A guide on obtaining a correct stock fit and explanation of the various factors that influence the correct gun fit
Comb height is the one dimensions that seems to worry shooters more than any other and yet it is the easiest to get right. Before you can successfully shoot with a shotgun you must first be able to see your target and you cannot do that if your comb is too low. Your comb height […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Cast is the horizontal offset of a stock that allows your eye to line up with the rib. Viewed from above, barrels forward, stock bent to the right we call “cast-off”, and to the left “cast-on”. Cast-off or right hand cast is normally for right handed shots whilst cast-on or left cast is for lefties. This […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Stock Fit. Part III. Cast-on, Cast-off.
The right stock fit is a length that allows you to mount the gun consistently and easily. If you have to stretch to get the gun in the shoulder it is too long. If you bump your nose with the heel of your thumb it is too short. There is no need to make it […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
The single most important part of stock fit is the shooter. If you cannot mount a gun consistently in the same place, time after time, no one on earth can make a stock to fit you. I cannot count the number of times I have been asked to look at a stock fit only to […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.