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Unread 01-03-2010, 08:48 AM
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shooting mat

I have seen several pictures of guys using a cloth type mat when shooting prone. What do you guys use for a shooting mat when shooting prone?
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    Unread 01-03-2010, 09:41 AM
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    Re: shooting mat

    I use the top one on this page, absolutely love it. I have also heard good things about the Midway brand on the bottom of the page, but have no hands on experience. Shooting Supplies - Shop Everything for Your Firearm at MidwayUSA

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    Unread 01-03-2010, 11:24 AM
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    Re: shooting mat

    Give the Midway one a look, it's on sale. I ordered one expecting something like a poly tarp but it was a lot better than that. It isn't quite as thick as the expensive one's but it is well worth the cost even not on sale. It also rolls up and is secured well and has a handle and shoulder strap, it's real convenient to take and use.

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    Unread 01-03-2010, 04:07 PM
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    Re: shooting mat

    I used the Midway one in Wy. this year and it helped keep the cactus thorns out of my hide when shooting prone.
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    Unread 01-03-2010, 11:12 PM
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    Re: shooting mat

    Another vote for the Midway. Just got it last month and it is pretty nice. Surprisingly nice for the sale price I paid.
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    Unread 01-04-2010, 04:13 AM
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    Re: shooting mat

    Been useing these old surplus paratroupers mats for years. They work great and are as tuff as they get! Did some checking and CTD and SG where sold out of these again. They are a little heavy but make great shooting mats as well as a fair backback.




    The foam mats in this pic work ok the first time but tend to collect cactus thorns ;-(



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    Unread 01-04-2010, 07:26 AM
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    Re: shooting mat


    I got this one from an ebay store voodoo tactical was about $75.00US,it's light,strong and easy to roll up with extra straps for your backpack,highly recommended.
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