My dad has a wood stock/blued rifle, while my brother and I have stainless/synthetic.
His looks way cooler, and is, IMO, a classic. However, in the timber, snow, muck and rain, mine cleans easier, ESPECIALLY in the field, and takes a lot less maintenance when back at home before going back in the safe. After a fall/dropped gun, I can wipe my bolt, chamber, and magazine out very quickly, while he has to make sure he gets his really clean/dry to avoid rusting inside, even over the few days of a hunt.
That said, I'd buy a wood/blue'd gun in a heartbeat, just love the way they look.
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