Wanting to add a second stud for a bipod and need some guidance

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by slickyboyboo, Feb 25, 2013.

  1. slickyboyboo

    slickyboyboo Well-Known Member

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    I have a B&C Alaskan Ti stock for my new build, and I would like to add a second sling stud to it for a bipod. I wan't it to be rock solid, so should I use one of the Harris mounts for this (if so, which one), or should I just use a standard sling stud. I just don't want it to have an option of stripping and pulling out while a bipod is attached to it.
     
  2. Nimrodmar10

    Nimrodmar10 Well-Known Member

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    How about just using one of the machine thread studs with the nut countersunk on the inside. The stock would break before that stripped out.
     

  3. CB11WYO

    CB11WYO Well-Known Member

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    I would do the same...
     
  4. slickyboyboo

    slickyboyboo Well-Known Member

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    That sounds like a good idea, if you consider that is pretty much what the Harris mounts are. I think I will probably go that route.
     
  5. Dr. Vette

    Dr. Vette Well-Known Member

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    Silly question if I may ask....

    My Harris attaches to my factory installed sling stud, and then has its own stud on it for me to attach my sling. Knowing that, what is the benefit of having and using two studs on the stock vs. using the one built into the Harris?

    Thanks.
     
  6. slickyboyboo

    slickyboyboo Well-Known Member

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    The way I understand, is that the addition of a second stud allows you to place your bipod at a better balance point on your stock, by setting the second stud farther back. Also not all bipods have a built in stud, which in case you would need two.
     
  7. sp6x6

    sp6x6 Well-Known Member

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    The type of sling set up also effects choice.A safari sling is better on sepperate stud.Rail mounts usually 2 stud.