Re: factory sporter vs. thumbhole stocks
I really like the thumbhole stock for shooting off a bench, but not for a hunting rifle. They are awkward and slow for me to get behind. I would not walk around with one.
It's an extreme example, but no dangerous game rifle has a thumbhole stock.
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A big fast bullet will beat a little fast bullet every time