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Unread 01-27-2006, 12:09 PM
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I have a couple of Harris bipods that see a lot of use. I stumbled across another brand, Shooters Ridge; they appear to be very similar to Harris but are significantly less expensive. Any opinions or experience with this brand?

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Unread 01-27-2006, 12:38 PM
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Re: Bipods

They're a Chinese copy I believe ...enough said [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img]
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Unread 01-27-2006, 01:08 PM
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Re: Bipods

I use one on my VLS, and while its not a Harris, its not terrible. But you do get what you pay for in the end. I have Harris on my other rifles and when I remember 2, I'll replace the Outers one. I meant to a few weeks ago but got sidetracked buying ammo [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smirk.gif[/img] Come to think of it, the only reason I got this copy was because Gander didnt have any Harris in stock, and I needed something seeing as all my other rifles would also be in use the next day. I didnt want to keep switching Bipods from others rifles thruout the day. Its been a year and I havent replaced it yet *sigh*
Poor mans LR rifle=Rem 700P.308/Elite 4200 6-24x50/Millet base/Burris Xtreme rings/Eagle stockpack/Harris 9-13" bipod
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Unread 01-27-2006, 01:10 PM
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Re: Bipods

DONT DO IT! Have herad of several guys breaking them pretty easily...junk metal!!!

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Unread 01-27-2006, 06:34 PM
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Re: Bipods

Ditto jb1000br. I asked this same question to some sporting store staff and one said his lasted 5 hunting trips before it started failing.
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Unread 01-27-2006, 07:11 PM
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Re: Bipods

mine also fell apart.
I dont know who ever came up with the imaganary word of "Over Gunned"
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Unread 01-28-2006, 12:07 AM
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Re: Bipods

Well I'll be damn'd [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/shocked.gif[/img]

Looked at what I have, don't recall brand name but a quick search revealed "Made in China". That erks my nerves [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/mad.gif[/img]

So Harris aren't made in China?

That settles it, in my book [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/mad.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/mad.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/mad.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/mad.gif[/img]
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