How To: Shorten the stock on a shotgun

Shorten the stock on a shotgun

For many shooters the length of a factory shotgun stock is too long and needs to be shortened for a better fit. Larry Potterfield, CEO and Founder of MidwayUSA, details the proper way to shorten the buttstock or shoulder stock on a shotgun using a Winchester Model 12. Included in this video are tips that will help prevent chip outs, an explanation of pitch and how to change it, and how to measure a gun's length of pull. This video provides all the information you need to perform this simple gunsmithing task, without damage to the firearm.

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