Best way to pack a heavy rifle

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by buckbrush, Sep 12, 2009.

  1. buckbrush

    buckbrush Well-Known Member

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    I am contemplating packing my 300 WM this fall while chasing elk and it's rather heavy. Is there a better alternative to the conventional single sling? I've seen dual sling setups in pictures but can't seem to find any info on them.

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    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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  3. bosstom

    bosstom Well-Known Member

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    I have a outlaw sling and it works very good.
     
  4. Big Sky

    Big Sky <b>SPONSOR</b>

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    Here is another vote for the Outlaw Sling. They are quality built and made in Idaho.
     
  5. esshup

    esshup Well-Known Member

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    It looked so good that I just ordered one. I'll have another rifle coming shortly that will need a sling, although it should shoot far enough that I shouldn't have to walk far from the truck. Right Kirby? :D
     
  6. buckbrush

    buckbrush Well-Known Member

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    Has anyone tired one of those slings with a pack? I think I may just order one to try anyways. The price is right.

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  7. bigngreen

    bigngreen Well-Known Member

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    My first thought was down hill :D but seriously those are nice looking slings, I've been kinda contemplating what to do also and that looks like a good choice.
    I think one would have a hard time beating a Eberlestock pack, I got a Badlands and it's not bad but I tryed a co-workers Eberlestock out and with a rifle it is just plane awsome.
     
  8. esshup

    esshup Well-Known Member

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    I have very limited experience with packs, but I really like my J107. When I take it off I am amazed at how much weight is in the pack. It doesn't feel that heavy when I'm wearing it!
     
  9. Boss Hoss

    Boss Hoss Well-Known Member

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    Mule!!
     
  10. morhuntin

    morhuntin Well-Known Member

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    mule or horse then it doesn't matter! dragon fly is the way to go.
     
  11. noflyers

    noflyers Active Member

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    +1 on the Eberlestock pack
     
  12. justgoto

    justgoto Well-Known Member

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    LOL! That is too funny!
     
  13. esshup

    esshup Well-Known Member

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    :D

    I was out visiting him to try and decide which rifle I wanted him to build, so we went and shot a few different ones. After I decided on what rifle, I asked him how far I could hunt with it. He said "Well, after seeing you shoot, basically, if you can see it, you can kill it." :D

    So, after I get some trigger time behind it, I'll start looking for varmints WAAAYYY out there!
     
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