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recoil pad question?

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by acss, Jul 26, 2010.

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  1. acss

    acss Well-Known Member Supporting Vendor

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    what is the purpose of a rocker recoil pad?-is it a + or - when on a trapgun?
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    acss Well-Known Member Supporting Vendor

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    what i am asking is- what are the advantages or a downside of putting it on a trapgun?--i can see it on a sporting gun when you have lots of possible downward shots!--is it comfort?
     
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    They were designed with rounded heel and toe, or so I'm told, so that they could be shouldered quickly by sporting clays shooters without snagging on clothing.

    On a trap gun, I find them<UL><li>difficult to shoulder in the same place consistently<LI>unstable in the shoulder pocket when you finally DO get them in the right place<LI>uncomfortable in that they concentrate recoil<LI>really weird looking</UL>

    MK
     
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    acss Well-Known Member Supporting Vendor

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    that consistent placement concerns me!
     
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    BigM-Perazzi Well-Known Member

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    I, on the other hand, find them

    excellent for placing in the same place consistently and extremely comfortable

    I would have no other.

    I have them on my singles/caps and doubles guns.


    Jim Chapman

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    AveragEd Well-Known Member

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    I'm with Jim and have them on all my shotguns. If you're "chesty," they are SO much more comfortable than a concave pad and I've never experienced difficulty with mounting my guns properly.


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    You get the idea.

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    I shot some Gooey rocker pads on my Beretta for awhile. They give a different type mount. Ask Jerry Phillips, he shoots with one (at least I used to see one on his gun)

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    I had used rocker pads for several years and thought they were great. Then I bought a Kick-eez 403 modified trap pad. Best pad I have ever used for shooting trap, period! Mounts to the same place every time.... Just my experience... Dan Thome (Trap2)
     
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    BigM-Perazzi Well-Known Member

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    I have not tried that one. Maybe at the Grand..
     
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    Jim..... Warning! Once you try one, the rocker pad will be history..... Dan
     
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