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bobczyk 01-24-2011 06:29 PM

bipod adapter
I just purchased a used Izhmash cm-2 and was wanting to attach my Harris bipod to the front rail. Is their a adapter available I could buy or is a gunsmith going to have to make this part?

aom22 01-24-2011 07:53 PM

Fore-End Rail Compatible With Accessories
What you need is a fore-end rail that is compatible with the accessories you intend to mount.
Charlotte has a thread this should interest you.

Hand Stop for Cadet

Originally Posted by Charlotte (Post 3214489)
There is no good reason to resist replacing the rail.
My rail cost me $12 from Champchoice and there has never been a regret.
I can now use any handstop I want and I can use a bipod for supporting the rifle
_when I leave the firing line.
I had a local gunsmith do the install on my rail and don't remember
_what he charged me, but it wasn't much.
The palm rest is just another reason you should seriously consider replacing the rail.

Google Earnest Shooting Products and get her a hook buttplate.
You are still going to be miles ahead of what you would have spent on an Anschutz.
BTW, the CM-2 doesn't really have a handstop, just a sling swivel.
She also needs a better selection of front sight inserts than what comes with the rifle.
The plastic insets are my personal favorite and they are $20 for a set.

sharpessword 01-24-2011 10:04 PM

Harris Bi-pod adapter

Here is an alternative to replacing your CM-2's rail.

Check out the Harris Bi-pod website

They show two adapters for rails.
Both are around $12.00 each.

Use your dial caliper and measure your
CM-2 rail's inside diameter.

Order to fit, if possible.
If not, order the next size up and
use a dremel tool to custom fit.

Let us know what you decide to do.

Hope this was helpful.

Charlotte 01-24-2011 10:52 PM

The bipods we use in smallbore is more of a rifle rest or substitute for laying the rifle on it's side. They aren't meant to shoot off of like the Harris bipod.
Anyway, we're halfway through the offseason and the weather has prevented me from practicing anything other than offhand with an air rifle in my basement.
To all my northern friends here on RFC, you can come get your winter back, I don't want it anymore.:D

bobczyk 01-25-2011 08:47 PM

Thanks everybody---I found an adapter at Midway. Hope it fits---it,s for european rails. If this gun shoots half as good as it looks I'll be a happy camper.

aom22 01-26-2011 05:34 AM

Link to Adapter

Originally Posted by bobczyk (Post 3289413)
I found an adapter at Midway.
Hope it fits---it,s for european rails.

How about providing a link to the adapter you're buying?
Others may be interested.

bobczyk 01-26-2011 09:51 AM

www.midwayusa.com product #: 293237

aom22 01-26-2011 03:42 PM

Stud - For European Size Rails
Please let know if the adapter fits without modification.
Midway: Harris #6 Bipod Adapter Stud for European Rails 3/8" Width Black

Harris: HB6 - Stud - For European Size Rails (3/8" across rail slot)

bobczyk 01-28-2011 01:52 PM

Won't work-too wide--base of adapter is .496---my rail is .416. I know i could machine that down to fit but the (mass) of adapter is .380 and my rail is only .264---Hope this makes some sense but the bottom line is "it's just to wide from top to bottom.

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