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What length of bipod is prefered

Just like it says. What length of bipod do you prefer for prone shooting? 6-9 or 9-13. I really wish the made a 7-11.
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    Re: What length of bipod is prefered

    I've seen quite a few 7-11's been known to get my coffee there only kidding. Seriously I prefer 6-9.

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    Depends on what you will be doing with it. Off a bench the 6-9 will be a good choice. If you are hunting and may encounter grass or weeds the 9-13 is what I use all the time. Also if you have a sporter stock, (like a senero) I have found the a 9 to 13 raised up 3" off the lowest setting will get the stock in the right place on your shoulder and can help prevent scope rash with rifle that has significant recoil.

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    Re: What length of bipod is prefered

    6-9 for me most of the time.
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    Re: What length of bipod is prefered

    For my hunting situation, I use 13 1/2" to 27" (H25CS) that allows me prone to sitting position.
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    Re: What length of bipod is prefered

    I like the 9-13 for big game and something that goes 30" for coyotes. I always shoot coyotes sitting and big game, LR I shoot prone but I can't get down low enough with the 6-9 to get lined up because I end up looking over my glasses not through them.
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    Re: What length of bipod is prefered

    Seriouly, it depends on how big of a belly you have.

    This is true story!

    I first bought the 9-13 and it was ok but a little too tall... and I have a real expensive belly. So I bought the 6-9 and it might be a tad short in spite of my efforts to hold it in "my belly I mean". I never thought of it but I think I need a 7-11.
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