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Gamo Bipod

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by Malc1091, Aug 17, 2021.

  1. Malc1091

    Malc1091 Member

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    As a complete newbie, myself and her whom must be obeyed are venturing into the mysterious world of air rifles. A Gamo Phox and a BSA SE for target shooting on local ranges. How are Bipods attached? Are Gun Bag rests any good and an idea of costs and brands please
  2. bflat7

    bflat7 Busy Member

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    You might be better off with a tripod,much easier to switch guns,and no fixing needed!I use a BOGPOD rapid shooting rest,cost £55.
    Last edited: Aug 17, 2021
  3. Bearded Sniper

    Bearded Sniper Keep it simple, stupid

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    Really Really Windy Rossendale
    Different "rests" have their pros and cons. Bags are solid and change shape to whatever platform you're shooting from, but are heavy.
    Tripods are lightweight but can be too high if shooting from a bench. Bipods are fixed to the gun so no lugging extra kit, but then its attached to the gun so you may need multiple bipods?
    They normally fit with a Quick Detach stud (QD) or picatinny rail that can be mounted under the stock.
    QD studs are fine as long as fitted properly and Harris type bipods fit them bob on.
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    foz111 Active Member

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  5. Neil54

    Neil54 Donator

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    I like bags. I fill mine with wood pellet cat litter.
    Sand is too heavy, polystyrene too light, clay cat litter creates dust.
    Bags are £10, litter can be had for £3.
  6. John Entwistle

    John Entwistle Posting Addict

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    The bagels are a good idea, but so are bipods/tripods.

    What might suit you and your good lady may be different. You best bet is to go along to the local range, have a look see and ans if you and sit and shoulder the rifle. That will give you a better idea.

    I’d buy one front bag fill it with whatever, plastic pellets would be my choice


    A little better than the cat litter option, but not subject to getting soggy when wet. Shoot with it, take turns see how it goes. Don’t fill to fill it needs to mould it’s self to the front end of the rifle.

    Enjoy the experience encourage each other, don’t get to competitive to start with and have realistic expectations.

    Above all enjoy and have fun
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  7. Ste.v.a

    Ste.v.a All round good guy ( so I'm told ) Staff Member Mod/Admin

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  8. Davey Sprocket

    Davey Sprocket “You've got red on you.”

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  9. SJC

    SJC Shooter and golfer.

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    Vanguard Porta Aim
    New about £45 picked min up on the Forum for £30.....
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