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Old 11-27-2013, 12:02 AM
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Bipod

Remington 700, glass bedded laminate stock, Leupold VXI 3-9X40

Around here I am firing at a maximum of 200 yards, and I usually sight in at roughly 115. Here is my question; in some places I have the ability to use a bipod (which I really like, I can make a well placed shot and have no doubts when i pull the trigger) but sometimes a sling is more fitting. If I sight it in using a bipod will my POI change when switching to sling, or vise versa? Just starting out and trying to get my head on straight about all this! Thanks in advance
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Old 11-27-2013, 10:17 PM
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Re: Bipod

Some people will say different shooting positions while using a bipod will change the POI...
So it stands to reason that they would think a totally different set-up would change the POI.

That said...
I don't use a bipod, but I do shoot in every shooting position I can fathom; I don't see a POI change from one shot to another.

I simply make sure the fore-end is rested on something, (hand, log, fence,) foward of the trigger guard. If shooting prone, the rear will either be rested on a beanbag or hand, at or near the strap swivel.

I think you'll find that most people will not report a change in POI.
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Old 11-27-2013, 11:19 PM
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Re: Bipod

1/2 moa at 955? I think I am a ok! I just needed some reassurance! Rezeroing is not a problem, I just wanted to know whether or not I would have an issue when in the field. Upon setting up in the woods I may have on a bipod, by lunch time see no movement and decide to walk, bipod goes in pack sling goes on. Firing at basically a maximum of 100 yards I don't feel like I have much to worry about now. I would e much more concerned if I was set up for another power line cut but I am not worried about changing in the woods. Thanks for your time!
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