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harris bipod for the rec7

Postby darksoldier300 on Wed 29 Apr, 2009 11:57 pm

i wana get a bipod here soon for my rec and was wondering which harris model would fit the arms rail on the rec7
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Re: harris bipod for the rec7

Postby Samurai on Thu 30 Apr, 2009 2:40 pm

darksoldier300 wrote:i wana get a bipod here soon for my rec and was wondering which harris model would fit the arms rail on the rec7


I think most of them will, but you have to buy
an adapter if you have the picatinny rail.
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Re: harris bipod for the rec7

Postby LeoAtrox on Thu 30 Apr, 2009 3:02 pm

Just curious. I don't have any bipods (except for my CAA Pivot Pod) ... Why Harris? I know that the Marine Corps uses Harris bipods, but there are other options out there at competitive prices. What makes folks choose Harris over some of the other brands?
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Re: harris bipod for the rec7

Postby darksoldier300 on Thu 30 Apr, 2009 4:09 pm

ive used harris and they are very sturdy.....i stick with what i no is good and they really arent to high priced...ill have too look in to call them or something
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Re: harris bipod for the rec7

Postby Shadow on Thu 30 Apr, 2009 10:45 pm

LeoAtrox wrote: ... Why Harris? I know that the Marine Corps uses Harris bipods, but there are other options out there at competitive prices. What makes folks choose Harris over some of the other brands?


Uh... cause they're good. I have used many others and always end up with Harris anyway, so I stopped experimenting (spending twice). Besides, "USMC use" - would pretty much justify my first choice on stuff that I wanna buy....Course, I'm just a little anal on accessory stuff, if used by USMC...
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Re: harris bipod for the rec7

Postby Walt Her on Fri 01 May, 2009 7:47 pm

Harris=good! Well made, user friendly. Just a couple of thoughts though:
1) You will need to buy an adapter to mount to anything other than a sling swivel stud (say that 5 times fast :D ). Beware of sling swivel stud adaptors: many on the market are not quick detach (i.e. A.R.M.S. or thumb screw) IMHO QD mount is essential! Consider A.R.M.S. #32 (replaces the Harris set screw to mount securely) or the similar porduct from Larue

2) Only buy the Harris bipods that allow you to level the rifle on uneven terrain by canting the rifle in the bipods cradle. Not all Harris bipods do this. Having your rifle level is essential for obtaining the most accuracy.

3) Avoid the Harris bipod with the auto-ejecting telescoping leg extensions!!! While seemingly cool, the extensions are not as sturdy as the regular legs (plastic!?!) and the legs click into pre-determined notches whereas the models with thumb tightening set screws can be adjusted to any desired length (like on uneven ground) and then tightened into place. The extensions are sturdier also.

4) Pick the right length for you! The S-type (smallest) are great for benchtop (rooftop) applications, but you often must use the extensions for prone shooting on the ground. The M-type are great for prone shooting, but maybe a little tall for benchrest (IMHO)

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Re: harris bipod for the rec7

Postby Walt Her on Fri 01 May, 2009 8:15 pm

P.S. Consider models HBBR-S, HBL-S, slightly more $$$, worth every penny=best value (IMHO)
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Re: harris bipod for the rec7

Postby darksoldier300 on Sun 03 May, 2009 10:59 pm

awsome thanks walt you gave me what i needed to hear...so i can call arms inc and get the adapter for the harris pod?
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Re: harris bipod for the rec7

Postby Walt Her on Thu 07 May, 2009 6:54 pm

Yeah, like I said consider ARMS #32 http://www.botachtactical.com/ams32thlehab.html or directly from ARMS, (they were on backorder when I checked for you) and Botach was less $$$ but I don't know about availabilty from them!
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Re: harris bipod for the rec7

Postby THUNDERUSONE on Thu 17 Dec, 2009 7:27 pm

Im rolling with the GG&G and I cant say enough good about it. I love mine. My buddies that have seen it are getting them as well. The GG&G Bipod gives me a stiff Monopod. :rofl:
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Re: harris bipod for the rec7

Postby DEDMNKY on Fri 18 Dec, 2009 2:17 am

Your pics give me some thing stiff but i aint a bipod oh i'm sorry got carried up in the porn :cheer:
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Re: harris bipod for the rec7

Postby Samurai on Fri 15 Jan, 2010 4:49 pm

I like that foregrip, with the light.
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Re: harris bipod for the rec7

Postby LeoAtrox on Tue 19 Jan, 2010 12:07 pm

Samurai wrote:I like that foregrip, with the light.


I like the Barrett carry handle. Never seen one of those on a carbine before.
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Re: harris bipod for the rec7

Postby Samurai on Tue 19 Jan, 2010 7:18 pm

The foregrip and the rail, I recognize the logo
but can't remember the company, help me out pls.
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