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    If you can find a gunsmith that will fit one, its worth it. There are also plenty of do it your self videos. Not sure if you have a good one in Tauranga, maybe DPT in Hamilton might be able to help.
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    I made some changes to a rifle a while ago and fitted a new stock with a limbsaver, and a different suppressor. The result was a significant reduction in recoil. But with three different variables it’s hard to know how much of a role the limbsaver played. My gut feeling is that 50% of the recoil reduction can be attributed to the limbsaver and 50% to the stock. I doubt that switching from a gunworks to a dpt had any real effect on recoil (the GW should arguably be better as it’s heavier)

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    Ken Henderson uses pachmeyer recoil pads,very light but the limbsaver on my A7 made a huge difference.

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    Thanks for the replies. I've ordered a Microcell pad as I've had good experience with them in the past. I'll fit it when it arrives and report back for anyone who may be interested.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dazzh View Post
    Thanks for the replies. I've ordered a Microcell pad as I've had good experience with them in the past. I'll fit it when it arrives and report back for anyone who may be interested.
    Nice, ive just checked and thats whats on both the Ken Henderson Hi-tec stocks i have and same as what i put on another stock my self.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dazzh View Post
    Makros, do you have a limbsaver on a rifle? If so do you notice a difference in muzzle jump? assuming that was a problem.
    You've forgotten...'Please' once again. Perhaps you are a tad impolite.

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    Quote Originally Posted by outlander View Post
    You've forgotten...'Please' once again. Perhaps you are a tad impolite.
    Maybe just a tad. I blame my parents. Thank goodness neither of them are on here! This place would go to pieces.
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    Got Limbsavers on a few of mine. work really well. Never had any issues with them.

 

 

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