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bench rest for mz

Old 03-30-2007, 08:51 PM
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Anybody have favorite bench rest/pedestal rest for using at the range? Why is it your favorite? I like the looks of the Caldwell Lead Sled.
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Old 03-30-2007, 08:53 PM
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if I had to get a new one, I would get one of them lead sleds. I like the looks of them.
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Old 03-30-2007, 09:31 PM
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I have never used the lead sled or anything like it, but I really do not think I would like something that I put the butt of the stock in them me the human slide in behind that. I really like the contact with the gun.

What I use is version of the Cabelas portable bench... i do not use the gadget of the front...



I also use under the forearm a Caldwell Rock Jr. ( I could not afford the real Rock) adjustable rest something like this Cabelas rest....



And under the butt I use a simple lead filled leather bag a rabbit eared ..






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Old 03-31-2007, 06:26 AM
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ORIGINAL: take1a

Anybody have favorite bench rest/pedestal rest for using at the range? Why is it your favorite? I like the looks of the Caldwell Lead Sled.
Yes, those are nice for recoil. I lifted one yesterday and it weighs like 30 or 40 lbs. I will stay with my sand bags or my "Black and Decker Work Mate". I use the tail gate on my truck for the rest and a folding chair. Works fine.
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Old 03-31-2007, 07:57 AM
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MTM has a rest tht uses lead and has a nylon strap that goes over the butt of the gun. It is aout 35.oo at Midway USA. It is cheaper than lead sled and work as good.
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Old 03-31-2007, 02:47 PM
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If you shoot alot with max loads the Lead Sled sure does help the shoulder. If you don't usualy shoot heavy loads with heavy bullets then any, high quality,solid rest will work just fine.
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Old 03-31-2007, 05:29 PM
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I use the predater from MTM. 40.00 at Gander.It's made from plastic but so far seems durable. I like the big turn nut on the frontrest to tweek the height up or down while still sighting.
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Old 04-01-2007, 08:22 AM
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I use the rest from Cabelas, Shooters Ridge. Reg $99.99 got it from the wife for Christmas.
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Old 04-03-2007, 07:31 PM
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i just use an old foot long 6" x 6" with a handle on it to carry it and asand bag on top..................bob
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Old 04-03-2007, 08:35 PM
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Found a picture of the one I use for my ML as well as all my rifles.

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