Your thoughts are greatly appreciated. If I had the time, I'd follow your recommendation to the letter. Unfortunately, the time/practice required to acquire such skill is unavailable at this time. I must therefore rely on some crutches (bipods in this case) to help me steady my rifle. I have enjoyed stalking pigs and placing a decent shot at a close range. I do think that my steadiness can use some help at longer ranges.
I'll report back after I've had an opportunity to test the bipods in a real life (death actually) situation. Should they be a problem, they'll be on eBay the same day. If not, I'll enjoy dinner that night.