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Old 08-01-2018, 4:48 PM
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Default shooting rest for angeles?

i was out at angeles yesterday with my new bolt gun and shot out to 100, just trying to get a feel for the gun. i do have a caldwell bag but haven't even filled it yet. given the slope out there it would not have been high enough for me to get comfortable. even at 100 i was shooting at a noticeable incline. i'd like to eventually be able to shoot at the longer distance steel but will need a high enough rest for that side of the range.
i could just keep renting the field rests but that gets old. any recommendations for a rest that has decent height adjustment? it may move a bit with each shot, but i'm leaning towards this plastic caldwell cuz it's lightweight
https://www.amazon.com/Caldwell-Adju...+shooting+rest
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Old 08-01-2018, 4:53 PM
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The plastic base rests flex too much...

If you want to stick with Caldwell brand, I recommend the Rock or Rock Jr rest. The base is made of metal, so it's heavier, but that's a good thing for a bench rest.

If you want something lighter, use a bipod.

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Old 08-01-2018, 4:56 PM
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You don't need a "high end" rest. A cheap, $100-$200 front rest will work just fine. In fact, I bought a Sinclair style front rest from ASR several years ago for under $200. If you want a cheap front rest, I have one out in a shed that I'd sell you. I'd have to go dig it up to tell you exactly what it is though.
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Could try an automotive scissor jack.
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Old 08-01-2018, 10:21 PM
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I have starting using foam rests and like them.
https://foamactionsports.com/
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Old 08-02-2018, 9:47 PM
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I use this one and it’s great

http://www.grizzly.com/products/Rest...st-Iron/BE1006



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These last a life time.... buy once and forget about what you paid

https://www.brownells.com/shooting-a...ests/index.htm
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Old 08-29-2018, 3:49 AM
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The Caldwell rock BR is a great rest for the price. Upgrade the bag and enjoy it.

Weight = stability. No benefit to using a flimsy plastic rest when a good bipod does better.

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Ammo can with a towel over it.
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Ammo can and two athletic socks filled with sand over it. Adapt, inprovise, overcome!
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I got these on Amazon after seeing them used on YouTube. They've worked fairly well for me thus far.

https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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PM sent, I shoot at Angeles too.
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Ive tried many rests, I've stuck with the site n clean and works perfectly at the angeles tables.
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