Shooting Vise Advice

Discussion in 'Rifles' started by ofishloutdoorsman, Oct 24, 2020.

  1. ofishloutdoorsman

    ofishloutdoorsman

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    What is the proper technique or method when using a vice to site in a rifle? Obviously you mount the weapon and adjust until on the target, but I'm wondering about how you "Hold" it and if you actually do? Do you let the vise do all the work and just "shoulder" the weapon? Or firmly grasp the forearm and hold it while in the vise? Or what? Thanks
     
  2. Ken

    Ken

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    Better to use front and rear bags. A vise type rest will affect POI
     

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    This is what I do.... Without the accent!

     
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    Make sure the rifle is supported on the stock and NOT the barrel anytime shooting. At times it is convenient to let the barrel rest on a sandbag, etc, but that throws everything off.
     
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    Sand bags for me but they are a pain to carry all the way to my blind
     
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    Purchased one of those lead sleds few years back and works great, but as mentioned rest the forearm on the rest not the barrel
     
  8. Chessieman

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    I hold on to the stock the exact way you would hold to live fire it. The Lead Sled is to STEADY the gun to prevent movement. If the gun was "vised" the power would not be duplicated for field shooting. Hey Encore, you are the one who shoots flies at 500 yards, what do you do?
     
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    I hold on to the stock the exact way you would hold to live fire it. The Lead Sled is to STEADY the gun to prevent movement. If the gun was "vised" the power would not be duplicated for field shooting. Hey Encore, you are the one who shoots flies at 500 yards, what do you do?
     
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    I hold on to the stock the exact way you would hold to live fire it. The Lead Sled is to STEADY the gun to prevent movement. If the gun was "vised" the power would not be duplicated for field shooting. Hey Encore, you are the one who shoots flies at 500 yards, what do you do?