Front rest for kneeling

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  1. carl1775

    carl1775 Well-Known Member

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    All said, at 500 yds., a high kneeling shooting position, should offer plenty of stability in order to make a high percentage kill shot. Especially, with the aid of high powered optics. It's tough passing up game, but it happens. Better prep, for next time, to fill that tag!
     
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  2. FEENIX

    FEENIX Well-Known Member LRH Team Member

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    I have the Lil' buddy. These are excellent products made from my home town. :D
     
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  3. 26Reload

    26Reload Well-Known Member

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    I have been packing in my bogpod tripod....tough to beat..like said before..holds spotting scope..binos..and rifle....
    Of four days i have hiked in to the spot to find my buck across the canyon I packed it is all but yesterday...and of course there he was...450 yards...i had a few seconds to get to the stump and settle in....then came the noise...a quad driving around the side of the mountain...there he went...
    So today...once again i packed it in...but no buck...
    My stupid...........
     
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  4. carl1775

    carl1775 Well-Known Member

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    That's tough...
     
  5. window licker

    window licker Well-Known Member

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    Ckye-pod triple pull...
     

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  6. Buddro

    Buddro Well-Known Member

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    carbon arrow shafts and practice. depending on how fancy you want to get you can do anything from crossing two in your hand and resting on them to fixing a pin through the shaft a few inches down so they will fold out into an x or teathering them together by threading them into about a 6 inch piece of flexible rubber tubing so that it will make a nice saddle when you cross them and rest the gun atop them. They are easy to pack, you wont get anything lighter and they are cheap. Colapsable trekking poles will work as well if your hand is big enough to manipulate them.
     
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  7. BrentM

    BrentM Well-Known Member

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    i run a fiesol 3342 with arca Swiss rail. 500.00 for the set up and 3 lbs

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  8. JONFIVE

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    Take a look at the swagger bipod
     
  9. jkwright

    jkwright Active Member

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    Have you seen the Bog Pod Death Grip? Pretty similar head to a hog saddle. Very stable setup. Not light though at 8 lbs.
     
  10. Canhunter35

    Canhunter35 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah there’s always a trade off between mobility and stability.
     
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  11. Canhunter35

    Canhunter35 Well-Known Member

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    My wife has some Caldwell bipods and have double extensions, and can be used for kneeling. A pack works to support the rifle butt between it and the knee. I used it once successfully on a prs stage requiring kneeling and shooting through a wire mesh fence
     
  12. dreamhunt

    dreamhunt Well-Known Member

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    I use a Farley and leave the left rear leg screw unlocked to make minor adjustments as I fire. I use very soft sand in my front bag (sugar sand) for good reason (absorb vibration)
     
  13. vancewalker007

    vancewalker007 Well-Known Member

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    In AZ we glass and shoot off our Tripods when it's necessary to shoot in a higher position than prone. So, for you a big pod or a good sturdy tripod would work great. Using a pack on your lap with a bag like a medium Ridge Runner from Phoenix shooting bags as a rear rest I can shoot to 1000 yards very steady.
     
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  14. shawnb

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    Where did you get all the extensions?