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Recoil reducer from 1960's

Discussion in 'Uncategorized Threads' started by Porcupine, May 20, 2008.

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  1. Porcupine

    Porcupine Active Member

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    While replacing the butt pad on my 1960 Browning Broadway, I removed a recoil reducer from the stock. The label had been torn so I don't know who the manufacturer was. On one end, though, is a large adjustment screw. Is this enough info to identify this recoil reducer? Is there mercury inside? Who makes the best recoil reducer now? Thanks.

    LA
     
  2. phirel

    phirel TS Member

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    LA- Sounds like an Edwards reducer. It operates with a weight and a spring, no mercury.

    Today, the Precision Fit Stock is the best recoil reducer.

    Pat Ireland
     
  3. AJ100

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    1960's?

    Me thinks Edwards. Does it look like the Edwards in the pic?

    AJ100
     
  4. TOOLMAKER 251

    TOOLMAKER 251 Active Member

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    I have several bear traps and there is no slot on the end. There is a socket head allen screw on the larger end of the bear trap reducer. What you have is a Edwards reducer.
     
  5. Ed Y

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    Edwards and the slot was an indicator as to weather it was installed for a right or left handed shooter. Operates with spring and weights.

    Ed Yanchok
     
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