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#6163952 - 01/31/16 09:24 PM bipod feet
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question: i shoot alot at local gun range. they provide a concrete bench with thin indoor/outdoor carpet on the bench. my harris bippod feet are the simple rubber. the gun is hopping alot. I have looked at cleats, spike, and ski. would love feedback.

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#6163955 - 01/31/16 09:26 PM Re: bipod feet [Re: Kyle Horn]
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Are you loading the bipod properly?
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#6163972 - 01/31/16 09:34 PM Re: bipod feet [Re: Kyle Horn]
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Yes

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#6164020 - 01/31/16 10:17 PM Re: bipod feet [Re: Kyle Horn]
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You can use a prone shooting mat on the table. It has enough cushion to absorb some of the jump and if it is like mine, it has webbing to pre-load the bipod. I find I do best if I don't overload the bipod, just enough pressure to take out any slack.

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#6164162 - 02/01/16 07:04 AM Re: bipod feet [Re: Kyle Horn]
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Is there a piece of wood or angle iron at the end of the bench?
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#6164227 - 02/01/16 07:56 AM Re: bipod feet [Re: Kyle Horn]
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no there is not. so i cant preload to fullest value. however, with out a front stop the carpet on top of the bench hardly allows any forward pressure before i loose traction. it feels like i am chassing this thing down the range. I am hoping and moving, and having to re-setup each shot. NOT GOOD. i was looking at some cleated feet. i am sure they would bite into the carpet, but i assume it wont slide back. maybe good or bad?

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#6164298 - 02/01/16 08:34 AM Re: bipod feet [Re: Kyle Horn]
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http://www.coretacsolutions.com/podclaws_system.htm

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#6164307 - 02/01/16 08:39 AM Re: bipod feet [Re: Kyle Horn]
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Just take a 1" x 2" and a couple of C clamps with you.
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#6164622 - 02/01/16 11:55 AM Re: bipod feet [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
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Originally Posted By: QuitShootinYoungBucks
Just take a 1" x 2" and a couple of C clamps with you.


That is a quick fix, and was where I was going.
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