Originally Posted by NeilM
BFTA rules state that the surface of any hamster must be flat, so knee pads offer a bit of padding to make the point of contact larger and if they are rubberised, more grippy.
Wrong I'm afraid Neil. The surface of the pad
on which the stock rests must be flat. Hamsters/fore ends don't need to be flat. They are part of the stock.
Perhaps this is one which we (the shooter's committee) need to make clear as it's often misinterpreted.