The Ruger American has some great features—hammer-forged barrel, reliable action, crisp trigger—but many would not consider the molded, polymer stock to be among them. With that in mind, American Rifleman's Joe Kurtenbach went with an aftermarket solution in his quest to build a precision hunting rifle. Learn more about his choice in the video embedded above.
For previous installments of this project, please enjoy the following articles:
• NRA Gun Gear of the Week: Precision Hunter Build—The Theory
• NRA Gun Gear of the Week: Precision Hunter Build—Caliber and Rifle