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thefielddude23 12-03-2013 04:24 PM

Wood or synthetic stock?
I have been debating to get a wood or synthetic stock for a Remington 870 20 gauge youth model. I want something that doesn't get damaged and lasts a long time, but I don't want it to blow me away on those slugs. So it just want it to last long and not have too much recoil.

Hellbilly 12-03-2013 10:48 PM

IMO there is only one thing a stock is made of and that's wood.

gfdeputy2 12-04-2013 04:37 AM

I used to agree with Hellbilly & still do to a point my "beat around guns are synthetic & much rather have it then wood. Don't get me wrong I love wood stocks but for the thick country here in NH I got tired of scratches & dents in my wood stocks so now most of my hunting guns are synthetic
get home clean rifle & any scratches in the stock just get a quick sanding with a light scotch brite pad

Backwoods 12-06-2013 09:48 AM

Woods prettier, more aesthetic and traditional but for the qualities you listed...synthetic..

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