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Old September 2, 2007, 10:01 PM   #1
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Mossberg Silver Reserve 12g

I just recently purchased a Mossberg Silver Reserve 12g and boy did it kick when I shot it. I want to buy a recoil pad and I can't decide between the Kick-eez and Limbsaver. I would like to buy one that is already sized to fit. I'm not too sure what size I would need?
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Old September 3, 2007, 07:25 PM   #2
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Have you given any thought about a slip on one? At least you have a pad until you can decide which you want. Why the trouble picking one or the other?
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Old September 3, 2007, 07:40 PM   #3
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I don't know about O/U's but I have a 12 ga coach gun that kicks like Chuck Norris on steroids. It kicks much worse than my pumps or semi auto"s. I wonder if it is just a charactoristic of double barel shotguns?
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Old September 3, 2007, 08:15 PM   #4
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The Limb Savers are the best pads but don't know if they make a exact fit for the silver reserve or not, might check their web site
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Old September 4, 2007, 02:25 PM   #5
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What type of shells were you using??

I have used 2-3/4" Federal 1oz 1350fps shells for sporting clays, 100 targets in about 2 - 2-1/2" hours in a polo shirt, no problems.

"Gun Fit" also has a lot to do with felt recoil, if you are not shouldering the gun properly, it might beat you up. Have someone wattch you for a few shots and see if they can detect a problem with yout form.

In addition to the recoil pad, you can add weight to the stock and that will help.

Good Luck!!
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