Originally Posted by MDH33
No, it doesn't matter. Just a visual/tactile thing.
I wouldn't pass up a nice used rifle if it has a wood stock, I agree they look classic and they worked fine for centuries. Just that what you are looking for is a tool not a collectable.
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