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Old 10-19-2019, 02:04 PM
Light1984 Light1984 is offline
 
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Correct, there is a lot of wood to remove as the prewar C is much slimmer in cross section than its WWII counterpart. And the more wood you have to remove the more opportunity you have to mess it up. I'd use the stock as is and if you want an accurate prewar contour find a stock maker to turn one out for you. And by the way, the extra meat in the WWII C is not necessarily a bad thing.
So the Minelli is an accurate reproduction of a WW2 era rifle? I thought the contour was wrong for either prewar or during.
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Old 10-24-2019, 06:23 PM
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The external contour is very close to that of my Keystone, but slightly fat in some places. The only place this is really an issue is where the lower band sits

As S99VG notes, the fatter profile is not necessarily a negative. NM M1 and M14 stocks were fat and heavy by design. It really comes down to personal preference.
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