Shooting Prone/F-Class with a front rest?

Discussion in 'The Basics, Starting Out' started by Agunner012, Mar 12, 2007.

  1. Agunner012

    Agunner012 Well-Known Member

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    I have a Sinclair Front Rest, and wanted to try it for F-Class. I see they sell these " F-Class Rest Foot Pads", to put under the feet to shoot in Sand or dirt, but are quite expensive. What are you guys using to shoot prone with this type of Front Rest? /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif

    Many thanks,
    AG
     

  2. CatShooter

    CatShooter Well-Known Member

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    I have a Sinclair Front Rest, and wanted to try it for F-Class. I see they sell these " F-Class Rest Foot Pads", to put under the feet to shoot in Sand or dirt, but are quite expensive. What are you guys using to shoot prone with this type of Front Rest? /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif
    Many thanks,
    AG

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    Little pieces of wood - 2"x2" a 1/4" thick.

    Cost about $1 for the three.

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  3. Agunner012

    Agunner012 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks I was hoping for something a little more stable, I tried the wood wasn't happy with it. I am working on something now, need to get to the hardware store.

    AG
     
  4. tpv57

    tpv57 Member

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    I replaced my stock legs with- Threaded rod ground to a point at one end,large washers,nuts to hold washers in place
    works good doesnt sink into the ground
     
  5. Wild_Bill

    Wild_Bill Well-Known Member

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    Hi if you have access to a lathe make up your own feet and then drill through the base of them and slide a cement nail through so it will stop any chance of the rest shifting under recoil. I just have a thin plate under the rear one for the speed screw to go onto but have 2 like the sinclaire type that i made before they were supplied by sinclair. i use the standard threaded spikes that came on my bald eagle rest and drilled and tapped the feet to screw onto the 3/8" spikes.

    Cheers Bill
    Australia