It sounds like you have a combo. I have done lots of work on balance, and adding weight to my combo. I highly suggest you mark where your combo balances with the O/U. Then add your desired weight to your single. I found out the weight needs to be in front of the tube for the proper balance. It is for that reason I use a clamp on weight. Weighting the single barrel is most likely the best move I made to improve performance.
GS, Yes, it's a combo. I was thinking of using one of those chamber insert weights in the tube to further reduce recoil. I have a 14 oz. weight in the stock now. The factory recoil reducer has been removed. Not sure how it would effect the balance, or how it would compare to the o/u barrel in balance and weight. Single is 34", o/u's are 32".
Hi Ny-trap, Well I have a custom stock on my plus. The reason for weighting my plus was I always thought my single felt a little "whippy" And I thought I shot the O/U better, and it felt better. What I did was to put a metal rod in a vice close the gun with the O/U on, and put the gun on the rod to see where the balance point was. WOW was I suprized. Not even close to the single. So I added weight to the Barrel of the single until I found the same balance point. Since then I have never looked back, and even though I was a solid A shooter at the time, since Then I have been AA the last two years. If you have more questions I would be happy to answer. Shoot me an email, [email protected]