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Old 09-20-2012, 10:06 PM
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Originally Posted by hammonje View Post
Matters to me. I can buy a White Oak NM AR15A2 that'll shoot circles around an M1, so it's not just about shooting. To me it's the history and nostalgic feelings surrounding who used these rifles. The quality and craftmanship. Boyds walnut does not speak middle 20th Century US craftmanship like old-growth forest USGI walnut. Like comparing a Rolls Royce and a Kia. Both will go 60 MPH. One just looks better doing it.
It would be like comparing a 1950 Rolls Royce with a 2012 Rolls Royce, not a Kia. To some that do not place your feelings on a piece of wood, new wood is just fine, and in some cases looks better.
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