Wrist - The thinnest section of the stock of a long gun between the receiver and the butt, gripped by the trigger-hand. The part of a gunstock most vulnerable to breakage.
Although well-figured in the butt area, the following guns have well-laid-out grain structure through the vulnerable wrist area:
Also well-figured in the butt area, the following guns have questionably-laid-out grain structure through the vulnerable wrist area:
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