Need help as I am out of ideas. I have a Remington LVSF with a R3 recoil pad that went gummy and sticky. Seems to be a common thing when you look on the internet as they had a bad batch of rubber for a spell. Called Remington and they sent me a new replacement right out.....no problem. But, I received it today and when I removed the two screws from the old one to swap them out, I cannot get the pad to separate from the stock. I have tried pecking around it with a small plastic hammer and heating the stock and pulling with a large pair of pliers. I can't get it to budge and don't want to pry between the pad and the stock for fear of chipping my stock. Anybody got a cure for this?