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  • n. Plural form of gunstock.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • They're cracked in a few places, boots maybe, or gunstocks used as canes?

    The subject was her. He was the object.

  • There's simply no sense in pumping my dead body full of chemicals to make me look alive again when I'm so obviously not, and then dropping eight grand on a walnut casket that would have been much better utilized as gunstocks.

    My Green Funeral

  • It's about time you got to the point about beautiful gunstocks and the "character lines" they pick up.

    Like Peas in a Pod

  • I have refinished a few gunstocks that turned out OK. Many of my shotguns are pre-choke tube, so I had the chokes opened from full to modified by a guy who knows what he is doing.

    You Always Hurt the Gun You Love

  • All these movie badmen holding their pistols sideways, all the tv swat teams blasting dozens of rounds at their fantasy enemies as well as all those overgrown adolescents holding plastic gunstocks to aim at tv monitors.

    Why Americans Can't Shoot

  • Walnut has always been the favoured wood for gunstocks.


  • During the Second World War walnuts were again felled to provide gunstocks for the Russian Army: 140,000 cubic metres of timber between 1938 and 1942, in fact.


  • Wood gunstocks soak up humidity, and when this happens they swell and shrink, and when they swell and shrink, the rifle changes point of impact and you miss.

    Not All Stocks Grow on Trees

  • GUNS AND PRAYERS We know Turkish walnut makes fine gunstocks, but Turks know how to build the rest of a gun, too.

    Great Shotguns from Russia and Turkey

  • My mother always told me I would be above average, but I grew up to be the "average man" for whom production gunstocks are made.

    Taking Stock


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