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Pics of Front and Rear Rest Bags Needed

I posted a question in the accessories section, but few folks visiting there these days, Im looking for pics and infor as to how rest bags are sealed, and rules that apply to what you fill with. Theres always alot of very informative guys here at the CZ forum, and hope someone will help. Ive done leather work most of my life, and have plenty, want to make some for myself.
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the ones i have fill through a little tube-like neck at the bottom of one corner. this "neck" is about 2" long x 1/2" dia and closes by being tucked-in to a pocket sewn on the bag next to the neck. the fold created thereby "seals" the bag. also have seen bags with a belt-loop type strap instead of a pocket.

i don't know what you're referring to as far as a rule; i've filled them with #8 lead shot, clean sand, plastic beads and dacron pillow stuffing.

the dacron is my choice over the others i mentioned since i do a lot of rest shooting in the field and the heavier bags become a chore if you're doing a lot of shoot-and-move. getting the stuff into a bag thru the little hole they give you for filling is more time-consuming but the results are worth it. i have a bag set-up which weighs 40 pounds when filled with clean sand and less than three pounds stuffed full of dacron. works just as good light as it did heavy, in the field.

hope this helps!
 

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You need to check the rules for whatever discipline you plan on shooting in (USBR, ARA, IR50/50, etc.). Some have rules that prohibit the use of anything "metallic" to fill the bags, which would rule out lead shot, which some folks use for the added weight. Mine personally are filled with tiny glass spheres (bead-blasting media). I like it because it flows well, is fairly heavy, and doesn't "pack" at all.
 
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