Savage hollow stock

Discussion in 'Large-Bore/Small-Bore Rifle/Shotgun' started by gerard488, Oct 20, 2011.

  1. gerard488

    gerard488 Member

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    Just discovered that my Savage Model 10 predator .223 has a hollow stock. Anyone ever think of using it to store survival gear? waterproof matches, fishing line,hooks, even a few zip lock plastic bags. Add a paracord sling and your rifle can be an awesome survival tool.
  2. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

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    most injection molded plaztik stocks are hollow both at the buttstock and the fore-end. I filled mine with greatstuff foam and a little lead shot, just enough to balance the rifle and give it a more solid feel.
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  4. cpttango30

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    Remington SPS stocks are the same way.
  5. hunterfisher

    hunterfisher New Member

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    JLA, that sounds like a good idea. I'll get back to ya on that one.
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