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scorpion2669
01-06-2015, 08:43 PM
Just wondering if anyone here knows where I can get a stock with either a gooseneck, thumbhole, or pistol grip style stock for my SVT-40.
Here's a couple of examples that I've seen on the net that I like.
http://i2.guns.ru/forums/icons/forum_pictures/000758/758129.jpg
http://i2.guns.ru/forums/icons/forum_pictures/004360/4360334.jpg

PantherD1943
01-09-2015, 07:50 PM
Just wondering if anyone here knows where I can get a stock with either a gooseneck, thumbhole, or pistol grip style stock for my SVT-40.
Here's a couple of examples that I've seen on the net that I like.
http://i2.guns.ru/forums/icons/forum_pictures/000758/758129.jpg
http://i2.guns.ru/forums/icons/forum_pictures/004360/4360334.jpg

No aftermarket stocks exist for the SVT as far as I know. This would be a custom job that would cost 3-5x the rifle itself sadly. Its a beauty stock though!

kennymo
01-10-2015, 01:24 PM
I haven't even noticed a commercially available replacement stock, nevermind custom options. These rifles are rare enough in the U.S. that not much of an aftermarket has grown up around them. The one in your photo is almost certainly a custom job by what appears to be a talented woodworker. Some guys were home rigging a Dragunov style 'sniper' stock for them as well. There is at least one Canadian toying around with a stock duplicator......not sure if they'll start selling them or not.

4307
01-20-2015, 11:58 AM
I posted this SVT-40 stock on another forum.

I posted this stock thinking I would get flamed, but people liked it. Liked it so much I've been asked to produce these stocks.
I'm now seriously considering producing these.

I wanted to stay true to original Russian design characteristics, arsenal birch ply wood and pine tar/shellac finish.

Here's my design....


http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/jj70/4307R/DSC03666.jpg (http://s269.photobucket.com/user/4307R/media/DSC03666.jpg.html)

http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/jj70/4307R/DSC03665.jpg (http://s269.photobucket.com/user/4307R/media/DSC03665.jpg.html)

http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/jj70/4307R/DSC03664.jpg (http://s269.photobucket.com/user/4307R/media/DSC03664.jpg.html)

http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/jj70/4307R/DSC03662.jpg (http://s269.photobucket.com/user/4307R/media/DSC03662.jpg.html)

http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/jj70/4307R/DSC03667.jpg (http://s269.photobucket.com/user/4307R/media/DSC03667.jpg.html)

A corrupted individual
01-22-2015, 10:24 AM
How much do those cost?

4307
01-22-2015, 01:54 PM
I'm working on tooling and material sourcing to speed up build time which will help me calculate cost.

I'd really like to make this stock available for the Canadian SVT enthusiast. It will take a bit of time.

Satain
01-22-2015, 06:33 PM
Where were these pictures when I was custom fabricating my wood SVT stock!
:(

volkov956
01-22-2015, 11:43 PM
Yea I seen this stock on another forum it has my interest

3MTA3
01-24-2015, 04:28 PM
Very Cool!- was it hard to fit? how does it shoot?

4307
01-25-2015, 12:23 PM
Shoots better compared to the original soviet stock, less movement. The stock tolerances are tighter as I wanted a bedded fit.
I Beefed up the take down bolt as well, big difference. The receiver fit was a bit of work, a lot of trim/fit, trim/fit, until I was satisfied.

I'll probably use this stock to pattern off of, I'm hoping to replicate the fit. These receivers were mass produced with some dimensional differences from receiver to receiver. I'm hoping to complete a duplicator in the next couple months. In the meantime I'd like to purchase 2-3 more SVT's and use the receivers to check fit on the reproduced stocks. I'd like to develop a tighter fit than the original arsenal stocks, if not, I would not produce these if the fit is not the same or better than arsenal fit.

The balance point on the new stock, with the bipod attached is just in front of the magazine, unloaded. The balance point with 5 rounds in the magazine is at the magazine.
Overall the rifle is more comfortable to shoot. It's a longer length of pull, which I was after. I found the original stock to be a bit short.
Other people have shot this rifle and liked the feel. A shorter shooter liked the original length, so I'm considering making the same stock in a shorter butt stock length if requested.

I was able to squeeze tighter group out of the bedded fit, which is a +. The bipod is welcomed addition as well. Cheek weld is correct for the POSP scope, and can still shoot using iron sights. The POSP is away from shell ejection, so a deflector is not needed.

The new stock is a direct swap. I can swap the original stock back on the receiver in minutes. The rail is mounted to the receiver with 2 fine thread machine screws and Loctite. I did not add screw mounts to the wood stock as they are not needed. After a crate of ammo (roughly 800-1000 rounds) the POSP did not deviate, even when detached for transport.

I've fired this rifle for 6+ months without issue. So far so good.

I love this rifle. Turns heads at the range, fun to shoot, looks big and serious, feels solid.

Spotagwan
01-30-2015, 05:20 PM
I lve both of those stocks, have a 4 port svt, i would love to buy one....im on cgn too, have seen the second one there too love it

incorrigible
02-20-2015, 07:27 PM
these are great red rifles... and fun at the range ;)

http://i110.photobucket.com/albums/n98/declan45/Gun%20Stuff/Red%20Rifles/SVD%20Dragunov%20SVT-40/cf1dbfa6.jpg (http://s110.photobucket.com/user/declan45/media/Gun%20Stuff/Red%20Rifles/SVD%20Dragunov%20SVT-40/cf1dbfa6.jpg.html)

short1
02-20-2015, 08:44 PM
^^^^ Hey ! aren't you "Mustapha" from American Sniper ?

Smity25ca
04-13-2015, 06:06 PM
I made a custom receiver cover with some 2" angle and made the but from some doubled up 3/4" birch ply. http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/u394/smity25ca/photo_zpsihwqtitq.jpg (http://s1065.photobucket.com/user/smity25ca/media/photo_zpsihwqtitq.jpg.html)
http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/u394/smity25ca/SVT-40-Dragunov1_zpsl0e0axzn.jpg (http://s1065.photobucket.com/user/smity25ca/media/SVT-40-Dragunov1_zpsl0e0axzn.jpg.html)
http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/u394/smity25ca/SVT-40-Dragunov2_zpseeq88y9x.jpg (http://s1065.photobucket.com/user/smity25ca/media/SVT-40-Dragunov2_zpseeq88y9x.jpg.html)

50 BMG
12-14-2015, 12:08 AM
I posted this SVT-40 stock on another forum.

I posted this stock thinking I would get flamed, but people liked it. Liked it so much I've been asked to produce these stocks.
I'm now seriously considering producing these.

I wanted to stay true to original Russian design characteristics, arsenal birch ply wood and pine tar/shellac finish.

Here's my design....


http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/jj70/4307R/DSC03666.jpg (http://s269.photobucket.com/user/4307R/media/DSC03666.jpg.html)

http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/jj70/4307R/DSC03665.jpg (http://s269.photobucket.com/user/4307R/media/DSC03665.jpg.html)

http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/jj70/4307R/DSC03664.jpg (http://s269.photobucket.com/user/4307R/media/DSC03664.jpg.html)

http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/jj70/4307R/DSC03662.jpg (http://s269.photobucket.com/user/4307R/media/DSC03662.jpg.html)

http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/jj70/4307R/DSC03667.jpg (http://s269.photobucket.com/user/4307R/media/DSC03667.jpg.html)

Hello ,Did you ever manage to mass produce this stock ? i would be interested

JZfox42
12-15-2015, 11:00 PM
I posted this SVT-40 stock on another forum.

I posted this stock thinking I would get flamed, but people liked it. Liked it so much I've been asked to produce these stocks.
I'm now seriously considering producing these.

I wanted to stay true to original Russian design characteristics, arsenal birch ply wood and pine tar/shellac finish.

Here's my design....


http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/jj70/4307R/DSC03666.jpg (http://s269.photobucket.com/user/4307R/media/DSC03666.jpg.html)

http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/jj70/4307R/DSC03665.jpg (http://s269.photobucket.com/user/4307R/media/DSC03665.jpg.html)

http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/jj70/4307R/DSC03664.jpg (http://s269.photobucket.com/user/4307R/media/DSC03664.jpg.html)

http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/jj70/4307R/DSC03662.jpg (http://s269.photobucket.com/user/4307R/media/DSC03662.jpg.html)

http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/jj70/4307R/DSC03667.jpg (http://s269.photobucket.com/user/4307R/media/DSC03667.jpg.html)
Wow, that's beautiful! If you ever do make more of these, sign me up for the short list because I want one bad. Been dreaming of owning a Dragunov most of my life, which is why I bought my SVT-40 in the first place, so this would sure make me one happy camper.

M14GR
02-10-2016, 12:48 AM
Shoots better compared to the original soviet stock, less movement. The stock tolerances are tighter as I wanted a bedded fit.
I Beefed up the take down bolt as well, big difference. The receiver fit was a bit of work, a lot of trim/fit, trim/fit, until I was satisfied.

I'll probably use this stock to pattern off of, I'm hoping to replicate the fit. These receivers were mass produced with some dimensional differences from receiver to receiver. I'm hoping to complete a duplicator in the next couple months. In the meantime I'd like to purchase 2-3 more SVT's and use the receivers to check fit on the reproduced stocks. I'd like to develop a tighter fit than the original arsenal stocks, if not, I would not produce these if the fit is not the same or better than arsenal fit.

The balance point on the new stock, with the bipod attached is just in front of the magazine, unloaded. The balance point with 5 rounds in the magazine is at the magazine.
Overall the rifle is more comfortable to shoot. It's a longer length of pull, which I was after. I found the original stock to be a bit short.
Other people have shot this rifle and liked the feel. A shorter shooter liked the original length, so I'm considering making the same stock in a shorter butt stock length if requested.

I was able to squeeze tighter group out of the bedded fit, which is a +. The bipod is welcomed addition as well. Cheek weld is correct for the POSP scope, and can still shoot using iron sights. The POSP is away from shell ejection, so a deflector is not needed.

The new stock is a direct swap. I can swap the original stock back on the receiver in minutes. The rail is mounted to the receiver with 2 fine thread machine screws and Loctite. I did not add screw mounts to the wood stock as they are not needed. After a crate of ammo (roughly 800-1000 rounds) the POSP did not deviate, even when detached for transport.

I've fired this rifle for 6+ months without issue. So far so good.

I love this rifle. Turns heads at the range, fun to shoot, looks big and serious, feels solid.

I would definitely be interested in purchasing one!!! Please let me know when you have any available for sale.

Sunshine
02-10-2016, 12:58 AM
I'm very interested to know how he mounted the scope rail. ...................If the owner could post some detailed pics that would be really good. Thanks :)

tdod101
02-10-2016, 12:17 PM
I think 4307 has his work cut out for him. I'm also in for one of these stocks. I would imagine you need peoples rifles to do a custom job like this for bedding? Anyways, i like the butt, it sits higher and looks like you could get a good cheek weld using a scope.

Let us know when you're ready to start productions.

Sunshine
02-11-2016, 12:21 AM
I think 4307 has his work cut out for him. I'm also in for one of these stocks. I would imagine you need peoples rifles to do a custom job like this for bedding? Anyways, i like the butt, it sits higher and looks like you could get a good cheek weld using a scope.

Let us know when you're ready to start productions.

How are you going to mount a scope ?

Nunavut_hunter
04-28-2016, 12:37 AM
This website has original Drangonov stocks from Russia that you can probably customize to fit your Svt 40. http://russtock.com/product?id=108

Aktarus
01-01-2017, 11:28 AM
Hi 4307,
Any new development in the SVT stock? I would be interested in getting more info of possible. Very nice work

4307
05-10-2017, 11:04 AM
Sorry, I've been away from the gun community for a bit. Baby, job loss, life had redirected my focus.

The SVT/SVD-40 stock project is on hold for the time being. I was going to produce this stock, had a shop, was ready to go, when I was forced to move out due to zoning changes. Ive been looking for affordable shop space for over a year now.

My startup capital was diluted due to job loss forcing me to pause this project.

I had no idea people are this interested in this stock. Ive been flooded with requests, which makes it very frustrating for me.

All that stands between building these stocks is shop space. I don't have a garage. My basement is filled to the brim with metal shop machines and tools. I've stopped my subcontracting metal fabrication because I'm lacking shop space to weld and take larger money making jobs. Its a catch 22 situation. I have registered with a Small Business grant program, but only a chosen few are picked from the bunch. I have my fingers crossed for miracle.

The machine to make these stocks is built, ready to go. I even have the Baltic Birch to run test stocks off the machine, and enough to start build orders.
I have not ditched this project. I'm trying to figure out how to make it happen.

I anyone in the Kitchener area has shop space available please PM me.

Thanks everyone for your interest in this stock.

Eddmac
05-10-2017, 11:29 AM
Best of luck buddy - I hope it pans out for you.