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#3298828 - 07/22/13 03:02 PM Recoil pad for Remington model 78
dh1984
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I shot my remington 78 30-06 today to sight it in and after the first 3 my shoulder looked like a punching bag.

so which recoil pad would you tell someone to get it and install it on their gun?
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#3298862 - 07/22/13 03:32 PM Re: Recoil pad for Remington model 78 [Re: dh1984]
Plateau Hunter
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It is sighted in now(good shooting) so just leave it alone and kill some deer. You will not notice recoil when shooting a deer. Heck you will barely notice the sound \:\) ime.
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#3298873 - 07/22/13 03:39 PM Re: Recoil pad for Remington model 78 [Re: Plateau Hunter]
1shot1kill
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If its causing you to flinch and anticipate the shot you need to replace it. I would suggest Limbsavers Precision Fit recoil pad. Made in the USA and will reduce the felt recoil. I had to put one on my Thomson Encore when I bought a 20" 12 gauge rifled barrel for it. It was a beast, but the recoil pad really tamed it down for me. Good Luck!


http://www.limbsaver.com/firearms/recoil.php#precision


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#3298879 - 07/22/13 03:45 PM Re: Recoil pad for Remington model 78 [Re: 1shot1kill]
dh1984
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Yeah its sighted in and ready to go now.I might get one before season and put it on.
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#3298913 - 07/22/13 04:14 PM Re: Recoil pad for Remington model 78 [Re: dh1984]
Rubberduck270
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Just pick up one of the Slip On Limbsaver pads at WalMart. Roughly $20 or so. Keep in mind it will make the length of pull longer and you may have to slide your scope back to compensate, thus needing to re-zero your gun.

Or you could put your Big Girl panties on and just suck it up. Be a Man! Rub some dirt on it! \:D
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#3298923 - 07/22/13 04:26 PM Re: Recoil pad for Remington model 78 [Re: Rubberduck270]
dh1984
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\:D that's what i was thinking too. so i'll just suck it up every time i shoot a deer this coming up season.
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#3299505 - 07/23/13 08:32 AM Re: Recoil pad for Remington model 78 [Re: dh1984]
BMan
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Limbsaver, hands down.
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#3299533 - 07/23/13 08:53 AM Re: Recoil pad for Remington model 78 [Re: BMan]
Rubberduck270
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To help with recoil when sighting in you might want to look into a Leadsled or some other type of rest. But keep in mind that shots fired from a leadsled don't count as trigger time. You still need to practice shooting in "hunting" positions but that can be done with a .22 or other plinking caliber.
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#3301251 - 07/24/13 09:07 PM Re: Recoil pad for Remington model 78 [Re: Rubberduck270]
Greg M
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Kick-Eez grind to fit. Hands down.
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