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Unread 10-08-2010, 07:48 PM
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Shooting bench

I would like to build a portable shooting bench. Looking for ideas on one and pic. THANKS
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Unread 10-09-2010, 05:59 PM
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Re: Shooting bench

I built a great one a few years back and put it in the ground. I had to sell my shooting range property, so I cut the legs down and haul it now. It's a bit heavy, but one guy in shape can roll it in and out of a truck bed. I got the plans on line, and when I get home I'll send you the link.
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Unread 10-09-2010, 07:50 PM
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Re: Shooting bench

Here is one I built out of a piece of 3/4" plywood, cut wedges from a 2x4 for the angle of the legs, attached 3/4" pipe thread floor flanges and 6" x 3/4" IPT welded inside some light weight 1" tubing. The legs just screw on and off, the whole thing weighs less than 25 lbs.
Not as steady as a concrete bench rest, but I managed to kill an antelope at 847 yds in Wyoming on 1 Oct with it.

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Unread 10-11-2010, 11:21 PM
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Re: Shooting bench

I built one out of a heavy majestic camera tripod, has a gear head for tilt, side tilt, pops up to standing, I use it with a walk stool
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Unread 10-26-2010, 07:41 PM
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Re: Shooting bench

not the most portable, but I can load it on my truck by myself and it is rock solid.

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