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Old 04-29-2012, 10:10 AM
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Re: The importance of being Solid

Great posts!! I'm in desperate need to change my rear bag situation, I thought a larger yet mushy bag would be better for shooting on odd terrain but I've found once you start looking for game at longer ranges I choose my shooting platform first, heck the game don't have a clue I'm on them so I can choose where to shoot from not be locked into a shooting position that dictates an odd set up.

I shoot with a stock pack, and cut out a huge amount of vertical by loosing the center strap so the rifle can still ride the bag under recoil the same from shot to shot.
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Old 04-29-2012, 10:13 AM
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Ahhhhh Rule number 1 or close to it is having a proper rest and set up. If you don't then quite simply you are wasting your time and ammo period end of story. Everyone should read this thread 5 times lol!!!!
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Old 04-29-2012, 05:25 PM
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Re: The importance of being Solid

interesting read.
i have been wondering about trying the 6-9 bipod. as i hardley ever extend over the 9, using my 9-12. and have been thinking lower than 9 might help.
i did fit bipod spikes and i really like them. i try to just let my body weight rest against them. but using the 9 aiming down hill tends to need a fairly high rear bag. i made one using polystyrene balls.(about 5mm size) i want something light for hunting,but it does tend to be a little mushy even packed tight. but do like the rice idea.
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Broz: What model of RedTac bag and size are you using? Is it the wedge style bag from RedTac - I have never seen/tried them but have been tempted to try one just from the looks of them.
Mine is a tube type about 8" long and 3 1/2" in diameter.

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Re: The importance of being Solid

It really has help shrink my groups this is from sunday almost the same size as saturday morn!
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It really has help shrink my groups this is from sunday almost the same size as saturday morn!
This is what I am talking about. Not only tighter groups , but constantly tighter groups on different outings. It sounds like you are developing a good, repeatable and solid shooting form with consistant anchors. Doing it the same every time and being solid is the key. Once you have " the good Feel" for you hold it will become easy and if something is not right you will feel it is wrong before you brake the trigger.

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Re: The importance of being Solid

So true I back off if it doesnt feel right , like my grip , if I hold my breathing to long ! The wind was gusting Sunday so I was a little off but is helping !
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