portable shooting bench--buy??--build???

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by 30-06 boy, Dec 14, 2005.

  1. 30-06 boy

    30-06 boy Well-Known Member

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    i want to buy or build a sturdy shooting bench to shoot target and hunt from any suggestions? /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
  2. Varmint Hunter

    Varmint Hunter Well-Known Member

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    It sounds like you are looking for a "portable" bench.

    Double 3/4" ply top, iron plumbing flanges attached to the bottom for leg attachment, 1.5" dia threaded pipe for legs.

    You can get as fancy as you want with top size & shape, adjustability of leg length, mounts on the bottom to hold legs for transport and so on.

    On thing you may want to consider: A heavy bench is much nicer (steadier) to shoot from but if you have to carry it any distance from the truck you'll wish you hadn't built it quite so stout. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif

    I've got 2; a lightweight and a heavy, both portable.
     

  3. MU Ag Rho

    MU Ag Rho Well-Known Member

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  4. SamSpade

    SamSpade Well-Known Member

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    Here is the bench like Varmint Hunter is talking about. I built it for under $70. The legs screw off for break down.

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