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Sako recoil pad #14307008 11/24/19
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I have a Sako with the worst recoil pad I’ve ever seen. This rifle is kinda cool, because it’s serial # 8.

Will I hurt the value of it to change the recoil pad? I found one that says Sako. It supposed to be a factory Sako pad.



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Last edited by hanco; 11/24/19.

Re: Sako recoil pad [Re: hanco] #14307042 11/24/19
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I’d put the new pad on. If your replacement is not a genuine Sako pad...correct for that rifle, please know that customshopinc.com sells them.


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Re: Sako recoil pad [Re: hanco] #14307436 11/24/19
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The Pachmayr F325 is very close in appearance and a much better pad than the original. Much less $ than Custom Shop gets for the Sako pads as well. If the gun isn't a collector quality rifle I'd run with that.


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Re: Sako recoil pad [Re: hanco] #14307918 11/24/19
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My L691 has a solid rubber pad that really has no give after 25 years. I wear a PAST field shield when I shoot it on the range.

Re: Sako recoil pad [Re: Godogs57] #14308563 11/24/19
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Originally Posted by Godogs57
I’d put the new pad on. If your replacement is not a genuine Sako pad...correct for that rifle, please know that customshopinc.com sells them.



The pic I posted is a customshopinc pad. My pics I’m posting through Postimage aren’t very clear.

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Re: Sako recoil pad [Re: hanco] #14308597 11/24/19
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If it were me I’d switch out the pad but keep the old one in case you ever want to sell it. Serial # 8??

Re: Sako recoil pad [Re: flinger88] #14310272 11/25/19
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Originally Posted by flinger88
If it were me I’d switch out the pad but keep the old one in case you ever want to sell it. Serial # 8??



Yes, the eighth one made! I have number 53 also.


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