"As the steel buttplate is steel, narrow, and rather pointed at both ends, one feels the recoil very pointedly..."
Winchester's design team was smoking crack when they designed that stock and put it on the 1895, especially in .405.
Some years ago I fired a .405 with the crescent butt. Pain pain pain!
Winchester also offered a "shotgun" stock on the 1895 that was a lot friendlier to the shoulder.
"The gift which I am sending you is called a dog, and is in fact the most precious and valuable possession of mankind" -Theodorus Gaza
Baby Jesus cries when the fat redneck doesn't have military-grade firepower.