Try one and you will agree! Go To Topic Listing Clays. You'll see the with a pistol grip design more to your liking, compared to the traditional styles. Click Picture to Enlarge. The reduction in recoil is achieved through a combination of the very comfortable pistol grip putting some of the recoil in your hand instead of all in your shoulder and the really thick butt pad on the stock. Fits most 12 Gauge Shotguns.
Turkey-Hunting Dilemma: Does A Thumbhole Give You an Edge?
The forend is where the Heritage deviates from the Prairie Hunter. The Blaster features a comfortable hand-conforming thumbhole and forend to greatly assist in the accuracy of shooting. I really dislike the thumbhole stocks. In the multiple-shot tests using the lighter Federal loads, the thumbhole-stock shotgun was clearly not as smooth and fast to operate as the standard model. Factory fit stocks, whether finished or unfinished, typically can be bolted to your firearm with no fitting needed. On the plus side, the model did come equipped with a ported Accu-Choke in XX-Full that seemed to help reduce recoil.
We have put together a thread with tips and a tutorial video to help with using the new software. We also have many good used stocks. If money is not a issue buy a new one. Sorry to hear about your stroke. Laminated Pepper or Nutmeg.