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#5948841 - 09/27/15 11:49 AM Grind to fit recoil pad recommendation request.
kgmonty Offline
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Registered: 11/17/08
Posts: 21
I need to have two rifles fitted with grind to fit recoil pads. I've tried the pre-fit, but wanted something that fits/looks better. I've also considered doing it myself, but decide to leave it to a professional. Anyone have a recommendation for a gunsmith north of the Dallas? I live in Bonham, but and don't mind driving to get the job done right.

Thanks in advance,

Kris

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#5948889 - 09/27/15 12:13 PM Re: Grind to fit recoil pad recommendation request. [Re: kgmonty]
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Registered: 12/14/08
Posts: 16152
Loc: North Texas - God's Country
I did two. Easy enough with a palm sander and lots of masking tape. Mine came out perfectly. Go slow be careful wrap it up in several layers of tape. Keep wrapping as it gets sanded.
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#5948909 - 09/27/15 12:27 PM Re: Grind to fit recoil pad recommendation request. [Re: kgmonty]
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Registered: 12/31/14
Posts: 340
Loc: Kingsland, TX
Some years back I bought one of these from Harbor Freight to do just 1 recoil pad install. I have done a dozen or more with it since. I even bought a "pad-jig" but later ebayed it away as not needed. With a coupon you can still get the HF sander for $40. All in all, cheaper than 1 gunsmith install.

FWIW

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