Everyone does it a little different but when you are bedding the recoil lug some people use a layer of electrical tape on the front of the recoil lug and on the outside edge.
I have been thinking, that is usually moderately dangerous, but if you have a muzzle brake
on your rifle the recoil will actually be in both directions. First a push to the rear at ignition and then a push to the front when the gasses affect the brake. Wouldn't you want to bed the recoil lug as tight as possible to hold everything tight?
What are your opinions?