Featherweight Thumbhole, Marlin Xl7Uploader: Kajitaxe 3 month ago Subscribe 9433
I have a Boyd's walnut Monte Carlo style on a Yugo 8mm mauser with a plastic buttplate, I shoot some fairly stout reloads and thumb hole stock for marlin xs7 still is not punishing to me. For what it is worth I think the xl7 has a pretty good recoil pad on it as is. Boyds thumbhole stock problem on 60 By dtkraj in forum Rimfires. That thumb hole stock for marlin xs7 them stronger but heavier, also. If your rifle is an early production model, going to the Boyd's stock may not be as straight-forward as you would hope. For sitting in a deer stand all day, it's a non-issue. Walnut is fine for that right? I believe Taylorce1 is correct on the weight. I have read about walnut stocks and weather concerns.