The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > The Hide > The Dave McCracken Memorial Shotgun Forum

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old September 8, 2009, 10:16 PM   #1
Hank15
Senior Member
 
Join Date: April 18, 2009
Location: California
Posts: 437
Recoil pad for Ithaca 37 featherlight 20 gauge?

Bought the Ithaca 37 today , and now for the 10 day waiting period.

Brother loves the way it handles but still thinks the recoil will be scary so he'd prefer a rubber recoil pad instead of a metal butt plate.

So what recoil pad do you guys recommend for this gun?

Since I have to install it for him, I'd prefer something that requires minimal fitting.

Thanks in advance
Hank15 is offline  
Old September 8, 2009, 10:37 PM   #2
LHB1
Senior Member
 
Join Date: March 25, 2005
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 1,545
I've installed several recoil pads on some of my rifles and shotguns over the years. My personal favorite is the Pachmayr Decelerator. The pads I used required 1) shortening the stock to fit me properly with pad added, and 2) fitting/shaping/sanding the pad to merge with the contours of the stock. Care is required to avoid dinging the stock when filing/sanding on the recoil pad.
__________________
Good shooting and be safe.
LB

Last edited by LHB1; September 8, 2009 at 10:43 PM.
LHB1 is offline  
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:19 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2014 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent: thefiringline.com
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.05462 seconds with 7 queries