shooting bags

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by casilva43, Mar 15, 2013.

  1. casilva43

    casilva43 Well-Known Member

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    What is the best type of bag to use for the rear of the gun. I'm talking about the small one you squeeze to raise your aim or relax to lower your aim. What are they called and which is the best one? Where can I order one of these?
     
  2. silvercreekguide

    silvercreekguide Well-Known Member

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    Len has a great little rear bag here in the LRH store, another one is the 4x6 red tac bag that Sean at Defensive Edge has.

    Mike
     

  3. MudRunner2005

    MudRunner2005 Well-Known Member

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    You know what my favorite bags are? Homemade ones out of old bluejean pants legs and filled with sand. Sew up one end really tight. Fill about 3/4 full of sand, then sew up the other end. They work just fine. 2 in the front, 1 in the back. That's how I shoot all my groups, unless I decide to take the Caldwell tackdriver bag for the front, and use a sandbag for the rear.

    Caldwell TackDriver Shooting Rest Bag Nylon Green Filled
     
  4. emn83

    emn83 Well-Known Member

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    I use the bag Len sells here in the site, and I really like it, prone or off the bench, it works really well for my needs
     
  5. chucknbach

    chucknbach Well-Known Member

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    Mine are homemade. Some kind of stretchy material filled with rice. You can also fill a sock, twist the top and fold back on it self, (if you can't sew).
     
  6. Ludicrous

    Ludicrous Well-Known Member

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    Homemade. Sock filled with 6mm plastic Airsoft BB's tied off then put inside a second sock. Works great and is very lightweight.
     
  7. Red hunter

    Red hunter Well-Known Member

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    I fill mine with cat litter. The cheapest I can find.
     
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    beanur Well-Known Member

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    +1 Blue-Jean We have two blue-jeans leg filled in each Deer Blind
     
  9. rick523

    rick523 Well-Known Member

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    I bet you could get recycled cat litter at a really good price.:D:D Sorry couldn't resist.
     
  10. COBrad

    COBrad Well-Known Member

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    I've got one about 4x6x8 I use when I don't have to carry it, but the one I use to pack around the mountains is a small, light one from Hollands that clips on to a belt or belt loop.
     
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    Joe King Well-Known Member

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    I made one to fit the longer bipods (I used the one Len sells on here as a rough pattern) and filled it with poly beads. lighter than sand and adjust with less effort.:)
     
  13. D.ID

    D.ID Well-Known Member

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    BDU pant legs loaded with bagged rice. Gotta have cammo.
     
  14. Rimfire

    Rimfire Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone know if Jamison still makes them?