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Unread 05-09-2023, 11:29 PM   #11
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The pad has already been sold.
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Unread 05-09-2023, 11:57 PM   #12
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I just had recoil pads installed on 3 shotguns 2 weeks ago. Shown here for comparison.
Ps don't tell my wife I laid the guns on our bed she doesnt approve.
Vintage new old stock NOSHOC on the Parker
Vintage used original Jostam on the model 12
New Galazan solid red pad on the Lefever.
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Originally Posted by Brian Dudley View Post
If you want function and comfort. A kick-eez would be your best option overall. They are the best recoil adsorbing pad that also fits/grinds well. Pads like limbsavers and gooey are a pain to cleanly grind and install.

Kick-eez used to offer a darker red color that looked very good on an old gun. If you can find one, it would be a good compromise. I think I may have one or two here. They do make a bright red as well. But it can be a little loud.

If you want truly traditional the best options for comfort would be a heart vent Hawkins or a jostom anti-flinch or hy-gun. These are all ventilated and are period correct depending on your guns year of manufacture.

Solid pads like silvers or noshocs are safe options for a period pad. But they offer the least comfort. Original noshocs are softer than reproductions.

Ultimately, anything will be better than that whiteline. Every one of those should be put right in the garbage.

Iím a big fan of heart vent Hawkins pads, I like the color and the design. The Hawkins rifle pad with the straight slots, not so much. Hawkins also made a smaller/slimmer heart vent pad which I think look great on a 28 or 410 if extra LOP is needed.

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PS. Nice set of arms there Phil and a perfect place for a photo
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