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I’m pretty sure I’ve seen some of you talk about having tripods for predator hunting. What do you guys use, I’m looking for something that won’t break the bank. Any suggestions

 

 

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I’m very fond of the primos gen 3 for my daughter for turkey and deer with her youth 20 gauge.  My buddy who’s paralyzed on the left side uses them , can get on birds and deer very easily and he films every hunt as well with camera on similar set up. 

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Bog Pod with the XSR attachment. You CANNOT miss


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41 minutes ago, chefhunter86 said:

I’m pretty sure I’ve seen some of you talk about having tripods for predator hunting

No need for a tripod if you know how or learn how to shoot off hand. I know they are popular with all the "new" predator hunters. Most of them use them to "hold" their gun for them until they are ready to shoot. If I anticipate possibly taking a long shot I bring the Primos monopod. It adjusts with one hand and adjusts from 33-65 inches so you can use it standing or sitting.

 Most times it stays home because it is just one more thing to carry.

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Slik 700 with the reaper grip is very solid.  Great for sighting in too and if you have kids shooting.  If you like shooting, it’s a nice addition.  Little heavy for long packs and not cheap.

The primos is light and works great.  Much more reasonable. Just won’t lock your gun in but you can balance an AR on it.  

Some use a tripod with a head and hog or pig saddle.  Again,not a cheap option. 

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Slik 700 with the reaper grip is very solid.  Great for sighting in too and if you have kids shooting.  If you like shooting, it’s a nice addition.  Little heavy for long packs and not cheap.
The primos is light and works great.  Much more reasonable. Just won’t lock your gun in but you can balance an AR on it.  
Some use a tripod with a head and hog or pig saddle.  Again,not a cheap option. 

Reaper grip looks to be under 200 and same for and night stalker Tripod, I could handle that for sure. I saw other set ups over 1k and wasn’t doing that. 400 seems like a good deal for that


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2 hours ago, chefhunter86 said:

 

I’m pretty sure I’ve seen some of you talk about having tripods for predator hunting. What do you guys use, I’m looking for something that won’t break the bank. Any suggestions

 

 

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2 sticks and a string And if you want to go high tech use 3 sticks and a string 

Cost $ 0 

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20 minutes ago, Storm914 said:

2 sticks and a string And if you want to go high tech use 3 sticks and a string 

Cost $ 0 

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At first casual glance, I thought he was shooting from a cannabus grow.

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23 minutes ago, eaglemountainman said:

At first casual glance, I thought he was shooting from a cannabus grow.

I just pulled that off the internet but now that you mention it,  it does look a lot like that crap but it is some other type of plant when u look closely 

Here is  another one 

 

 

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i left one on an island on Kings Flow lake in the Adirondacks.  You could prob walk out to it now but otherwise need to paddle or swim to it. lol 

I actually rarely used it as Steve D said its just something else to carry .  But I have used them while sitting in the brush deer hunting.  I actually bought a cheap one at walmart- worked fine. Some of them seem real heavy if your hiking a bit. 

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I know people like to bash it, but you do what you gotta do when funds are not perfect. I went to goodwill and the salvation armys around looking for tripods. Picked up several for under 5$ each. Picked out the most rigid one and then made a saddle mount for it. then bought a fluid head to attach the mount to also for better movements

Total setup cost me 34$  

Sturdy as can be. Gun adjustment/movement is great

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10 hours ago, chefhunter86 said:


Reaper grip looks to be under 200 and same for and night stalker Tripod, I could handle that for sure. I saw other set ups over 1k and wasn’t doing that. 400 seems like a good deal for that


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If you want the reaper that also has the integrated fluid head (its not really a head but serves the same purpose), I think its closer to $325 plus whatever tripod you choose.  But it is solid as a rock and moves really smoothly.  Just a tad heavy.

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2 hours ago, LET EM GROW said:

I know people like to bash it, but you do what you gotta do when funds are not perfect. I went to goodwill and the salvation armys around looking for tripods. Picked up several for under 5$ each. Picked out the most rigid one and then made a saddle mount for it. then bought a fluid head to attach the mount to also for better movements

Total setup cost me 34$  

Sturdy as can be. Gun adjustment/movement is great

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Good for you Bryan, I like it.  As long as it works and is solid, $34 is a great deal!

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I know people like to bash it, but you do what you gotta do when funds are not perfect. I went to goodwill and the salvation armys around looking for tripods. Picked up several for under 5$ each. Picked out the most rigid one and then made a saddle mount for it. then bought a fluid head to attach the mount to also for better movements
Total setup cost me 34$  
Sturdy as can be. Gun adjustment/movement is great
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Far as I can tell looks all the same as any other. Gonna try this for myself.

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Trigger sticks are great all around. Do the job, light-ish, reasonably priced.

Holding a heavy AR with a giant scope and flashlight attached for offhand shots is not an option for me.

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I use a trigger stick with the 2 point cradle. Holds my AR perfectly, is very stable and extremely adjustable. The only down side is that you need one for standing and one for sitting down. You can use the 2 point cradle with either size.

 

 

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I use a trigger stick with the 2 point cradle. Holds my AR perfectly, is very stable and extremely adjustable. The only down side is that you need one for standing and one for sitting down. You can use the 2 point cradle with either size.
 
 
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Do you have a link to that? My ar 10 is like 13 lbs with the light and scope that could really work


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My youngest son bought a Caldwell DeadShot Field Pod for me . It can be used for a Rifle , Shotgun , CrossBow , etc.. I have not used it yet . It has a lot of adjustments . Saw it in DICK's for $100 .

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For long range varmint hunting I will sometimes use a time proven Harris Bi Pod that mounts to the rifle's front sling swivel stud, they are light, they carry easy and fold up, also they are adjustable and they work well in open fields. In the woods I will just shoot from a sitting position off of my knees or off hand. I have one of those mono pods and I like it but I use it more for a walking stick and take it out only when I just have a handgun. All and all I like keep my gear as simple and as light as possible.

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This is what i use, light and easy to setup. It didnt cost alot. The magpul attachment obviously only works if u have mlok rail. Bog pod is coming out with the "death grip" would be good if u want a clamp style.

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Other than a Bi-Fur Pod that I made , I prefer the shooting sticks that I bought at Cabela's . They are adjustable from 21 to 62 inches and havea swivel head .

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Alot of bipod recommendations. If your going to pred hunt, will you sit or stand ? Do you need to go hands free or will someone else be calling ? I'd think about all of those questions before you buy


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First is primos with a gear tie.   It’s hands free, functional, light and relatively inexpensive.  

 

Second is way way over engineered, extremely stable and a joy to shoot from but kind heavy and expensive.  Would trust it in a wind storm however.  Reaper grip with slik 700dx.

Both work standing and seated on stool.   I like sighting in with no. 2.

 

 

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