Hey all, This is for all you people who have shot brownings. I used to own a browning A-bolt hunter which I liked. I am looking to get a new gun for hunting. I know other rifles may be better, but this is what the gun shop carries at decent prices (remingtons are jacked up like crazy in price) and they do not carry weatherbys. They do carry some savages which I will be looking at today, but for sake of this thread I wanted input on things like: 1.)A-bolt vs X-bolt? 2.)Wood vs synthetic stock? I do not need it to look great so not even considering hi-gloss "pretty" finishes. More concerned about accuracy and how long they both would last if taken care of, keep in mind that it will get bumped around in the woods. 3.)Is the BOSS system a gimmick? Does it work? I will NOT be reloading. I will be shooting 30.06 so lots of rounds to choose from. 4.) Barrel finish...stainless, blued...etc.? I would like to keep price down, but if something is worth an extra 100 bucks or so...I might consider it. I already have a nice scope and leupold rings. Need bases, would like to be able to re-use my rings. All opinions welcomed.