Re: death of a family member
Condolences gun-nut. Finish that stock and dedicate it to him. Your papa sounds like he was a top notch individual. I am sorry for your loss.
It takes 43 muscles to frown, 17 to smile, and 3 for proper trigger squeeze.
The latest caliber or gear is no substitute for experience and skill. Rifles and cartridges don't make hits -- shooters do.
Fact of life:
After Monday and Tuesday, even the calendar says WTF!