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Old 06-05-2018, 04:47 PM
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I have to agree. I just got one and am having a hard time learning it for my factory UL CZ stock. Keeping it under control takes some work as the delrin spool doesn't fit the rifle stock well. Otherwise, I like it. I thought it would be a good rest to learn things on until I can afford a full one piece rest. Perhaps it is just another of those lessons learned the hard way.
Could you put a chamois cloth or a towel between the UL's butt and the rear rest? Or does that just add a confounding factor when trying to control stock movement? The angles of a sporter stock are challenging off of many kinds of rest. That's why I have been gravitating to bipods. . .
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Old 06-05-2018, 05:13 PM
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That is exactly what I have been doing and the reason for me saying I am still "Learning" the rest. Luckily, I do like to learn.
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Old 06-07-2018, 02:40 PM
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As I said, it is my favorite rear rest for unlimited, but is a handful with a factory stock. I went to the range yesterday while the weather was nice and took this rear plus three good bags I own. The main problem with the rest in factory is that the rear V is low and too wide to touch the sides of the rear stock, so it just sets there and teeters. The rear elevation knob also touches the bottom line of the stock on a Ruger, so you have to use about half your rear vertical to adjust this out. You end up having to hold the gun with your right hand pretty firmly to avoid cant.

After shooting a little with this rest, I tried a long horizontal bag with a slick material ear section and Heavy Sand, a similar bag with a sloped ear section and a third bag with a sloped ear section and filled with regular sand left a little loose. The difference was amazing. The long bag, which works great with straight line stocks, was useless. The similar bag with sloped ears was better, but the Heavy Sand didn't give much control. The third bag was the charm. It was soft enough to allow you to set the front rest and let the butt bury in enough to hold your alignment and cant. Then you can concentrate on the trigger squeeze with you right hand and fine tune adjustment by squeezing the bag with you left. Accuracy and repeatability improved noticeably.

From now on it's the Arnold for unlimited and good sized soft bag for factory.

Might mention the soft bag I decided to use is one made with a stiff, solid bottom so you don't get any squirming and leaning over while using it.
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Old 06-08-2018, 05:19 AM
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Raising the rear

I had one and also found it to be too low in height to work with my factory stocked rifles I simply added 3 of these to the height adjustment screws to add height to the rear,problem solved

https://www.albanycountyfasteners.co...l-p/600000.htm

You can purchase these at just about any hardware store pretty cheaply.I do not have mine anymore so you'll have to see what size your threads are to utilize them,Hope this helps esk808

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Old 06-26-2018, 08:34 PM
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I had one and also found it to be too low in height to work with my factory stocked rifles I simply added 3 of these to the height adjustment screws to add height to the rear,problem solved

Hi, can you re-attach your photos? Sorry, but I can't see them.
I also have the same problem with the rear screw hitting the bottom of a factory stock.
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Old 06-27-2018, 02:36 AM
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I had one and also found it to be too low in height to work with my factory stocked rifles I simply added 3 of these to the height adjustment screws to add height to the rear,problem solved

https://www.albanycountyfasteners.co...l-p/600000.htm

You can purchase these at just about any hardware store pretty cheaply.I do not have mine anymore so you\ll have to see whatsize your threads are to utilize them,Hope this helps esk808
Okay...... can you please post a picture using these coupling nuts on the rest?

Do you put these coupling nuts below the base?

Thanks for responding.

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These worked well for me...

This is what I ended up with:





Swivel feet with rubber pads from McMaster Carr. These are 2" and I also have 4" that I need to cut down for some other rifles.

These are very solid, grip the bench, and work very well for me.
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Guess I can't figure out how to post images... oh well.
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How about a link to the product page of the vendor?
Or even the name/description and part number of the product?
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Ah, figured it out...

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Old 06-28-2018, 11:29 AM
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Okay...... can you please post a picture using these coupling nuts on the rest?

Do you put these coupling nuts below the base?

Thanks for responding.
Yes they go below the base,I sold mine so no pics,sorry
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Anybody want to sell one of these?
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Is that just a T piece of 1" aluminum plate? Can you show a bottom picture?
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After shooting a little with this rest, I tried a long horizontal bag with a slick material ear section and Heavy Sand, a similar bag with a sloped ear section and a third bag with a sloped ear section and filled with regular sand left a little loose. The difference was amazing. The long bag, which works great with straight line stocks, was useless. The similar bag with sloped ears was better, but the Heavy Sand didn't give much control. The third bag was the charm. It was soft enough to allow you to set the front rest and let the butt bury in enough to hold your alignment and cant. Then you can concentrate on the trigger squeeze with you right hand and fine tune adjustment by squeezing the bag with you left. Accuracy and repeatability improved noticeably.

From now on it's the Arnold for unlimited and good sized soft bag for factory.
Can you post a photo of the third rest you like and where to get one?
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Old 10-05-2018, 07:26 AM
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I have to ask again, does anyone have on of these for sale? I asked before and someone replied but I have a pretty bad heart attack in the following days and couldent follow up on it, so If anyone has one to saell please pm me.
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