Syntheic stock is just another name for synthetic wood and have no desire to go synthetic. Synthetic stock is synonomus with "sympathetic stock" in my opinion.
It's like putting retread tires on a Ferrari..
WellI can remove scratches, dints and refinish a wood stock to the color texture of your choice. I can cut a wood stock to install custom recoil pad to a lenght chosen by the shooter.
I rest my case!!!
I prefer synthetic on my hunting rifles that I use each day but like the look of wood on my collecting firearms. I find it hard to imagine any firearm (non-military) without a wood stock ever being sought after in the future as a collectors item or display. Wood looks and feels better but syn. takes a beating and keeps on trucking. It really depends on your use/need for the firearm.
There is one tip I have learned over the years in hunting whitetails in late season snow. Do not overlook soybeans left standing on the edges of fence rows, woods, creeks, buildings wherever it might be, this is where the deer will be while the food lasts during late season. December/January will pull deer in from some distance away to feed on the easy to get to food.
I killed one of my nicest bucks off of a very small patch of soybeans that was left after rains created a...