: 12/05/06
Posts: 14157
Loc: Morgan Co

Offline
I'll be replaceing mine after christmas..Not sure what im gonna put on it though.
_________________________
The beauty of the second amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it." -Thomas Jefferson


Ban Liberals!!! Save America!!!!

Top
#3014761 - 11/03/12 10:07 PM Re: Have any of you guys replaced your Savage ML stock [Re: cecil30-30]
DMAG
4 Point


Registered: 11/13/10
Posts: 292
Loc: Bradley County, TN

Offline
Wow those are a work of art
Top
#3014773 - 11/03/12 10:19 PM Re: Have any of you guys replaced your Savage ML stock [Re: DMAG]
Rubberduck270
10 Point


Registered: 11/01/10
Posts: 2804
Loc: Lawrence Co.

Offline
Ive got the factory laminate on mine but Ive considered going to a thumbhole. Or just bedding the factory laminate.
_________________________
Smokeless Muzzleloading: It ain't your Grampa's flintlock

Top
#3014868 - 11/04/12 12:10 AM Re: Have any of you guys replaced your Savage ML stock [Re: Rubberduck270]
Rockhound
10 Point


Registered: 04/04/11
Posts: 2857
Loc: Lawrence Co. TN

Offline
 Originally Posted By: Rubberduck270
Ive got the factory laminate on mine but Ive considered going to a thumbhole. Or just bedding the factory laminate.
if you do id be interested in the laminate
_________________________
Isaiah 40:31.... Those who wait upon The Lord .....shall renew there strength ......

Top
#3015069 - 11/04/12 08:33 AM Re: Have any of you guys replaced your Savage ML stock [Re: Rockhound]
Rubberduck270
10 Point


Registered: 11/01/10
Posts: 2804
Loc: Lawrence Co.

Offline
Ill let you know if I do. Only thing that really turns me against it is the factory Savage stocks are pillar bedded. Any other laminate wouldn't be bedded at all.
_________________________
Smokeless Muzzleloading: It ain't your Grampa's flintlock

Top
#3015126 - 11/04/12 09:37 AM Re: Have any of you guys replaced your Savage ML stock [Re: Rubberduck270]
Tar12
4 Point


Registered: 10/25/12
Posts: 345
Loc: USA Indiana

Offline
The factory laminate will serve you well with the 3rd pillar and bedded.
Top
Page 1 of 1 1


Moderator:  RUGER, Tennessee Todd, Bobby G, Unicam, CBU93, stretch, Kimber45, Mrs.Unicam, Crappie Luck 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4105533
RUGER
87010
Deer Assassin
65411
BSK
61027
Crappie Luck
51376
spitndrum
Newest Members
Mik475, AaronB, Bad Wolf, jw3783, Jesse91
13278 Registered Users
Who's Online
95 registered (BuckDropper, Deerbuster1996, darn2ten, jumpmaster21, greygoose, wyatt, 11 invisible) and 117 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13278 Members
42 Forums
93170 Topics
1088293 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
September
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 0.117 seconds in which 0.001 seconds were spent on a total of 14 queries. Zlib compression enabled.