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KICK-EEZ Recoil Pad Question

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by Easystreet, Dec 19, 2008.

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  1. Easystreet

    Easystreet Well-Known Member

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    I have a Kick-Eez recoil pad on one of my shotguns. I want to reduce the LOP slightly (about 1/8" to 1/4") without cutting the stock. My question is can I somehow grind off about 1/8" to 1/4" off the END of the pad? If so, what is the best way to do it?

    Easystreet
     
  2. Andy44

    Andy44 Active Member

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    Some pads have hollow cavities inside which may open up if you grind anything off a surface other than the sides. Not sure about Kick-eez pads; they feel pretty solid but.....? If you want to grind pads, a belt or disc sander with 80 ~ 120 grit is pretty much the way to go.

    AndyH
     
  3. skeeljc

    skeeljc Supporting Vendor Supporting Vendor

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    By grinding the end of the pad you will remove the molded surface finish. This could cause the pad to split later.

    Kick-EEZ makes different thickness pads. You could have a thinner pad installed. If you do decide to cut the stock you can re-fit the current pad.

    1/8" is almost impossible to detect. I would fit a thinner pad for a 1/4" reduction. That way you can go to a thicker pad if you want to increase the LOP later.

    Jim Skeel
     
  4. ou.3200

    ou.3200 Well-Known Member

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    Here is a website that shows the thicknesses of Kickeez pads that are avaliable.

    http://www.midwestgunworks.com/page/mgwi/PROD/kick-eez-recoil-pads/kick-eez-300-series
     
  5. whiz white

    whiz white Strong Supporter of Trapshooting Banned

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    I bought out Kick-Eez's red pads and have some in different thicknesses. I sell them for $29.95 each and some minimal postage.

    Here's a small selection of what I have.

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    Whiz White
     
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