Didn't know if I should post this in "Gunsmithing."
I have a Win M-70 in 300 Wby. When I bought it, it had the synthetic stock. I replaced it with a laminate wood stock, and this stock has a pressure point up near the front sling swivel, about 1" long. It doesn't seem to be as accurate as it was with the syn stock, which I subsequently sold. I don't know if the barrel was free-floating in the syn stock.
In general, do these rifles do better with a pressure point up front, or totally free-floated? Or, is it really just specific to each individual rifle?