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What epoxy to use on recoil pad and HS stock

I am wanting to know what kind of epoxy/glue to use on my HS stock. I am replacing the factory with a Limbsaver. Does anyone have any experience with this?

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    Re: What epoxy to use on recoil pad and HS stock

    I like medium weight super glue. Much faster than epoxy.
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    Chad,

    Will the medium weight super glue bond well with the foam on the HS? Also, how does it compare in regards to shear strength (lateral force) to epoxy's?

    Thanks in advance.
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    Re: What epoxy to use on recoil pad and HS stock

    Well, that's a good question. Short answer, probably not very well. I don't use H/S stocks so forgive my earlier ignorance/answer.

    CA (superglue) usually doesn't lend itself well to foam. There is foam safe stuff but it's not very good-especially for something like this.

    I'd probably go with an epoxy. Something thin so that it'll wick into the foam's pores. Paint a layer on the foam, allow it to cure, then sand/machine it flat again, and then glue your pad to it. This way you have a hard/similar surface for the resin to bond to.

    Good luck.

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    Re: What epoxy to use on recoil pad and HS stock

    Chad,

    Thanks for the tip and advice, I appreciate it.
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    Re: What epoxy to use on recoil pad and HS stock

    I just glued one on a McMillan stock and did the same thing Chad suggested.
    I had some Devcon laying around and used it. Worked fine.
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    Re: What epoxy to use on recoil pad and HS stock

    Ureathane glue ,will stick very well,easy to use ,no mixing, you will be shocked at how little you use,just masking tape the exposed edges of the stock and pad at the joint. Your tuffest job will be securing the pad to the stock as the glue cures..
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