Which do you prefer?
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Which do you prefer?
I like synthetic for a functional and well-used firearm.
But nothing beats wood furniture for a truly fine firearm that is for show or maybe used rarely.
Ruger 10/22: Wood! Gorgeous.
Mossy & AK: Synthetic......fewer "worries", more trouble free
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I gotta go synthetic. It's tougher, lighter, and cheaper. Wood stocks are nice, but realistically, there's nothing a wood stock can do that a synthetic one can't. I can appreciate the aesthetic value of wood, though.
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Sure you can't beat the functionality of synthetic, but I like my guns like women, purdy. All gals will do the same thing like stocks will, but I only want the good lookin ones in my house. Wood for me.
Just remember that shot placement is much more important with what you carry than how big a bang you get with each trigger pull.
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I think it really depends on the gun, but I prefer wood. Dunno why, but it just feels better. Plus, especially on my hunting guns, the dings and wear it gets along the way seems to add character to it.
Synthetic for me. All mine are shooters, but when I do get the money for something really fine it will of course involve killing a tree!
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It depends upon the weapon...
Choices should have allowed 'either'...
Synthetic is fine on some, but nothing looks like a quality wood stock!
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no real pref. i have a maverick 88 synthetic stock and a browning auto5 with
wood stock. both work just fine for me.
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Wood for me. Goes well with the steel. My doctor told me I was allergic to synthetic, aluminum alloy, and polymer.
Wood is certainloy a lot better looking. I like Synthetic on my semi auto rifles and tactical shotguns, but on my hunting and carrying guns, wood is the way to go.
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synth for zombies, light wood for birds.
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It's hard to explain but there's just something about wood that I really like!
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