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"STOCK FITTER'S BIBLE" can help - (Book Reviews)

Discussion in 'For Sale- Members only' started by Rollin Oswald, Oct 11, 2009.

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  1. Rollin Oswald

    Rollin Oswald Active Member

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    Shooting form (gun mount, body posture, stance) has a lot to do with how well we shoot. To use the correct form however, our guns' stock dimensions must allow the best form to be used. In other words, the dimensions must fit our individual sizes and shapes, something that off-the-rack guns seldom do.

    "Stock Fitter's Bible" describes shooting forms in detail and goes on to explain how stock dimensions allow or prevent its use. It continues to explain how the dimensions can be changed to fit you.

    Book reviews follow. They were copied just as they were written and have not been edited.
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    Subject: "Stock Fitter's Bible" The complete how-to book
    From: 20yard
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    Date: Sun, Jan 04, 2009 - 05:18 PM ET
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    I purchased this book a month ago and am using it to improve my gun fit, The history of stock form is very interesting and the relation of all dimensions; pitch, drop at pad, cast, LOP, etc. to shooters head position and proper form are very well described.
    a great book
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    Subject: "Stock Fitter's Bible" The complete how-to book
    From: Pat Ireland
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    Date: Sun, Jan 04, 2009 - 05:44 PM ET
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    The information in the book is worth much more than the price.
    Pat Ireland
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    Subject: "Stock Fitter's Bible" The complete how-to book
    From: arend003
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    Date: Tue, Jan 06, 2009 - 02:04 PM ET
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    Rollins book is by far one of the best investments I have made to help me in my shooting.. Tom
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    Subject: "Stock Fitter's Bible" The complete how-to book
    From: cunninmp
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    Date: Tue, Jan 06, 2009 - 10:53 PM ET
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    I got Rollin's book in December. Have read it twice (very important) and have since adjusted my BT99 Golden Clays. I just wish I had this book back in the 70's and 80's. Would have made ATA "A" a lot sooner. I'm a Senior ATA Vet and this book is worth every single penny. For you beginners, do yourself a favor and get it---right away. Then take your time and do as Rollin say's. You won't be sorry. Mike Cunningham Groveland, CA cunninmp@hotmail.com_
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    Subject: "Stock Fitter's Bible" The complete how-to book
    From: N. J. BOB
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    Date: Wed, Jan 07, 2009 - 02:50 PM ET
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    All the above comments are correct...It's a great read.
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    Subject: "Stock Fitter's Bible" The complete how-to book
    From: gyrine
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    Date: Sat, Jan 17, 2009 - 12:56 PM ET
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    Every serious trap shooter should study this book. A gold mine of information and very well written. gyrine
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    From: Mr.M
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    Date: Sat, Jan 17, 2009 - 07:15 PM ET
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    Rollin,
    Just sent an email asking for price on ten books. Seems like these would be great trophies to offer at several of the clubs I contribute to in northern California.
    Mike Mann ATA Life 07-34685
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    Subject: "Stock Fitter's Bible" The complete how-to book
    From: brianv
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    Date: Sat, Jan 17, 2009 - 08:55 PM ET
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    Rolin, Recieved my book last Thursday. Have gotten thru page 68 and have found a number of great tips mostly on stance and cheek placement. Wish it was warmer and not a foot of snow on the ground to run a few rounds to see how it really feels. Thanks for the quick turnaround. Great book. THANK YOU Brian
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    From: goose2
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    Date: Mon, Apr 13, 2009 - 04:14 PM ET
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    I must say that it does shed light on things one would never think about. I read the book in two days and cant believe what I learned. It is worth every penny and I suggest everyone read one. Rollin also is a true gentlemen in every way. He will return all your e mails and is a pleasure to talk to. Rollin goes out of his way to make it right if you have any un answered questions.
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    From: Clayshooter08
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    Date: Mon, May 11, 2009 - 11:10 AM ET
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    Great book and I'm on my second read
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    Subject: Stock Fitter's Bible - Eliminate limitations
    From: 20yard
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    Date: Sun, Mar 29, 2009 - 05:06 PM ET
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    As a new shooter I can say I found Stock Fitter's Bible very informative. Many other sources I found gave general advice some of which was conflicting but Rollin's book explains the effect of each adjustment clearly and logically and weaves in the history of stock design. A great reference book and a good read. _______________________________________________________________________________


    Subject: STOCK FITTER'S BIBLE - Opportunity to shoot better
    From: arend003
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    Date: Tue, Mar 24, 2009 - 06:53 AM ET
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    I can highly recommend Rollin's book it has done wonders for both me and my wife in getting our guns to fit better and thus shoot much better. Thanks Rollin Tom
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    Subject: STOCK FITTER'S BIBLE You can shoot better
    From: Peter Falk
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    Date: Mon, Sep 14, 2009 - 05:44 PM ET
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    I purchased a precision fit stock and the stock fitter bible at the same time. Using that book I set up the stock to fit me. The result is a stock which makes the gun fit me and it shoots where I look. Perhaps the most important information gleanwd from the text was the importance of pitch. Take the guess work out of stock fitting and purchase the book.
    Peter Falk III
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    Subject: STOCK FITTER'S BIBLE You can shoot better
    From: George Steffes
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    Date: Mon, Sep 14, 2009 - 09:05 PM ET
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    Rollin puts good advice in his book. I got a copy years ago when i madw my own stock.
    George
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    Subject: STOCK FITTER'S BIBLE You can shoot better
    From: U. S. Marine Retired
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    Date: Mon, Sep 28, 2009 - 01:43 AM ET
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    One thing to remember and Rollin even advises this also, there is so much great information in this book you have got to 1) Read it twice, 2) Make changes slowly. Then you can really smoke targets,
    Thanks for the book Rollin it help me a great deal to set up my PFS...
    Fred Leonardi
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    Subject: STOCK FITTER'S BIBLE You can shoot better
    From: over the hill
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    Date: Mon, Sep 28, 2009 - 09:26 AM ET
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    I agree with Fred.
    I purchased a copy several months ago.
    I have shot a Model 12 since the mid 70s but in my later years found out it didnt fit anymore.(may never have fit)
    I had had an adjustable comb installed and an add on balsa rib for testing.
    It now shoots high enough and my scores have increased.
    It took a little playing around, but it was worth the effort.
    Rollin explains very well how to do it.
    I thought I needed a little of this and a little of that but found out I needed much more.
    Regards....Gerald
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    Subject: STOCK FITTER'S BIBLE You can shoot better
    From: Beni
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    Date: Mon, Sep 28, 2009 - 09:15 PM ET
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    Rollin's book is extremely helpful and a very interesting read I highly recomend it!!! Joel

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    As always, I sincerely appreciate your kind reviews.

    Now might be the ideal time to consider improving YOUR shooting form.

    Rollin
     
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    "Best non-hardcover book on stockfitting by a male resident of Wisconsin who has never worked as a stockfitter I have ever seen...same diagrams as that other book, at half the price!"


    Buzzy, Oct. 2009
     
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    Geez, Buzz gun, that's a LOT of qualifications there, still, I'm glad I finally took the plunge and bought the book last week!

    And REALLY glad I did it in my first year of trapshooting, instead of 40 years later and saying "Oh, crap, so THAT's what the problem is!" (Like I do whith everything else).

    Jeff
     
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    Well Buzzy, Based on your glowing review I just ordered a copy of Rollins book.


    Actually I have a couple of the early versions and just wanted the latest edition.





    Jim
     
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    I just ordered the book last week. I haven't got it yet so no comet's.
    So many people seem to like the book so why not get it. I'm alway looking for a improvement in my shooting.
     
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    Jim & Jeff - Thank you for your comments.

    kraiza - Hopefully, you ordered it late in the week because they usually arrive in 3 or 4 days.

    Rollin
     
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    This should be called the "Trapshooting Bible", but maybe that title is taken. There is a LOT of information about our sport. Much more than just stockfitting. Great winter evening read...

    Bruce
     
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    Thank you, Bruce.

    I believe there was a "Trapshooters Bible" or something close to that published about 10 years ago.

    Rollin
     
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    One other suggestion that I wish I had done is to use a different color high lighter with each reading. I used just a yellow one and with each reading I find items that I highlight as I missed them on the previous reading. Think I am now on my fifth reading and still gleaning new information from it.
    Tom
     
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    Tom,

    It's those darn varialbes and their interactions that make things hard to remember.

    Rollin
     
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