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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-15-2008, 08:59 PM Thread Starter
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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?
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-15-2008, 09:28 PM
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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.

Now therefore take, I pray thee, thy weapons, thy quiver and thy bow, and go out to the field, and take me some venison.
Genesis 27:3 "The thinking deer hunter should mature through three phases during his hunting life. First phase, "I need to kill a deer." Second phase, I want to harvest a nice deer. And last phase, we must manage this resource so our children and their children can experience the grand tradition of good deer hunting." - Jim Slinsky
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I sometimes use them but found that I needed to get used to them.
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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-16-2008, 08:07 PM
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thats true critter

Now therefore take, I pray thee, thy weapons, thy quiver and thy bow, and go out to the field, and take me some venison.
Genesis 27:3 "The thinking deer hunter should mature through three phases during his hunting life. First phase, "I need to kill a deer." Second phase, I want to harvest a nice deer. And last phase, we must manage this resource so our children and their children can experience the grand tradition of good deer hunting." - Jim Slinsky
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-17-2008, 03:09 PM
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man i need to get me some of those, they sound handy.
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Now therefore take, I pray thee, thy weapons, thy quiver and thy bow, and go out to the field, and take me some venison.
Genesis 27:3 "The thinking deer hunter should mature through three phases during his hunting life. First phase, "I need to kill a deer." Second phase, I want to harvest a nice deer. And last phase, we must manage this resource so our children and their children can experience the grand tradition of good deer hunting." - Jim Slinsky
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-17-2008, 05:20 PM
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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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