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Old 01-09-2014, 12:16 AM   #11
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Kitty litter is what I prefer to use. It's cheap,and doesn't break down easily.
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Old 01-09-2014, 01:44 AM   #12
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Here is what I use, you can make em out of different size tubes filled with sand or kitty litter..........
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Mine came filled from a Big Box store(Big 5)...
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Guess it depends on how heavy you think you need. I personaly gave up on a sand bag for a front rest 30 years ago and bought something like a Rock Rifle Rest. Its more adjustable , stays put and does not sag as you shot. Lighter than all but foam pellets too.
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Guess it depends on how heavy you think you need. I personaly gave up on a sand bag for a front rest 30 years ago and bought something like a Rock Rifle Rest. Its more adjustable , stays put and does not sag as you shot. Lighter than all but foam pellets too.

I need a good front rest that can double as a Pistol rest. MTM has one that looks like it fits the bill, but I also saw ones that run $300 and up!
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I mainly use sand, I think it offers the best rest. But for weight saving shredded polyurethane works very well.


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DrFootball I use my adjustable rifle rest as a handgun rest for the last 36 years. Not as likely to blow holes in it like with a filled bag. Only my cm9 and snubby are a bit hard on the leather bag and I keep a piece of ole boot leather to line the pad with for short barrels. If handgun is to short of grip I lay a rear bag or block to rest the bottom of my hand on.

heres a like my old one-
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Thanks! I use a set of Bags that were about $12. Not sure where I got them. But Im thinking I need a Rest that locks...
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I just use burlap or nylon feed sacks full of corn. I put the amount of corn I can carry in the bag, then tie it up with wire. If I get careless and rip the bag open with a revolver I just feed the corn to the deer. Sunflower seeds make a great support. You can get 50 lb of sunflower seeds at Walmart at a reasonable price. Sunflower seeds are like crack to deer and squirrels.
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I just use burlap or nylon feed sacks full of corn. I put the amount of corn I can carry in the bag, then tie it up with wire. If I get careless and rip the bag open with a revolver I just feed the corn to the deer. Sunflower seeds make a great support. You can get 50 lb of sunflower seeds at Walmart at a reasonable price. Sunflower seeds are like crack to deer and squirrels.
Just what we need. Deer and squirrels high on sunflower seeds. Now we will have to get bigger guns.
Kidding aside, I take it the sunflower seeds are still in the shells. Do you get any moisture problems?
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