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recoil

 [re-koyl´]
1. to pull back quickly, such as towards a resting position upon removal of a strong opposing force.
2. (re´koil) a pulling back quickly.
elastic recoil the ability of a stretched elastic object or organ, such as the lung or bladder, to return to its resting position. See also elastance.

recoil

(rē′koil″, rĭ-koil′) [ME. recoilen]
The springing back of body tissues to their relaxed state after they have been squeezed or compressed.
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It has the best weapon stability, but exchanges that for a high recoil; especially vertical recoil.
And, it allows the recoil spring to run the full length of the top.
Gas is forced forward and away from the shooter, reducing muzzle climb and recoil. MSRP: $69.99
In short, the weight of the moving parts in the recoil system have been minimized while solid mechanical linkages--such as action arms--between the piston and bolt carrier have been eliminated.
If you are using light loads already and the recoil is still too much, you can reduce recoil by increasing the weight of your shotgun.
Mini Vara, business development manager for Total Recoil, said: "Manchester will be our flagship site but we're looking to spread all over the UK.
In my experience, rifles with intermediate gas systems shoot softer and present less felt recoil. This is what you desire if you want faster follow-up shots when shooting with a magnified optic.
Ace said Recoil's reclamation facility located southeast of Midland immediately expands the company's footprint alongside its reclamation facility located on the southwest side of Odessa.
But what isn't known, at least to my knowledge, is if there are any long-term or cumulative effects to recoil. We now know there can be long-term consequences from repeated head trauma, as in contact sports, but the impact from most levels of recoil aren't even close to a helmet-to-helmet encounter or a combination punch from a talented boxer.
We started with a high-volume shooting test to judge recoil impulse, ergonomics, and reliability.
Getting down to brass tacks, I took a 7 1/4-pound Benelli Super Black Eagle II complete with ComforTech stock, cushioned comb and soft recoil pad to test the 3 1/2 against little brother, the 3-inch shell.