Originally Posted by sinarms
I would swap the stock out to a laminate or a B&C duramaxx or medalist. Put a varmint contour barrel on and add a muzzle break a long with shooting 120gr bullets it will bring it down to almost 204 recoil.
That would be a welcome change. I'm sure the brake would have a big impact but I'm not sure I want the increase in noise.
From the replies it sounds like I'm on the right track; I'll report on the changes as I go. I'm going to order a barrel from Sharp Shooter Supply and take it from there.
Thanks for all the replies.