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Re: Bipods and group shooting ?

Ol' Mike, thanks for starting this thread, these are questions I have too.

I don't want to hijack this thread, but I think the question is on the topic and was referred to.

I don't have a bipod yet and can't decide. I'm using a borrowed Harris.

Roy, I saw one of the Caldwells for the first time on Friday, but it was till in a sealed packet. I've seen no reference to them here before, but I like the heights that they come in.

How do you find it? Is the swivel and tilt tight enough to still be stable, because I see no locking mechanism for that? Do the legs flex a lot with the bigger guns? Do you prefer the Caldwell or Harris and why?

Thanks.

Wim
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    Re: Bipods and group shooting ?

    Terry Cross invented the Pod-Loc

    Get a Harris Bipod, NOT a KNOCK-OFF!

    Froggy does however know how to shoot from a bipod: http://www.6mmbr.com/TacticalFroggyA1.html

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    Thanks for the help everybody and pictures Roy.

    I'm not sure i fully understand how the pod lock works.
    I have a 13-25" harris that i've had for twemty yrs. -it doesn't swivel though.
    Correct me if i'm wrong -does the pod-loc keep the swivelling bipods "tension" from "fighting" you as you shoot.You get on target letting the bipod swivel "? then" tighten the pod-loc? and that takes the tension out of the bipod springs?
    I'm going to order a pod-loc and harris 9-13" w/ notched legs ,i wish i could find both at the same place.

    Also will order another front rest --> probably cheaper than driving 6 hours to get the one in storage.Thanks for the help -Mike
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    Thanks for the help everybody and pictures Roy.

    I'm not sure i fully understand how the pod lock works.
    I have a 13-25" harris that i've had for twemty yrs. -it doesn't swivel though.
    Correct me if i'm wrong -does the pod-loc keep the swivelling bipods "tension" from "fighting" you as you shoot.You get on target letting the bipod swivel "? then" tighten the pod-loc? and that takes the tension out of the bipod springs?
    I'm going to order a pod-loc and harris 9-13" w/ notched legs ,i wish i could find both at the same place.

    Also will order another front rest --> probably cheaper than driving 6 hours to get the one in storage.Thanks for the help -Mike

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    You can... Email Terry Cross: kmw308@aol.com

    or Triad Tactical, or Green Mountain Tactical

    The pod loc is a lever that allows you to easily adjust the tension of the swivel mech. enough to completely lock it once you are level and on target.

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    Re: Bipods and group shooting ?

    I tried one of the cheap biPods recommended on LRH last year; junk. I'll only use Harris until something is proven as good. Froggy used to visit this forum on occasion.

    I found Bugholes from Bipod - Precision Shooting with Froggy very helpful.
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