recoil pad

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by gonewest, Mar 7, 2010.

  1. gonewest

    gonewest Well-Known Member

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    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
     
  2. Chas1

    Chas1 Well-Known Member

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  3. gonewest

    gonewest Well-Known Member

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    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.
     
  4. Chas1

    Chas1 Well-Known Member

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    If it's rock hard it's shot. A good slip on will probably help you out.
     
  5. gonewest

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    Thanks for the input I think I will.
     
  6. dud

    dud Well-Known Member

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    get a new sako pad or even better a simms
     
  7. Fitch

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    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 ...

    Fitch
     
  8. winmag

    winmag Well-Known Member

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    LIMB SAVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!They work wonders!!!
     
  9. dud

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    got two hogs today the males are moving lookin for some nookie.ruined thier day
     
  10. sniperjwt

    sniperjwt Well-Known Member

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    Get the limbsavers recoil pad they work wonders. I got one for my Mod 70 30-06 a couple years back because i got to where i could not stand to shoot it off the bench. I put one of those pads on it and now i can shoot it all day long. Check them out.

    LimbSaver : Products : Precision-Fit Recoil Pad
     
  11. sniperjwt

    sniperjwt Well-Known Member

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    not sure but i think you might have posted that in the wrong place:D
     
  12. gonewest

    gonewest Well-Known Member

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    Limbsavers it is!!! Thanks for the tips.
     
  13. sniperjwt

    sniperjwt Well-Known Member

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    Good choice I don't think you will be dissapointed