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    Savage model 16

    Looking for advice from the group.has any one had great success upgrading the stock on say a model 16 savage in .308?
    Thoughts appreciated.
    Andrew

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    I've done my 7-08 onto a Boyds laminate stock. Super happy with it.

    It's been one of a series of upgrades.

    Started with laminate stock, the pillars, then full bedding, and finally did AICS DMB

    Unfortunately not a whole heap of options for Savage chassis systems available locally. Best one Ive seen so far was the KRG one.
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    Looking into this myself at the moment.

    Bell and Carlson also look like they do Savage Stocks. Potentially their model # 1007 or 1009 will work, depending on if it has a top or bottom bolt release. Unsure how difficult it would be getting them shipped in to NZ. Doesn't seem like anyone stocks them.

    I had my original stock stabilized by a local gun smith. Much more sturdy and rigid now but has added quite a noticeable amount of weight to it. If weight isn't an issue though it is probably the most cost effective option.

 

 

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