Nomenclature of the stock to a Shotgun

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Butt
Rear area of the stock that the shooter mounts against the shoulder for firing; normally covered with a metal or plastic butt plate or recoil pad.
Comb
Stocks top edge where the shooters cheek rest.
Grip
"small of the stock" just behind the receiver; the shooter uses the grip and his or her shooting hand for control when fireing or carrying it.
Heel
Top corner of the butt
Recoil Pad
A butt plate, usually rubber, that reduces the effect of the shotguns recoil or "kick"
Toe
The bottom part of the butt