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#####MERCURY RECOIL REDUCERS#####

Discussion in 'Uncategorized Threads' started by alfermann66, Mar 31, 2008.

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  1. alfermann66

    alfermann66 Member

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    They had better...I just bought $110 worth.

    Buz
     
  2. phirel

    phirel TS Member

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    The weight is the key. Also, as the gun moved back into our face/shoulder, the mercury tends to stay in place in the reducer. This causes the front face of the reducer to push against the mercury. If the mercury actually moved forward, as some probably assume, it would counter some recoil. But, this does not happen. The mercury tends to stay in place and the gun moved back against the mercury. The lack of forward movement of the mercury gets us back to simply adding weight.

    Loose shot wrapped in a sealed heavy cloth has worked for me without any problem. Considering the price of shot, this might be an expensive way to add weight, but so is a mercury reducer. I have three of them.

    Pat Ireland
     
  3. redix

    redix TS Member

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    Didn't work on my Browning Broadway & it altered the balance so I couldn't shoot it well.
     
  4. Hap MecTweaks

    Hap MecTweaks Well-Known Member

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    I melt lead in copper tubing of various sizes for adding weight to my shotguns. Can be cut for an exact size hole to fill the space with the desired amount of weight wanted.

    Copper tubing filled with 8 ounces of lead has a different felt recoil than does 8 ounces of mercury. Solid weight is quicker acting in the "felt" department. Hap
     
  5. spitter

    spitter Well-Known Member TS Supporters

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    I use one in my Citori Sporting 32" - helped with the balance and recoil.

    Jay
     
  6. skeeljc

    skeeljc Supporting Vendor Supporting Vendor

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    If the movement of the mercury does not affect felt recoil then how does an auto loader reduce felt recoil compared to an O/U of the same weight? Why does my auto loader feel softer when it has a shell in the magazine compared to no shell in the magazine??

    Jim Skeel
     
  7. gold40

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    I use one on my Citori and think it helps me.

    JERRY
     
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