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I got the rifle last year, and a previous owner had cut down the stock. The stock is pretty flimsy now, and ill fitting. I like the sporter style, but I can't seem to find a sporter style replacement anywhere! Can anyone help?

I can actually see the stock flex as I handle the rifle.
 

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I got the rifle last year, and a previous owner had cut down the stock. The stock is pretty flimsy now, and ill fitting. I like the sporter style, but I can't seem to find a sporter style replacement anywhere! Can anyone help?

I can actually see the stock flex as I handle the rifle.
I don't know where you could find a sporter stock for it. Do you have any pics? It may be fixable. If not, you may be able to take another military stock and keep it like that, or cut it down in a way that it would be sturdier.
 

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Are there several places that are thin, or are there any cracks that may be on the inside of the stock? I'll look around later and see if I can find a commercial stock.
 

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Can't find any thin places or cracks, and I found the ones on ebay your talking about.

So far it's looking like my best options would be one of the ebay stocks, the one that C3 linked up, or a boyd's.
 

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I got one from Boyds 4 years ago. fully inleted and sanded. It only needed a finish. If I remember right it was a blem but it was nice. It looks as though the rear sight wings have been removed and drilled and tapped so the value as a relic is gone but they do make decent deer rifles, fairly accurate and strong as hell, although they are a bit heavy.
 

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Yeah it's been scoped and rebarreled. Holds 1 MOA, could probably do better with a better shooter.

I have no idea the maker of the barrel.
Also has a timney trigger.
 

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must be cracks in that stock,have fired one cut down about the same and it is solid as a rock, mine has the sling mount on a band, they usually help hold stocks together
 

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I have a Bishop sporter stock for my M1917 Eddystone, and I've wanted to return it to its original military configuration. It currently has a replacement trigger system, a Bishop stock, an a Tasco scope. She shoots great but I want it original military condition. I got it in a "package" deal with my 1943 Enfield, the guy who owned it before the guy I bought it from sporterized it.
 

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Bell & Carlson and Boyds make replacement sporter stocks for the P17.
 
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