As I suspected. I mean Tikka has one single lug and its small and not very robust. I was sanding out the barrel channel on the new stock and the recoil lug surface in the stock has a substantial steel plate on it and 2 cross bolts. I am sure it will be quite fine! Thanks
You made the right choice.
I have shot .308's in the Zastava and out of the box Rem SPS. Also shot other Zastava chamberings (in SA and Canada) and other Rems over the years ( most recently a very disappointing .30-06 CDL that's a 3MOA rifle at its best).
My friends first hunting rifle was a...
I just replaced the full length stock on my CZ 550 FS 9.3x62 with an older CZ 550 American stock, also from a 9.3x62.
The CZ's use a second under barrel recoil lug dovetailed into the barrel. CZ obviously changed the location of the lug as the 'new' stock has the lug recess a bit...
Lurked for a while on AH but decided to join! South African who lives in Alberta. I have hunted in SA (Limpopo, KZN, Free State, Mpumalanga, Eastern Cape) and once briefly in Zim. Have traveled to a few African countries and worked in the conservation and eco-tourism sectors in SA (and...