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Old 02-10-2015, 05:46 PM
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Smile Bipod for a 308 win?

Looking for one of those portable bipods for my 308. what ones are the best and will fit my 308? how does it mount on? any info is nice.


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i have a savage axis 308 win bolt action
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Old 02-10-2015, 06:33 PM
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harris 9-13" swivel with leg notches, mounts to your sling swivel stud
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Old 02-10-2015, 07:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Ridge Runner View Post
harris 9-13" swivel with leg notches, mounts to your sling swivel stud
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Harris is the best !

http://www.harrisbipods.com/


If you are looking for a portable bipod I like Cabela's new design.

http://www.cabelas.com/product/Cabel...h-All+Products


............but Bog-Pod has been the best up till now IMO.

http://www.cabelas.com/product/BOGge...h-All+Products


http://www.cabelas.com/product/BOGge...h-All+Products

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Old 02-11-2015, 03:54 AM
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And why pray tell would you want a bi pod on a rifle unless it has a bull barrel and your coyote or other varmint hunting.
Just plain old shooting sticks works very well, some are adjustable so you can shoot standing.
I made a bifur x stick from varmint al's web site. Used golf club shafts for short ones and had wood for the taller one.

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Old 02-11-2015, 07:40 AM
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I also use these if I am traveling extremely lite..................

http://www.cabelas.com/product/Stone...-II/531712.uts

They make tall sticks which I have as well if I expect to be shooting from a standing position, or the cover is so tall that short sticks will do me no good.

Very lite and compact (and deploy quickly) !!!

All a matter of personal preference and terrain.

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Old 02-11-2015, 07:47 AM
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My favorite bipod is made by Harris. They cost a bit more but I believe they are the best.

Sticks have their place. I use them more than a bipod, but sometimes a bipod is much better.
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Old 03-05-2015, 07:20 PM
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Harris bipeds are horrible. Loud to deploy. Hard to get stable in uneven terrain. Can change impact of round from bench site in to bipod use.

Shooting sticks or a shooting pack are much better.
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Old 03-06-2015, 07:44 AM
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Originally Posted by miketodd58 View Post
Harris bipeds are horrible. Loud to deploy. Hard to get stable in uneven terrain. Can change impact of round from bench site in to bipod use.

Shooting sticks or a shooting pack are much better.
"Loud to deploy" is about user error. Plenty of guys have relied upon Harris bipods for many many years (I'm around 20yrs on my oldest Harris).

"Unstable on uneven terrain" is really a user error also.

"Can change impact of round from bench site in to bipod use," coupled with the follow up statement that "shooting sticks or a pack are better" is just flat lying. Any forend pressure against the barrel that is different from one shot to the next can change your POI, and it has nothing to do with what support you are using. Put your rifle weight on a set of shooting sticks and you have the same pressure on the stock - and potentially against the barrel of a non-free floated rifle - as you would when using a harris bipod.

If you've convinced yourself that you shoot worse off of a bipod, it's much more likely that you're failing to preload the pod in the field - again, a user error.
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Old 03-06-2015, 09:28 AM
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+1 nm448!!!
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Old 03-06-2015, 10:11 AM
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Originally Posted by Ridge Runner View Post
harris 9-13" swivel with leg notches, mounts to your sling swivel stud
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This is what I have on my 6.5x55 Swedish, which is my favorite pronghorn rifle.
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