Introduced in 2014, the Manners Composite Stock's Elite Hunter Series was developed to be as light as possible but still maintain the ruggedness, stability, accuracy and ergonomics of the rest of the Manners lineup. To accomplish this, Tom Manners went back to the drawing board. In the past, the composite industry was driven by aerospace technology, but in recent years, there have been quite a few advancements in the wind energy market. Off-shore carbon fiber wind turbine blades are now being made longer than 110 meters in length. Manners took some of these advancements in materials and ideas and developed a new process for this series from lay-up to fill. To start, all the Elite Hunter stocks had to have a 100% carbon fiber shell. The second step was to develop a super light fill that would still hold up to any magnum caliber that you could throw at it.
This particular stock, the Manners EH1, was designed for the long-range hunter. With the MCS-DBM Mini-Chassis, this stock weighs in around 2 pounds. The forend is 1.75” wide at the tip and rounded to a beaver tail that is flat and wide enough to accept a #8 barrel which is about 1.125″ diameter at the tip of the stock. The grip on the stock is more of a vertical tactical style, that is longer than standard with a small palm swell and overall smaller grip than say a MCS-T4 stock.
- Inlet for right hand Remington 700 Short Action.
- MCS-DBM with 1 AICS 5 round magazine.
- 100% Carbon Fiber Elite Shell
- Inlet for Remington Sendero/Varmit barrel profile. (Can be re-inlet to larger contour)
- 1 bipod stud front and 2 flush cups.
- Molded in Camo.
- In our opinion, the flat out best "do it all" stock on the market.
The Manners MCS-DBM mini chassis system incorporates the best of both worlds. It features a mid-length aluminum chassis and a heavy-duty trigger guard that accepts the time proven Accuracy International style 5 and 10 round mags. This system is made exclusively for Manners by Badger Ordnance out of solid billet Aircraft grade aluminum and then Hardcoat anodized black so that it will take a lifetime of punishment. When combined with one of their bullet proof stocks, we consider this a true bolt in and go system. The sturdy aluminum chassis, with its self-centering bedding system is designed to support the action with 5 different contact points. This is done to compensate for the slight variances found from action to action. When installed, you will have a repeatable bedding system that supports a fully floated barrel for maximum accuracy. This will work with all Remington based 700 short and long foot print actions with a factory or custom recoil lug with a thickness up to .375". When ordered with a new stock as shown the system will come fully installed and ready to go at no additional charge. The system includes grade 5 TORX® screws and one 5 round magazine.