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#7223151 - 12/24/12 08:03 PM McMillan: Rem Hunter vs Rem Classic
herschel34 Offline
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I can see at their website the Rem Classic has a 1.720 inch wide forearm and 11/16" drop at comb, but what about the Rem Hunter????

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#7225671 - 12/25/12 04:12 PM Re: McMillan: Rem Hunter vs Rem Classic [Re: herschel34]
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Not sure on the specs of the Rem Hunter but I love them - its all I use!!!

They are a little wider up front & can take a bigger barrel contour.

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#7225738 - 12/25/12 04:31 PM Re: McMillan: Rem Hunter vs Rem Classic [Re: 300MAG]
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Herschel, did you decide on the barrel contour? Check out the McMillan Sporter also. Probably the 2nd most popular stock on 24hr and will hold a #5 better than a classic.




Edited by slg888 (12/26/12 12:25 AM)

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#7225804 - 12/25/12 04:49 PM Re: McMillan: Rem Hunter vs Rem Classic [Re: slg888]
herschel34 Offline
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Yeah. I am going to do the #5 Brux and flute it. I PM'd aalf whose run several nonfluted #5s in the Classic.

I initially was going to go with the Sporter but the open grip does not suit me. I have a KS that I am not fond of for that very reason.

I am concerned about the size of a fluted # 5 in the classic but after speaking with aalf I think I will be fine. I thought about changing to the Hunter but I would rather not have the Montecarlo design.

Merry Xmas

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#7227165 - 12/26/12 12:27 AM Re: McMillan: Rem Hunter vs Rem Classic [Re: herschel34]
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Aalf knows his shitt. Look forward to the completion pics.

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#7227220 - 12/26/12 12:46 AM Re: McMillan: Rem Hunter vs Rem Classic [Re: slg888]
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You wont regret the classic. I have 2 with hart 5 contours in them - one fluted in an edge and one unfluted in a std fill. Just right in my opinion

Fyi - i started with a remington hunter on the first of the two rifles noted above. IMO that stock has too much meat for a 5 contour. That stock seems like more of a benchrest stock to me - mine was a club and i have been much happier with the classic.

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