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Posted: 6/16/2009 8:49:28 AM EST
Hi all. I have a rifle kit coming and I plan on using an ace skeleton rifle length stock instead of the standard A2 stock. Only thing is I'm pretty short and have short arms. So I would like to shorten the LOP of the stock to about 12". Can I shorten the stock without affecting the buffer/spring assembly, or does it need the entire length of the buffer tube? I can't really tell from the stock pictures I've come across.

Link Posted: 6/16/2009 9:00:36 AM EST
why wouldn't you just get the "entry" stock and save yourself the trouble?

The length of pull with the 1" recoil pad is 11.45".
Link Posted: 6/16/2009 9:06:56 AM EST
[Last Edit: 6/16/2009 9:26:08 AM EST by Romokid]
They do make a shorter stock, the Entry. I'm not sure what the overall length of the stocks are, but the Entry uses the same spring and buffer that is used on the collapsible stocks. Maybe someone else has the dimensions for each of them so you don't have to modify one.

ETA: HI_PSI_LS3 beat me to it when I was typing (hunt & peck method)
Link Posted: 6/16/2009 10:48:44 AM EST
I thought the spring and buffer for the rifle was different than the carbine... can I use the entry model with the rifle length spring/buffer?
Link Posted: 6/16/2009 12:40:37 PM EST
No.
Link Posted: 6/16/2009 1:35:03 PM EST
Originally Posted By Bretshooter:
No.


No it can not be modded or no the entry can only be used with the carbine?

Link Posted: 6/16/2009 2:04:13 PM EST
The Entry can only be used with the carbine spring and buffer. Check the EE for them. I picked up a basically new Entry with spring and buffer shipped for $70.
Link Posted: 6/16/2009 2:38:28 PM EST
Link Posted: 6/17/2009 2:22:51 AM EST
Thanks Quib, I have that stored away now.
Link Posted: 6/17/2009 2:46:52 AM EST
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