folding stock

A stock, also known as a shoulder stock, a buttstock, or simply a butt is a part of a rifle or other firearm, to which the barrel and firing mechanism are attached, that is held against one's shoulder when firing the gun. Stocks are also found on crossbows though a crossbow stock would be more properly referred to as a tiller. The stock provides a means for the shooter to firmly support the device and easily aim it. The stock also transmits recoil into the shooter's body.

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    Best Folding Stock for Hunting

    Simple question for the collective brainpower of NWFA: What would you recommend as the best folding stock for a feller assembling a hunting rifle? Too broad a question. Okay, let's narrow it down. Let's assume big game: deer, elk, black bear. Let's assume there are some hills involved so...
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