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Old December 30, 2018, 05:16 AM   #1
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Which gun rest would you recommend

455 here. I am fairly new at bench shooting and want a good gun rest. I have the rear bags and a home made front rest but want to graduate. I shoot a 6mm ppc and 250 sav which I handload for. Thanks.
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Old December 30, 2018, 05:27 AM   #2
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Caldwell Leadsled ... works really well for 85 bucks. When I want greater stability I’ll bring a few bags of projectiles to drop in the center.

Also doubles as a cleaning station.
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Old December 30, 2018, 08:20 AM   #3
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I like the Bald Eagle rests, solid rest with good/decent adjustments,
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Old December 30, 2018, 09:17 AM   #4
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Caldwell br works well for non-competitive shooting. I had the rock and its ok but tbe br is worth the extra $$ imo.
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Old January 29, 2019, 11:00 PM   #5
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The Caldwell BR is what I use. If you want to get serious a Farley is a pretty good rest.
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Old January 30, 2019, 08:01 AM   #6
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Sinclair (part of Brownells) has a variety of front rests available here. I use their lightweight front rest for informal target shooting, it's easy to transport to the range. Protektor, maker of popular leather shooting bags, has recently released a new rest. I have no experience with the Protektor rest, but it looks interesting.
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Old January 31, 2019, 09:39 AM   #7
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I had shoulder surgery on my shooting arm, and couldn't tolerate the recoil of my center fire rifles. Bought a Caldwell Lead Sled, worked great for me to continue shooting. After healing I'm still using it 10 years later . hdbiker
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Old February 2, 2019, 12:50 PM   #8
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A pedestal rest that weighs at least 12 pounds. I have a 12 pound Hart pedestal rest...though I'm looking for a heavier rest. Hart and Sinclair International have a variety of pedestal rests.
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