Cool new tripod

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by distantfoe, Oct 22, 2008.

  1. distantfoe

    distantfoe Well-Known Member

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    BOGgear.com

    Anyone gave this one a try? Looks like it might be wide enough for an a A-5 and the Y seems deep enough to keep heavy recoilers from jumping out when using the stock hook.
     
  2. bigg_sexy1

    bigg_sexy1 Well-Known Member

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    I have seen them used extensively on TV, but have not used them personally. Look like a great product though. Personally I have 3 different hieghts of bi-pods, and a pair of Stoney Point shooting stix, but not shot anything with them yet, always seem to be set up over my pack or a rock, or forget the stix, but always good to have more gear.
     

  3. distantfoe

    distantfoe Well-Known Member

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    Agreed, I would opt for my harris bipod but with the tall grass in Oklahoma I'm stuck with sticks. Just never been real keen with the shallow V on the stoney point.
     
  4. WildcatB

    WildcatB Well-Known Member

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    It looks nice. I like the flip levers. It's similar to Mossback's tripod but almost a pound heavier and twice as expensive. However, it's probably more stable fully extended. I'd like to see one in person.
     
  5. CapDog

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    I've been testing one out for a couple of months and it so far works great. I also picked up the quick change adapter for cameras and spotting scopes. I haven't used it standing, but have found it to be very stable in the seated position. I like the fact it will go low enough for prone as well.
     
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    slymule Well-Known Member

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    I've got their bipod shooting sticks, used them on the range once and put them back in the box. Anyone interested in trading for a Harris swivel bipod, I'd prefer the low one for benchrest shooting. Their nice shooting sticks but I just prefer the Harris bipod.
     
  7. bigg_sexy1

    bigg_sexy1 Well-Known Member

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    It would seem to me that the Bog pod would be good out to about 300 yds ish if you practiced with it. But tough to get set up with a rear rest, I am guessing that is why most of us prefer the Harris bipod.
     
  8. CapDog

    CapDog Well-Known Member

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    I've used it to shoot out to 500 sa far with no problems at all. Extending the legs as wide as they go and you have about a 7" rest. I still perfer shooting off a bag though.
     
  9. Ian M

    Ian M Well-Known Member

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    I used them on two trips to Africa and they are the best shooting rests I have found. Tough, stable, easy to setup and adjust. Expensive but worth the money if you shoot from other than prone. Still prefer the Harris for prone. I used two BogPogs, the tripod up front and a bipod under the butt. Rock steady, particularly when seated in a blind. They are good rests.
     
  10. bigg_sexy1

    bigg_sexy1 Well-Known Member

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    Curious Ian, do you have experience shooting from this type of a set up at long distance? I have seen the BOTW crew use the Stoney point sticks at considerable distances on tv.