Reply To: Taipan Mutant
Wild West got back to me on the stock screw hole thing and said that the manufacturer told them it is “within tolerance” (or something) and won’t effect accuracy. I beg to differ on that. I’ve seen first hand how even turning a screw slightly too tight will shift the poi. If screws are boring away the wood on day one, well it’s fairly obvious what comes next… There is a reason why people pillar bed their stocks….
Either way, Wild West said they would exchange it for a stock with round screw holes for me if I like. I’m going to take them up on their kind offer as non-round screw holes make me feel dirty and ashamed.
I report on how the replacement stock measures up but it is good to see them fixing my issue despite the manufacturers less enthusiastic approach…
The original Mutant / Raptor 3 stock design looks identical to the current Vulcan stock. I wonder why they changed it… The Vulcan stock shape is clearly easier on the eye.