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#3179717 - 07/25/09 12:53 PM Decelerator recoil pad for Ruger no. 1?
maddog Offline
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Does Pachmyer make a decelerator pre-fit pad for a Ruger No. 1? or do you need to get one of the grind-to-fit pads? Also, do they make any in red, rather than black?

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#3179825 - 07/25/09 01:50 PM Re: Decelerator recoil pad for Ruger no. 1? [Re: maddog]
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can't answer your question as to a pre fit but the last time i needed a red pad it was only available in the medium size.

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#3179827 - 07/25/09 01:50 PM Re: Decelerator recoil pad for Ruger no. 1? [Re: maddog]
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maddog,

Pachmayr does not make a pre-fit for a Ruger #1, AFAiK. Yes RED decelerator pads are available from Brownell's. I don't like to put them on #1's because they require that the stock must be cut... Unless you are 7 ft tall and have gorilla arms...

I have one on a #1 that was already shortened when I purchased it. Looks real nice. Hope this helps...

GH
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#3179878 - 07/25/09 02:21 PM Re: Decelerator recoil pad for Ruger no. 1? [Re: Grasshopper]
maddog Offline
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Well, I won't do anything until the gun gets here, and I shoot it a few times. I've got a fairly long LOP. I'm just checking ahead on a lot of things.

maddog

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#3180485 - 07/25/09 07:34 PM Re: Decelerator recoil pad for Ruger no. 1? [Re: maddog]
GuyM Offline
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This Decelerator pad was on my .375 which I purchased used. It works great!





I suspect it was a grind-to-fit pad, and the installation looks good.

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#3180653 - 07/25/09 09:34 PM Re: Decelerator recoil pad for Ruger no. 1? [Re: GuyM]
maddog Offline
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Guy, SWEET! That is probably what I'll be looking for on the Ruger no. 1.

maddog

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#3180772 - 07/25/09 10:36 PM Re: Decelerator recoil pad for Ruger no. 1? [Re: maddog]
Oregon45 Offline
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Here's a pic of the Red decelerator I had installed on my #1 in 450/400. It is a 1" pad and I didn't have the stock cut so the LOP increased by .5". I don't find this to be a problem and I am only 5' 11" with average length arms. I like the longer LOP for off-hand shooting, which is all I do with this gun.




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#3181123 - 07/26/09 01:04 AM Re: Decelerator recoil pad for Ruger no. 1? [Re: Oregon45]
maddog Offline
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Oregon45, was that a grind to fit, or a pre fit pad, also what size?

maddog

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#3181183 - 07/26/09 01:24 AM Re: Decelerator recoil pad for Ruger no. 1? [Re: maddog]
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Edited by Oregon45 (07/26/09 01:30 AM)

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#3182197 - 07/26/09 02:57 PM Re: Decelerator recoil pad for Ruger no. 1? [Re: Oregon45]
maddog Offline
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I just saved that link, and will contact them, when I get the rifle.

maddog

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