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Unread 11-21-2007, 07:44 PM
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Rear Bags

Recently went long range hunting one of the problems we ran into was a rear bag. Ended up using a regular sand bag but it is heavy to carry. What do you use?

Gun also had an A-5 stock. with the flat bottom on the rear stock. I found it took awhile to get everything adjusted right. Would an A-3 stock work better?

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    Unread 11-21-2007, 08:01 PM
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    For a rear bag many use a sock. Fill with something light weight such as plastic beads or cocoa hulls.
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    Unread 11-21-2007, 09:03 PM
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    Here's what I use.
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    What ever you get fill it with "Poly Fil Micro Beads" poly-fil.com

    They won't work w/a sock. Will leak through the mesh.

    If you sew, sew your own or get the wiffie to do it.

    I use a very small stuff bag w/draw string and foam to seal the opening.
    I also filled my rabbit ear sand bag with the stuff.

    BB about laughed me off the mountain when I showed up with my small stuff bag filled with some kind of heavy plastic beads. The poly-fil micro beads knocked 98% of the weight off.
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    Unread 11-21-2007, 09:30 PM
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    Full of Hot Air??????

    I had an idea to try an inflateable plastic ball. Like a small beach ball, or possibly some other kind of kids toy/dog toy. Do you think this will work for back country hunts where weight/size is a concern??? Just an idea......

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    Any of you guys willing to help out a guy from blighty?

    We cant get these poly-beads here would some kind sole buy me enough and post them to me if I get you the $'s first?

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    Unread 11-21-2007, 09:58 PM
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    I use the Triad/Redman rear bag as well. Works great.
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