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Posted: 12/26/2001 11:46:06 AM EST
I was hoping I could get some advice from some of you varmint shooters out there on which size harris bipod to get for my shorty bushmaster. thanks............. h.gif
Link Posted: 12/27/2001 10:40:47 AM EST
Are you going to be doing most of your shooting from a bench,sitting,or prone? We will need more info on the type shooting you will be doing.
Link Posted: 12/27/2001 10:56:33 AM EST
Personally, I like the 9-13". Although it lends itself more to shooting from the prone position, I sometimes use it with the my homemade 14" shooting bench stool (very sturdy, but semi-portable) to shoot varmints from a kneeling position. The longer bipods tend to stick out past the end of the 16" barrel. If you'll be shooting from a fixed tabletop setup, the 9-13" will work well here also. If you'll be stalking and kneeling for most of your shots, consider shooting sticks - I thought that I would hate them until I tried them. Shooting sticks are very portable and offer a suprisingly stable rest.
Link Posted: 12/27/2001 10:59:50 AM EST
I like the BR (6" to 9").

Good for shooting benchrest.

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Link Posted: 12/27/2001 12:06:07 PM EST
whichever one you get, make sure it's the swivel model. They cost extra, but are worth it.
Link Posted: 12/29/2001 2:26:23 AM EST
At first I was going to say none! A bipod on a shorty? But than I read on...varmint hunting! I ditto Hardwood's reply. Have fun!
Link Posted: 12/29/2001 8:00:32 AM EST
The 9"-13" swivel model should do it for you; I hear the newer ones have notches in the legs.
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