I'd like to introduce myself. My name is John, and I'm posting from PA. I am the proud owner of a Super Nova in black synthetic with 28" vent rib barrell. I just got the Supernova a month ago, and will use it for trap shooting primarilly. Today was the first time Iv'e had it out, and shot 3 rounds of trap. And yeah, I know the Supernova isn't a dedicated trap gun, but those were out of my price range. Of the pump guns I looked at, this one fit me the best off the shelf. Once I got the stock fitted with the right shims I was able to break 20 of the 25 clays on the 3rd round. Not too bad for my first time I hope.
I also have a Nova tactical with standard stock and ghost rings. It's the defense configuration on Benelli's site. Had this one for a while, and whenever I shoot slugs or a lot of buckshot, my shoulder gets a tad sore from the brick-like recoil pad it comes with. After firing off many boxes of both slugs and 00 buck durring recent tactical training, I was sore for some time. And this gun can't be shimmed for the ideal fit due to the solid stock/ receiver. It does come up very close to where it should be ideally all ready however, so I think I just need to try a more cushioned recoil pad. The Limsaver pad looks like just the ticket, and I know many people here have tried them. I was wondering if anyone has put one on their nova, and if so which pad did you use? It looks like the 10400 or 10401 fits the Nova, but it says "non Tactical" on the web site. I'm wondering if they mean non pistol grip stocks only. My stock appears to be the same as the field gun stocks, and the template is pretty darn close, I just can't find any local shops where there in stock, so it will have to be ordered in. No way to compare it to the current one side by side. And lastly, I can't figure out if there's any difference between the 10400 and 10401 pad. I know that's a bunch of questions, I'm just hoping someone might know for sure before I place an order.
Thanks in advance for any advice/ wisdom,