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Standard – The majority of our stocks are filled with standard fill, also called sporter fill. It is composed of fiberglass cloth and solid fiberglass throughout the forearm and action area. A dense 2 piece foam is used in the butt stock. This fill is used for all calibers up to and including .300 win mag.
Magnum - This fill is used for heaving recoiling and magnum caliber rifles, mainly on hunting stocks. It constructed the same as a standard fill except heavier, thicker and more dense fiberglass is used in the recoil lug and action area to withstand heavy recoil and be easier on the shooter. It will add about 6 ounces of weight to the stock. It will be used for anything above a .300 win mag caliber.
Sniper - This fill is mainly used on magnum calibers on our tactical stocks. It is the same as magnum fill except there is lightweight fiberglass in the butt stock, not foam. This is so hardware for adjustability can be installed onto the butt stock if so desired. With the fiberglass being in the butt, it also helps to balance out rifles with large barrel contours. It will add about 8-10 ounces to the stock.
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On our website just click on “stock pricing” to see the current price list. Our price list is broken down into two basic sections where most stocks in that group are all priced the same. For the “Hunting and Sporting” type stocks look in the “hunting” section for the current price for a fully inletted blank. This price includes the color and finish of your choice. Now click or look in the “stock options or accessories list”. You will see many optional items here and the price each option will add to the base price. For a hunting stock you can choose from two different recoil pads and specify the length of pull. Just add the price of the pad you choose to the base price. Now for sling or bipod attachment points you can choose standard sling studs or flush cups for flush applications. Just choose what you want and how many and add those prices to the base price and pad price to get a total price for the stock.
In the Tactical and Competition stock section, look again to see the starting base price. These stocks typically have a more solid fiberglass filler material which requires slower inletting speeds and more inletting for stock options and accessories and are priced higher than the hunting stocks because of the increased CNC machine time. Again the base price includes the color and finish of your choice. Go to the stock options and accessories list. Not all stocks have all the options available for them so check with us if you have questions. If you want an adjustable cheekpiece, pick one of the three types available and add that price to the base price. Choose what you want on the butt – just a recoil pad or one of the adjustable butt assemblies and add that price. For sling or bipod attachments choose standard sling studs or flush cups and how many and add those prices. Decide if you want optional accessory rails and bipod studs and add the price. If you want pre-installed machined-in metal pillars around the guard screw holes just specify that and add the price. Now add everything up to get a total price of a stock equipped just the way you want it. In the accessories list you can order different sling loops, or a hand stop, or any of the other accessories that we carry. See, it’s really not that complicated once you work through it the first time.
For custom made to order stocks, delivery time varies depending on the number of orders we are working on at the time. To check the status of your current order please email firstname.lastname@example.org . Please allow 5-7 days for us to get back to you with the status of your order as we are extremely busy and must locate your stock among the thousands on the shop floor. We have stocks ready to ship located on the individual stock pages under the “In Inventory” tab. These stocks are updated weekly and there are some good deals on some custom stocks inlets.
Instructions of shipping firearms to McMillan:
In compliance with the ATF rules & regulations inside the United States, firearms are required to be shipped back to the address it was sent from or to a FFL holder.
We require all firearms shipped in a hard plastic gun case to protect them. Please include (inside the case) a letter with your name, address, daytime phone #, email address and instructions. If you have already ordered a stock, include the order date.
Please insure your rifle for the full value.
Basic Inlet - where the receiver outline and barrel channel are inlet. There are no screw holes, trigger, safety, bolt handle, recoil lug, bottom metal etc inlet at all, only the actions outline/diameter and the barrel channel is inlet with float. Many gun shops choose this option to keep stocks in their shop to finish up the inletting when a customer orders a build from them.
Full Inlet - is a total inlet of the stock to the customers rifle specs. There may be some minor fittng involved after you receive the stock especially if you order a stock for a mauser 98 or a custom action.
Custom drop in - is a complete inlet for your rifle to where upon receiving the stock, your rifle should drop right in, you can bolt it together and go shoot. There is no additional fitting needed. 80% of all our stock orders are done this way.