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Recoil is killing me

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Unread 06-13-2012, 10:57 PM
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Recoil is killing me

I am shooting a 110FCP 338 Lapua.
The recoil shooting off a bench is ok but when I'm prone it kills me. Need advice on a really soft recoil pad.

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    Unread 06-13-2012, 11:09 PM
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    Re: Recoil is killing me

    Put a limb saver on my T3 SS lite 338WM before I ever shot it and no brake required. It is only 6.6lb naked.
    Good luck.
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    Unread 06-13-2012, 11:13 PM
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    Re: Recoil is killing me

    I agree Limbsaver, and a good brake.
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    Unread 06-13-2012, 11:33 PM
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    Re: Recoil is killing me

    Id say more shooting is the key. But a limbsaver might help too.
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    Unread 06-14-2012, 12:02 AM
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    Re: Recoil is killing me

    Limbsaver or pachmayr.

    Do you have a good brake on the rifle?

    What does it weigh?

    You may need to consider a different stock with adjustable comb and butt plate.
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    Unread 06-14-2012, 06:14 AM
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    Re: Recoil is killing me

    I'd brake it too. Recoil is no fun. +1 on limbsaver. Just be careful not to get solvent on it. You can get a slip on. I keep a couple around when I am working on different customers heavy hitters that aren't braked.

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    Unread 06-14-2012, 07:35 AM
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    Re: Recoil is killing me

    I put one of my 5 port brakes on one for a guy here locally and he liked it much better than the factory brake.
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