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Old December 30, 2010, 01:27 AM   #1
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8mm Mauser recoil pad

Ok everyone, here is the stupid question of the day.

I have a 8mm Czech Mauser that I love to shoot. Unfortunately, I seem to have a wussy shoulder, and it doesn't like to put up with the recoil.

Has anyone found a decent recoil pad for this rifle? I would prefer something that replaces the steel butt plate on the rifle rather than a slip on model. Any input would be greatly appreciated.
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Old December 30, 2010, 02:12 PM   #2
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I made one out of a flip flop pad for my 98. After a rough cut I mounted it using two washers installed in razor cuts inside the flip flop pad and the screws used for the metal butt plate. I taped the wood with masking tape and sanded the flip flop pad for finish. It's not the neatest job ever, but it's not jarring to the eye.
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Old December 30, 2010, 03:25 PM   #3
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Limbsaver has a good slip on pad.
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Old December 31, 2010, 09:39 AM   #4
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The medium Galco pad fits the 8mm Mausers perfectly. I don't leave home without it.



It also fits Enfields and Swiss K-31's.
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Old December 31, 2010, 01:53 PM   #5
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I have a limbsaver on my 24/47 in 8mm

It works well
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