tips for shooting off sticks?

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by nowler, Aug 29, 2004.

  1. nowler

    nowler Well-Known Member

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    can anyone offer me any advice or hints on what works for them when shooting off double sticks whilst standing up and sitting?

    much appreciated

    derek
     
  2. Brown Dog

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    Derek,

    I've just sent you an email regarding this
     

  3. Ian M

    Ian M Well-Known Member

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    I have found that the steadiest support when shooting from sticks is to try to have a second set or even a single one with a "Y" shaped top or yoke that you can place under the butt, near your shoulder. Makes a big difference, but takes a bit of time to setup two sets of sticks. The new tripods from Stoney Point are far better than sticks - they weigh about the same but stand by themselves. Maybe try adding a third leg to see the difference. You can take your left hand off the sticks if you want to.
     
  4. nowler

    nowler Well-Known Member

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    thanks for the help folks.

    i can only use 2 sticks, it's for a competition.... i am working on something so we'll see how it goes...

    cheers

    derek