Hogue recoil pads are superior to other pads in many ways! Soft elastomer pad material soaks up recoil but grinds easily and and finishes cleanly. Exclusive base plate material is permanently bonded to the recoil pad . Super strong without metal reinforcment to run into while grinding . Doesn't crack or check. Extremely rigid material eliminates gaps caused by bending and warping. Cupped mating surface ensures a perfect no-gap fit to the stock every time. Grind to fit pads are available in small, medium and large and pre-sized pads are available pre-ground to fit most popular rifles. Pads come with all the necessary hardware and are easy to install.