Originally Posted by Drum
I can see your point, but in my opinion, the levering/aiming/firing platform formed between the hands and the shoulder is superior and fast enough to justify the extra weight and (theoretical) loss of speed from having a full stock.
Definitely. And probably how I would suggest an OC setup. Personally though it's kind of waisted on me. I have a habit of dropping the rear of the gun between shots, or when I lever/pump if I don't think about what I'm doing. So the advantage of pirate comfort is higher in my eyes.