Gary Cane stock on Wolverine B - for FT, thoughts?

Discussion in 'General Airgun Chat' started by GaryB, Dec 7, 2015.

  1. GaryB

    GaryB Member

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    Hi,

    I own a Wolverine B which is only a few months old, I love it and it's accuracy and ability to be used in the field and range. However I'm leaning toward FT opposed to hunting and HFT but want to keep the rifle and don't want to (wife will not allow) a gun collection, she has enough with all my other hobbies taking up space...

    So I'm looking to get a nice FT stock made by Gary Cane fully adjustable as you'd need for FT in green / grey laminate and also a carbon bottle & shroud to help adjust the balance etc.

    I know it will be a bit of a frankenstein rifle but in my mind I think it could look ok.

    So apart from the obvious cost and how I could nearly afford a normal FT rifle for what this will cost and looks being subjective is there any technical reasons why I may be throwing my money away?

    Any thoughts good bad and probably ugly accepted :D

    Thanks,
    Gary
     
  2. stryder5

    stryder5 New Member

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    My thoughts, just my opinion, your money would be better spent to begin with. Use your original stock, get adjustable cheek piece, adjustable butt, perhaps hamster. This should cost around £100 ish.

    FT allows range finding, so the rest of your budget goes on the best scope you can afford.

    If you find the FT bug bites hard then blow money on more specialised stock/rifle.

    This from an HFT shooter, feel free to ignore:)

    Gary
     
  3. CoolId

    CoolId New Member

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    This is pretty much what I did with my Daystate X2 and subsequent Mk3. With these I got to A Grade. Now I've got a Steyr 110 I'm back in C
     
  4. chris.allum

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    Those wolverines have a massive power curve ... You never know where you're at with them .... The curve can go from 710 at a full charge up to the magic numbers and then back down there again at end of charge .... The sweet spot in the middle is no longer than a 400 .... For the money those guns are , they should have had a reg in them

    I'd flog it to a bunny basher and get something with better consistency

    Just my opinion ..... I have had one ... The C .... And it was a beaut !!!

    But no good for target work
     
  5. GaryB

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    Thanks for the comments all, I work on the basis if in doubt do nothing so that's what I'll do for now. It's interesting what experience people have with rifles as I've had great consistency with mine which was why I was considering using it for target work.

    By the time I'd added it all up I wasn't far away from an Air Arms FTP900 now that is something I like the look of!

    Cheers,
    Gary
     
  6. bootneckbob

    bootneckbob Active Member

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    Personally I'd do what you want to do; enjoy your shooting with the rifle you want, and if that's the Wolverine wrapped in a GC stock so be it.
    If you are ultra competitive and sulk if you don't win then ignore my advice;)
     
  7. BDL

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    Hi Gary, I started out using an Air ranger with a rowan hamster and but plate. It was OK to see it I liked ft but very soon needed replacing. I'd recommend the basics suggested above and as I did. The scope is as important in FT, get the best the budget or boss will let you get away with.

    Then enjoy

    Bri
     
    Last edited: Dec 9, 2015
  8. GaryB

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    So I've taken some advice onboard and taken delivery of a Sightron Siii 10x50x60 scope and look forward to learning how to make the most of it! Great service by John @ AIM too :)
     

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