Author Topic: Which shooting sticks?  (Read 551 times)

Offline Jingles

  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Mar 2011
  • Posts: 2410
  • Location: 98862
  • Life is short so enjoy it to the MAX
Re: Which shooting sticks?
« Reply #15 on: October 29, 2020, 05:48:05 AM »
Being a cheapskate I made mine using 4 foot Fiberglass hollow garden stakes and 4 foot Aluminum solid rods cut the top off each to the length I wanted  mine, to also use as walking sticks, slid the aluminum rods in the garden stakes and sprayed in some expanding foam to prevent anything from being loose. Spray painted them and capped them  off with a foot of black rubber hose on each of the garden stakes super glued in place and hold every thing together with a rolled up section of bicycle inner tube at the bottom of the rubber hose.
1969 -1990

Offline stw

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Hunter
  • ***
  • Join Date: Jan 2011
  • Posts: 128
Re: Which shooting sticks?
« Reply #16 on: October 29, 2020, 06:03:56 AM »
You looking for something for all around like shooting on the fly while your hiking in  or hiking in and setting up over open country .

Offline trophyhunt

  • Forum Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+9)
  • Explorer
  • *****
  • Join Date: Nov 2008
  • Posts: 13530
  • Location: Wetside
  • Groups: Wa Wild Sheep Life Member
Re: Which shooting sticks?
« Reply #17 on: October 29, 2020, 07:04:29 AM »
I really like the Primos Trigger Sticks. Faster to adjust than anything else.
:yeah: They can be the difference between success and missing the shot.  My only complaint, they are cumbersome to carry all day, but I put up with it for the chance at a steady shot.
ďIn common withĒ..... not so much!!

Online Mtnwalker

  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Aug 2015
  • Posts: 740
  • Location: Selah
  • Groups: NRA RMEF MDF
Re: Which shooting sticks?
« Reply #18 on: October 29, 2020, 07:48:16 AM »
I usually have trekking poles so if I canít shoot from prone like in tall grass Iíll either shoot off my tripod or loop my trekking poles together as shooting sticks. Not the most user friendly way to do it but steady once you get set up and Iím not carrying both

Offline D-Rock425

  • Washington For Wildlife
  • Trade Count: (+7)
  • Explorer
  • ******
  • Join Date: Jun 2009
  • Posts: 12684
  • Location: Lake stevens
Re: Which shooting sticks?
« Reply #19 on: October 29, 2020, 07:53:40 AM »
Calling BS on are still toting that camera tripod!
that was the best 20 bucks I ever spent.

Offline ctwiggs1

  • Non-Hunting & Covid-19 Topics
  • Trade Count: (+9)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Mar 2009
  • Posts: 3645
Re: Which shooting sticks?
« Reply #20 on: October 29, 2020, 08:45:22 AM »
I tried shooting sticks and someone told me "Those are great until they break!"  Mine broke on the third trip out.  Hadn't even shot off them.

I'm sure there is better quality out there but I figure if my bipod won't work and there is no natural rest, I'll make due with my trekking poles. 


* Advertisement

* Recent Topics

Montana deer tags filled. by bearhunter99
[Today at 05:00:28 PM]

north chelan goat and licoln cliff sheep tag holders contact me by Limhangerslayer
[Today at 05:00:25 PM]

Skunk by rainshadow1
[Today at 04:58:50 PM]

JOBS: Looking for work/Looking to hire by Widgeondeke
[Today at 04:58:37 PM]

Tips and tricks thread by Trapper John
[Today at 04:58:10 PM]

Blacktail Deer Question by cooltimber
[Today at 04:53:56 PM]

Bushnell 4-14 for sale by Buddyk-9
[Today at 04:49:45 PM]

First time in Montana for deer by Dale Gribble
[Today at 04:49:33 PM]

Ruffed Grouse hunting and elevation by Stinkyrat
[Today at 04:46:38 PM]

Where's Wally !! by Reidus
[Today at 04:38:09 PM]

8 HP Honda boat motor by allen
[Today at 04:33:02 PM]

Hard bow case recommendations by The Fin
[Today at 04:31:16 PM]

Rescue-Who ya gonna call by Born2late
[Today at 04:27:36 PM]

Locked Out by Muckleshoots by pope
[Today at 04:21:55 PM]

Bear Meat by idaho guy
[Today at 04:17:42 PM]

Swakane by jstone
[Today at 04:12:39 PM]

Mushroom ID Thread by anthropisces
[Today at 03:52:19 PM]

Remington 6mm brass by davef
[Today at 03:49:02 PM]

Wifes first solo sit by Watimberghost
[Today at 03:35:21 PM]

2020 Whitetail Watch- pre-rut/rut activity by elkboy
[Today at 03:10:58 PM]