Remington 700 Aftermarket Grows: Hogue Overmolded Stocks w/ AICS Magazines

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I wonder if Remington knew at the Model 700’s introduction that it would become the preeminent open platform in the bolt-action world. Yes, many will argue that it has it weaknesses (especially from the factory), but the base pattern has exploded in popularity with a huge and growing aftermarket for everything, including triggers, actions, barrels, and stocks.

Adding to the available options is Hogue Incorporated, which has formally introduced their new OverMolded rubber stock that accomodates Accuracy International (AICS) magazines. The new stock is manufactered with a “Badger inlet” that “readily accepts M5 pattern metal for a detachable box magazine. The “stock” stock has a provision for the metal plate and integrated magazine, but does not easily accomodate detachable box magazines.

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The stock includes full-length aluminum bedding inside the frame of the stock. The bedding is manufactured from 7075 aluminum and completely surrounds the action and, unusual for a traditional-layout stock, extends all the way through the forearm. Hogue Inc. touts that it has been “independently tested and was the only stock that retailed zero movement after a 30 ft drop”.

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Aluminum bedding, when done correctly, can largely negate the need for glass bedding. The stock is offered for “standard” (hunting and light profiles) and heavy (bull) barrels. Retail for both is set at $259.95 and is currently only available in black.



Nathan S.

One of TFB’s resident Jarheads, Nathan now works within the firearms industry. A consecutive Marine rifle and pistol expert, he enjoys local 3-gun, NFA, gunsmithing, MSR’s, & high-speed gear. Nathan has traveled to over 30 countries working with US DoD & foreign MoDs.

Nathan can be reached at Nathan.S@TheFirearmBlog.com

The above post is my opinion and does not reflect the views of any company or organization.


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  • Mystick

    Careful…. Mossberg might sue you… they used rubber in their stocks once.

  • Anonymoose

    I’ll be watching this. I really would prefer one in green, tan, or some type of camouflage over tacticool black.

    • Smedley54

      Wonder if that could be hydro-dipped for a little personalization…

      • Risky

        Depends on how much of that Hogue rubber is on it. I doubt any hydro-graphics would stick well to that stuff.

  • Oldtrader3

    I will buy my next Remington rifle when they stop making craftless junk!

  • AD

    That photo looks a little strange to me: the ejection port is much shorter than the magazine. Doesn’t that mean that you wouldn’t be able to eject unfired rounds (assuming the round fill the length of the magazine)?

    Could it be photoshop, a mismatch between the action and stock/magazine, or do I just not understand how firearms work?

    • Anonymoose

      I was looking through the Badger Ord site, and remembered this and checked the Hogue site to see if they had a page on this stock. Comparing Badger’s pictures of their short-action magwells, it looks like they photoshopped a long-action magwell onto a short-action rifle instead of taking an actual picture of their new product as it’s intended to be used.