If your still looking for a rifle in 300wsm.
I bought a Browning Micro Hunter in 300wsm and have nothing but good things to say about it. With a 2x-7x 32 Leupold it weights in at 7lbs. I can tote that rifle around any terrain all day and the recoil is very tolerable. I'm sure the tolerable recoil has everything to do with the stock design.
There is something about the look and feel of a bolt action rifle with a walnut stock that pleases me. Call me old fashioned, but the character of the rifle I choose to own is equally as important to me as how that rifle performs.
I’ll be the first to admit that the lack of weight in a carbon fiber stock is awfully nice when chasing elk in high country and that any synthetic could help a bit when mother natured decides to rain on your parade. My own preference, however, is to...