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    Has anyone ...

    Anyone had contact or bought a stock from Southfortlabs in Cambridge ? They were at Sika show ?

    Trying to contact them , Tried by email plus phone.. Of course they may be enjoying an extended summer Holiday
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    Yes, I am good mates with Steve. They are currently in the states at the Shot Show, showing off all their different stocks which they supply for 'The Best of the West' / Huskemaw Optics.

    I own 2 of his stocks, one on a Sako 85 and one on Tikka T3x.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hotsoup View Post
    Yes, I am good mates with Steve. They are currently in the states at the Shot Show, showing off all their different stocks which they supply for 'The Best of the West' / Huskemaw Optics.

    I own 2 of his stocks, one on a Sako 85 and one on Tikka T3x.
    Poor mans carbonlight

    I wasn't as smart as you and went finnlight then carbon stock (that and I refuse to own a tikka).
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    I have a new one. Do you need to bed them ? .The slot where recoil lug goes has like 5mm clearance all around... .
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nibblet View Post
    Poor mans carbonlight

    I wasn't as smart as you and went finnlight then carbon stock (that and I refuse to own a tikka).
    Haha you could say that! Which carbon stock did you end up with? @Nibblet
    @Happy Yes I have mine bothed bedded

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    Quote Originally Posted by hotsoup View Post
    Haha you could say that! Which carbon stock did you end up with? @Nibblet
    @Happy Yes I have mine bothed bedded
    Ken Henderson/ hi-tech composites.

    He just sent it off today so looking forward to a play when I'm back next month.

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    Nice, looking forward to seeing it

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    Quote Originally Posted by hotsoup View Post
    Nice, looking forward to seeing it
    Haha you and me both.
    Should end up a decent setup, if I can pry my scope back of brads.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Happy View Post
    I have a new one. Do you need to bed them ? .The slot where recoil lug goes has like 5mm clearance all around... .
    I have one recently aquired from a forum member, its not bedded but the marks where the stock fits the metal show very even. The recoil lug in this one is that snug it wont fall out if tipped upside down .Havent fired it as yet but apparently was doing .3 MOA

    this is their signature series

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    @hotsoup do all rifle models require bedding?
    According to hi-tech their models are drop in for t3 and rem 700, my finnlight required bedding, no idea about these one's though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nibblet View Post
    @hotsoup do all rifle models require bedding?
    According to hi-tech their models are drop in for t3 and rem 700, my finnlight required bedding, no idea about these one's though.
    From my understanding I think they do. I could be wrong, still trying to learn more about the whole process
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    Yep I don,t think mine was finished properly. That recoil slot is like way to big. The lug flops in it.
    Turn it half way and the lugs on the floor.
    Bolt the thing together you can get the barrel to touch the stock by pushing down with 1 little finger
    It doesn't appear to have any steel in it anywhere. Its full length not sure of model

    Oh well I ll await their return
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    Quote Originally Posted by Happy View Post
    Anyone had contact or bought a stock from Southfortlabs in Cambridge ? They were at Sika show ?

    Trying to contact them , Tried by email plus phone.. Of course they may be enjoying an extended summer Holiday
    Kiwi Composites renamed to Southfortlabs IIRC

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    Ive got some shim over here, maybe not enough?
    Boom, cough,cough,cough

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    I found the best method of communication with Steve to be via a private message to their Kiwi Composites Facebook page. As others have said, he’s in Vegas at the moment at the Shot Show, so unlikely to reply promptly.

    Also, yes their stocks require bedding. Steve put up a YouTube video a while back showing the process.
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