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Old 10-18-2013, 10:44 AM
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Atlas bypod

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I may be way out of line here but I have got to say that I believe that the ATLAS BYPODS are grossly overpriced??

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Old 10-18-2013, 07:24 PM
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Re: Atlas bypod

From what I hear and read, the Atlas Bi-pods are generally considered to be a good value (high performance, high price). Do you have one that you feel is not worth the $$?. I will be considering an Atlas for my next rifle, and would be interested in why you think they don't measure up.

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Old 10-18-2013, 08:49 PM
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Re: Atlas bypod

If you have one Ill give you $100 for it
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Old 10-18-2013, 10:47 PM
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Re: Atlas bypod

Not out of line... Just don't buy one. Buy a Caldwell or Harris or whatever gets you going. A lot of guys like them; you don't have to agree (and Atlas vs Harris has been beat to a pulp).
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Re: Atlas bypod

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I may be way out of line here but I have got to say that I believe that the ATLAS BYPODS are grossly overpriced??

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Yup! I felt like it needed rebuilt as soon as I mounted it on a rifle.
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Old 10-20-2013, 07:23 PM
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Re: Atlas bypod

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Yup! I felt like it needed rebuilt as soon as I mounted it on a rifle.
No kidding? I've seen nothing but love for the Atlas. Do you feel the quality isn't there, or is it more the way it's made just doesn't fit your needs?

Curious as I have a bi-pod that I like, but was looking at an Atlas for a new rifle based on all the good reviews. Maybe I'm better off going with what I know...
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Old 10-20-2013, 08:42 PM
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Re: Atlas bypod

I tried both Atlas and Harris on the same ELR rifle for a number of field shooting days. I am back to the Harris. The Atlas is a cool looking unit but I didn't care for the fore and aft slack in it. Measurably more and a pain if you are on a slope prone shooting up hill. This slack increases with height and even more with the 3" extensions. There are many shooters that swear by the Atlas, but there are also some that used them and went back to the Harris.

That said I hear Atlas is working on a bipod for heavier long range rifle with ELR in mind. I look forward to trying one of the ELR improved units.

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