I'm doing the same thing, mine should be done later this week. I'll let you know how it goes. The whole gun should weigh less than 8 pounds and has a 1 inch Pachmayer Decelerator.
As far as my personal recoil tolerance, I didn't like my .300 Ultra Mag, but could deal with it, if that helps any. I'm not planning on putting a muzzle brake on this gun. I suspect recoil should be similar to a .338.
I often use fresh earth dryer sheets while drying my clothes, after washing them in scent free soap. At some point I started putting these dryer sheets in the plastic tubs that I store my hunting clothes in. This seems to work very will. Anytime I pull my clothes out of the box they reek of fresh earth.
I'm too tight to be buying a bunch of scent loc, which I don't believe in. So this is a good and cheap alternative. I like it so much I even toss one in my backpack to help cover the...