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I am living in a caribbean country where it is nearly impossible to get a quality gun, or any gun for that matter. I am planning on building my own, but need a little help. Can someone give me the dimensions of the stock of their gun (preferably riffe, wong, alexander). Length, width, and height at both ends would be preferable if the stock is tapered.
 

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my new 162 gun


 

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I am living in a caribbean country where it is nearly impossible to get a quality gun, or any gun for that matter. I am planning on building my own, but need a little help. Can someone give me the dimensions of the stock of their gun (preferably riffe, wong, alexander). Length, width, and height at both ends would be preferable if the stock is tapered.

OK, here are the dimensions of a couple of Wong guns. I'm guessing that you plan to make a an all-wood gun rather than a hybrid, so I'll give dimensions for that kind of gun.

In the photo, the gun on the far right is a Wong Mahi. It is 56 3/8 inches long, 1 1/2 inches wide for its entire length, and 2 1/2 inches tall at the butt and tapering to 1 3/4 inches tall at the point where the wood inserts into the Alexander aluminum muzzle.

Second for the right is the Wong Ono gun. It is about 60 inches long, 1 7/16 wide for the entire length, 3 inches high at the butt and tapering to 1 3/4 at mid muzzle before it starts curving up.

I should mention that this is an early version of the Ono gun. The ones being sold today have exactly the same dimensions of wood, but have an Alexander muzzle like the one on the Mahi, so they are three inchs longer.

I used to own an Alexander Blue Water and a Riffe Island, but I sold them so I am unable to provide dimensions. However, they were much thinner, so had much more recoil. One friend broke off a tooth with his first shot with the Blue Water, and a few times when I didn't get a chance to lock my elbow and back up the butt firmly with my other hand, the butt of my Island hit me in the chin so hard that I am pretty sure it would have broken a tooth if it had hit higher. I'm told that Jay is putting bit more wood in the Island now.

Please let me know if I can provide any more measurements of my guns.
 

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stergios

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the important is the weight
i use the formula 3 pounds for every 5/8 rubber
therefor my guns they have 4 rubbers so are weight minimum 12 pounds and no recoil
good enough for about 25 feet range
 

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