Heel plate

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the butt plate of a gun.

See also: Heel

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Operators no longer have to rely on heavy key wedge or heel plate style sidelines to lock the dies in place.
Distinct design elements include: I Heart UGG logo heel plate, a red heart rivet on every piece of footwear, distinct "Kiss" stitching on seams and, of course, a cell phone pocket in select boots.
The Weatherby buttstock is nicely finished off with a rigid rubber recoil pad incorporating a smooth plastic heel plate, which prevents the butt from snagging on your clothing as you mount the gun.