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rifle guy 09-26-2018 05:35 PM

Scant Stock Q.
I've been collecting parts for a 1903A4 clone build. Do have most of what I'll need. Recently I acquired a scant stock that is suppose to be a NOS replacement scant stock. It bares no manufacturer's stamp though. It does have reinforcement bolts and excussion. In the butt there are 2 holes for cleaning equipment like an M1 with the top hole lining up with the 1903A3/4 butt plate. Any chance this might be NOS USGI?

rifle guy

John Beard 09-26-2018 05:45 PM

Based on your description, the stock is indeed NOS USGI. Many scant stocks exhibit no maker's marks. The bottom hole in the butt is a lightening hole to reduce weight.


rifle guy 09-27-2018 06:14 PM

Thank you for the information. Now to hit a few shows in search of a hand guard that will be a close match.

Next will be the scope mount rings and deciding on a scope. Then assembly, Woo Hoo!

rifle guy

Mark1 09-28-2018 11:10 AM

Keystone placed a K in the cutoff and some times it looks like and X.

Chris_B 09-28-2018 04:58 PM

Fun build. Post photos

Randy A 09-28-2018 09:20 PM

Here, its an older one just remove the peep

S99VG 10-01-2018 09:51 AM

As far as I know nobody has ever made a reproduction scant stock so any "scant" you come across will be GI surplus.

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