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Old 02-18-2007, 06:28 AM
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Bipod Techinque

Been taking my shots of my pack. Til now talking 500-600yds and one bull at 700yds plus. Normally I can lock up pretty solid, last fall due to the terrain my rest left quite abit to be desired. Never been a big fan of bipods, other than varmint hunting. Just read a post advising a inexperienced LRH like myself to research bipod technique. Would be interested in any info on this subject.
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Old 02-18-2007, 07:06 AM
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Re: Bipod Techinque

Bearless I use a Harris with a firm hold I load the bipod, Push forward into the pod to take up tension. PRACTICE / CONSISTENCY
Go to www.6mmbr.com look up article bugholes from a bipod by froggy
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Old 02-19-2007, 12:39 AM
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Re: Bipod Techinque

Bearless, I'm pleased you asked the question. I've shot my .300 WM off a bipod a bit and groups weren't (too) bad, but I bounced all over making follow through difficult and I'd settle way off where I was aiming, making seeing hits impossible.

I read the "Bugholes from Bipods" (I think it was) by Froggy, and there are a few tips - firm hold and pre-loading the legs, but that from what I saw about sums it up. Which is what Rimfire said.

I'd also like any other tips.

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Old 02-19-2007, 01:22 AM
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Re: Bipod Techinque



The same Rimfire is talking about.

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Old 02-19-2007, 06:13 AM
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Re: Bipod Techinque

Thanks guys. Weather brakes, I'll put in some practice time. I basically use that hard hold method shooting off my pack. Although sometimes I'll do a reach around, depending on the terrain.
Had a pretty good system hunting those sage covered slopes in WY. Went to CO last fall and hunted oak brush for the first time.
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Old 02-19-2007, 06:44 PM
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Re: Bipod Techinque

and how did the oak brush treat ya????? I hate that Dam stuff but it seams that where the elk like to hide, so every year I find myself right in the midde of the thickest patch on the steepest part of the hill LMAO [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]
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Old 02-19-2007, 06:54 PM
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Yea, you're right that where the elk were. Finally found myself a hole in that damm stuff that I could shoot outta. Filled my cow and bull tags. Booked to go back this Oct.
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