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#5533789 - 01/10/15 09:07 PM Cost for recoil pad
postoak Offline
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What do gunsmiths charge these days to install a recoil pad (not counting the pad cost)?
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#5533885 - 01/10/15 09:38 PM Re: Cost for recoil pad [Re: postoak]
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Is it going into a stock that has never had a recoil pad on it? If it has one on it now, just find one that fits.
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#5533917 - 01/10/15 09:47 PM Re: Cost for recoil pad [Re: postoak]
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$60 plus cost of pad. Another $50 if it's a limbsaver.


Edited by TDK (01/10/15 09:48 PM)
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#5533945 - 01/10/15 09:59 PM Re: Cost for recoil pad [Re: postoak]
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Thanks! What about a limbsaver makes it more expensive to install?
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#5534122 - 01/11/15 12:52 AM Re: Cost for recoil pad [Re: postoak]
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Nothing really...that's more my way of saying I don't like installing them to my customers. Rubber is too soft and leads to issues in the grinding process and issues down the road.
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#5534171 - 01/11/15 06:05 AM Re: Cost for recoil pad [Re: postoak]
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Great info, thanks!
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#5534443 - 01/11/15 10:19 AM Re: Cost for recoil pad [Re: postoak]
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Limb saver slip-on is $19.97 at Walmart.
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#5534507 - 01/11/15 10:44 AM Re: Cost for recoil pad [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
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Originally Posted By: QuitShootinYoungBucks
Limb saver slip-on is $19.97 at Walmart.


Thanks, but I don't like the looks of a slip-on.
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#5534513 - 01/11/15 10:46 AM Re: Cost for recoil pad [Re: postoak]
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What gun are you putting it on?
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#5534516 - 01/11/15 10:47 AM Re: Cost for recoil pad [Re: postoak]
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Of the recoil pads I have, preference is Decelerator and Kick-ez. Both grind to fit better than Limbsavers. I do have a couple limbsavers on shotguns with synthetic stocks but those were "fit" to just screw on.

One I have not tried RWH24 has it in his sigline, might check with them.
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#5535785 - 01/11/15 04:09 PM Re: Cost for recoil pad [Re: postoak]
RWH24 Offline
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Some limbsavers are prefit for certain stocks. I love my Kick-eez pads. Same stuff used in shoe in-soles..
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