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onehorse 01-15-2008 08:59 PM

Anyone use shooting sticks?
 
A couple of years ago I found myself perched on the side of a steep hill overlooking a field that had a nice buck in it. I made the shot, but decided that a pair of shooting sticks would work really well in a setup like this. I went home and made a pair using wooden dowels. Since then, I've improved my design and even added another leg. This has given me a ROCK SOLID rest. I especially like using it when I'm on a deer stand where I might get a long shot. It's a real confidence builder, and I have used it to kill several deer in the last couple of years. Has anyone else tried shooting sticks?

joel the signman 01-15-2008 09:28 PM

yep i made a pair my self got the instructions from another site.i love em i turn the 2 legs long ways and tighten the wing nut and i have a sturdy walking stick.they.can be used to shoot like that also.(standing or i can turn them down and use them sitting as a big bi pod.Makes for a steady rest.

critter gitter 01-16-2008 05:19 PM

I sometimes use them but found that I needed to get used to them.

joel the signman 01-16-2008 08:07 PM

thats true critter:yes:

stjones1102 01-17-2008 03:09 PM

man i need to get me some of those, they sound handy.

joel the signman 01-17-2008 03:51 PM

i sent ya a pm:whistling:

grahamh 01-17-2008 05:20 PM

me and my dad have made dozenz of shooting stick at are hunting spot but this year we bot some nice tripode still one for thos long shoots


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