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Unread 03-08-2010, 12:13 AM
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recoil pad

I have a Sako hunter model .270 that is about 25 yrs old. I like the gun but it just seems like the recoil pad doesn't reduce any recoil anymore. I was wondering if these get worn out or is it just me. I shoot alot of Hornady custom loads in 140 gr bullets. If I go to a newer pad what would you guys recommend. I never feel the kick when I am shooting at game but it does wamp at paper. Thanks
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    Unread 03-08-2010, 01:49 AM
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    Re: recoil pad

    At my age it hasn't been the recoil pad that's not working as effectively as it use to, it's me getting more sensitive to recoil. I guess that's what happens as you get older...well at least me. Here's a link you may want to check out:


    Pachmayr&reg Pachmayr your primary source for quality handgun grips and recoil pads
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    Unread 03-08-2010, 04:09 PM
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    Re: recoil pad

    Chas I think your right there. Age is starting to be a factor. I might try one of those slip on pads. Mine is rock hard and I seem to feel a pinch more than the whack.
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    Unread 03-08-2010, 06:01 PM
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    Re: recoil pad

    If it's rock hard it's shot. A good slip on will probably help you out.
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    Unread 03-08-2010, 06:17 PM
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    Re: recoil pad

    Thanks for the input I think I will.
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    Unread 03-08-2010, 06:30 PM
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    Re: recoil pad

    get a new sako pad or even better a simms
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    Unread 03-08-2010, 08:30 PM
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    Re: recoil pad

    I ordered a grind-to-fit KickEEZ recoil pad to put on my old Winchester .30-06 - it arrived here a couple of days ago. The rifle has a blued steel butt plate that is starting to feel more and more like an axe blade. I was hoping to put it on this week but the weather is getting nice so I may go ride a horse or shoot a rifle instead.

    Saw a ground hog dead on the road today. Fresh road kill - starting to think spring ... varmints ...

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