Re: Do you have an Enfield etc, to avoid excess. wear?
The old 303 brit rifles have probably one of the strongest desighned butt stocks of any rifle made. To actully see one that is cracked from use is very rare. I myself have never seen one and trust me when I say that it is the most popular rifle in the north country.
They will crack only if badly fitted or from really bad storage over a long peiod of time.
Just my two cents.