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pioneer461 04-03-2008 10:37 PM

Recoil pad
 
I put a new, after market stock with pistol grip on my Mossberg 500, but it came with a very stiff recoil pad. I'm trying to put on a more user friendly recoil pad on the new stock, but none of the ones I find have screw holes that line up with the screw holes in the stock. I put a slip-on pad over it for now, but that kind of sucks and the stock maker is no help. Any ideas?


Dillinger 04-04-2008 12:53 AM

Pioneer - I believe that both Limbsaver & Decelerator will provide you with a template that can be used for "most" applications on an order to fit model. I think you can print them off, compare to your personal application and order direct or through vendors. I personally prefer the Decelerator model, but both of them work well. We don't use the pre-fit ones in the shop, we buy the grind to fit models, but I like the product and have never had any problems with either brand.

You might want to check out this site for the Limbsaver model.

Midway offers a direct replacement for the wood stock, so if your screw holes are the same, this one should work. Designed to fit within .050" tolerance.

Hope that helps.

D

REBEL_GUN_NUT_1922 04-09-2008 12:49 AM

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Originally Posted by pioneer461 (Post 20769)
I put a new, after market stock with pistol grip on my Mossberg 500, but it came with a very stiff recoil pad. I'm trying to put on a more user friendly recoil pad on the new stock, but none of the ones I find have screw holes that line up with the screw holes in the stock. I put a slip-on pad over it for now, but that kind of sucks and the stock maker is no help. Any ideas?


Now thats a very nice gun, I love the love you have for your guns.

pioneer461 04-10-2008 10:18 PM

Dillinger, thanks for the info and advise. I shall check out the info.

Rebel, thank you for your kind words. If you want your guns to take care of you, you must take care of your guns.

Dillinger 06-26-2008 08:56 PM

pioneer - I was going back through some old forums and found this one. Did you ever get the recoil pad changed out on your Mossy?

JD


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