Cheek Pad for the 8

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Cheek Pad for the 8

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A little something I found to make scope use on the ole springpole more comfy. A Garand cheek pad from Midway. The leather is new and very stiff, making installation a pain. But it gets the eye in line with the scope without craning the neck.
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I like the non-permanent mods that can always be removed and the rifle returned to stock config if necessary. Great little addition! My dad once had the same pad on a Springfield M1A and liked it. Bet that's a comfortable shooter!
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81police wrote:
Fri Mar 13, 2020 6:30 am
I like the non-permanent mods that can always be removed and the rifle returned to stock config if necessary. Great little addition! My dad once had the same pad on a Springfield M1A and liked it. Bet that's a comfortable shooter!
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I am thinking about getting a cheek pad for my scoped 81. How did the Garand pad end up working for you?

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MinnesotaDan wrote:
Wed Feb 17, 2021 10:49 am
I am thinking about getting a cheek pad for my scoped 81. How did the Garand pad end up working for you?
Worked quite well. Keeps the head over to the left about an inch and that makes the scope much more comfortable to use.
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Good to know. I will get one, and try to remember to post a picture once it get it installed.

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It does make it easier to use the scope. Thanks.

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MinnesotaDan wrote:
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It does make it easier to use the scope. Thanks.
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