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Old March 6, 2012, 11:50 AM   #16
PoorRichRichard
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Join Date: April 13, 2011
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polymer as it is lighter, last longer, absorbs recoil better than wood and more resistant to weather and chemicals
I disagree with this statement regarding recoil. My poly stock 30-06 kicks like a mule. My buddy's wood stock 30-06 is much more fun to shoot because it does not beat the hell outta my shoulder.

I generally like wood better for aesthetic reasons and recoil. The exception is 22 rifles (no real recoil). Love my super light Marlin 795. I think it comes in at less then 4 pounds and is accurate as all get-out inside 150 yards with high quality ammo. Heck, it's still generally a great shooter with the cheap stuff too
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