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I inherited a Beretta Silver Snipe in 12g. Got out and shot it this last weekend. Put between 50-75 rounds down the pipes. My shoulder is toasted!! My question is, is there a butt-stock pad upgrade that will cushion the blow a little? It has a Packmyer tan rubber one on there now (may be stock) but I have 0 experience in the shotty realm. I see there are a bunch of aftermarket replacements out there and I'm just wondering if a new one would even make an ounce of difference of If I need to just beef up a bit..lol

The gun shot great by the way. I was smashing clays like a mad man and even took a handful of dollar bills off 3 other shooters in some friendly competition.

My shoulder is bruised but I can't wait to get back out and shoot some more. I also shot 2 rounds of 00buck at a empty clay bird box about 30-40 yards away and put just about all the pellets on target.
 

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Thanks guys!! I also read that using 1oz or smaller loads will reduce the felt recoil tremendously. I'm thinking if I combo the limb-saver and some 1oz or 7/8oz shot I will be able to shoot all day. BUT.. I don't want to sacrifice accuracy or anything. More testing required.
 

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Shoot the lighter loads in it will help. These are field guns for fast wing shooting. Light and quick. You could send it to me and I'll send you a pump shotgun.
 

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I hear you LoneStar. They shoot like a dream. Even this old bird gun knocks the clays down like a beast.

Charles, you are a crazy man.. lol. I do want a pump but not at the expense of my sweet baby.

Thanks for the info guys. I will be trying out the lighter loads and then moving to the new stock pad if it's still busting me up.
 

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Never thought of that. I'll have to toss that into the mix.

Just to be clear: You mean, pull with the forward hand and push with grip/trigger hand correct?
 

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Never thought of that. I'll have to toss that into the mix.

Just to be clear: You mean, pull with the forward hand and push with grip/trigger hand correct?
Push away from you with the forward hand and pull into your shoulder with your rearward/trigger hand. Try for a 60/40 push/pull balance. It'll take you a while to get used to mounting this way, but once you do you'll love it.
 

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Well I'm not exactly sure why all 13 post on here are from the same person but, O.K. If your gun is beating your shoulder up you need to change the pitch on the rear of the stock. You can buy some angled shims from Brownells and place them between the recoil pad and the heel of the stock. As you change the pitch you will feel the recoil lighten up if you are going in the right direction. For most people that is usually adding the shim under the top screw in the recoil pad. A little experimentation will usually lead to a very comfortable fit with out any felt recoil.

I shoot my Beretta 687 SP IV O/U competitively. I shoot an average of 400 targets per weekend. I do not feel any recoil nor does the gun bruise my shoulder. Once you get it to fit right you will be amazed at how little recoil you feel.

Also, Kickeze makes recoil pads that absorb up to 98% of felt recoil. If yuo want to shoot a lot, get one of these!

Skiff
 

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from what iam told, they were all copied from another website to make the new site look busy skiff...look at the dates on some of them!
basically we are talking to ghosts anywhere on this website.
check any forum and youll see what i mean.
 

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from what iam told, they were all copied from another website to make the new site look busy skiff...look at the dates on some of them!
basically we are talking to ghosts anywhere on this website.
check any forum and youll see what i mean.
Thanks. I was surfing around this forum today and found a post that said this forum was composed of a lot of posts from an earlier version or from another forum. In order to transfer the posts they used one moderators username for all of them.

It's a bit confusing at first but not a big deal. Thanks for the info!
 

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Buy a case of 100 target rounds from Walmart and try those out. They are usually 7/8 oz and light kickers. I switched from a fixed breech gun to a semi-auto for lower recoil.
 

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rip...2 year old post. fyi.
 
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