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Old 05-29-2011, 11:28 PM
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Hunting tripods


I don't care for rifle mounted bipods but I do like to use any kind of rest available when hunting big game. Haven't used my bipod in the field yet but it has worked well for my grandsons. I now want to buy a tripod for total stability. There are several brands available and most range from $80 to
$120. Anyone have experience with the tripods now being sold. My catalogs carry Stony Point and couple of other brands. A magazine ad shows the Vanguard Quest T62 and it looks good on paper.

The tripod must be sturdy but light, and not to slow to set up. Our camera tripod meets all the requirements except weight and bulk. A swivel yoke for the rifle fore-end is another necessary feature.

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Old 05-30-2011, 11:30 AM
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I also like to use a rest, any kind if the opportunity and time permits. I have used two types, the Stoney Point and the BogPod. I prefer the BogPod, setup time is faster and easier for me, has a lock you open, adjust leg, and close, and has a swivel U head. Both adjust for positions standing to sitting down to about 24", the SP you have to loosen the legs by turning, then tighten them at the height you want, Waidmannsheil, Dom.

Works great, was practicing here . . .

And puts meat on the table
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