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Old August 12, 2012, 03:10 PM   #26
Brian Pfleuger
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Join Date: June 25, 2008
Location: Central, Southern NY, USA
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.308 is more recoil that I like, I know that much. Other people might shoot it all day. It's just not fun for me.

Of course, I've been deer hunting with 12ga slugs my entire life and shooting 12ga since I was 12 or so. I guess I've had my fill of guns that beat me up and don't do anything that I can get with a lot less recoil.

That said, a good recoil pad and/or padded jacket as mentioned by others will do wonders.
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