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    Lightweight bipods

    Anyone have experience with these?

    Have seen javelin and neopod any others? Which rates higher for a hunting bipod on lightweight rigs?

    Have a Harris and atlas copy but never get used as they are heavy as hell

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    hi I have a carbon javelin bipod coming in the next week or so, I know a few lads with them and they rate them highly, bloody expensive though. what price are they in nz

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    Quote Originally Posted by the scudd View Post
    hi I have a carbon javelin bipod coming in the next week or so, I know a few lads with them and they rate them highly, bloody expensive though. what price are they in nz
    Cheap compared to a neopod... think the javelin is only $450nzd vs $750 for neopod

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    I have a Mk1 Javelin. Its good, but still early days for me as I bought it second hand from here not long ago. Very light and functional. Friction lock on the cant is not as good as the Harris (I'd like to see if they do a Pod Lok type throw arm). I also hope the Mk2 is better with the legs not sliding out so easily. Also I would like just a little more length in the legs. For practicality its very easy to store and carry and has a super fast setup. Shooting is stable and feels solid. Shot at gongs to 700m off the deck no troubles.
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    I had very mixed results with the Neopod. Very, very inconsistent point of impact unless you loaded the legs exactly the same each shot. This is very hard to do every time in a hunting situation. The trusted Harris or Atlas does not have this issue.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PerazziSC3 View Post
    Cheap compared to a neopod... think the javelin is only $450nzd vs $750 for neopod
    That's pretty steep mate the 2 neopods I got where 500 each.
    I found them ok on a lightweight gun but not ideal, bit to sloppy for my liking and went back to carrying a Harris in the pack.

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    Javelin better than Neopod. Had both, just Javelin now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tikka7mm08 View Post
    Javelin better than Neopod. Had both, just Javelin now.

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    And Harris better than both. My hunting mate broke the stop off his neopod a couple weeks ago so now one leg flops around a bit
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    Yes Harris best of the 3.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tikka7mm08 View Post
    Yes Harris best of the 3.
    Quite pleasing to hear you guys that have used both a fair bit say this. I have always used a Harris and find it really good, solid and reliable. I too carry it in the pack until needed.

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    KDC Video Series Clip 2 Optic Tripod conversion.mp4

    https://youtu.be/VZ0t9JNilJ0

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    1A2 with spikes is a good compromise
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    The javelin is a really good light bipod. But it needs the pod lock to tighten the tilt up or it wonít sit there it might tilt over and your rifle will fall over. They work really consistently you can load them but Iíve found they seem to absorb vibration quite well with the carbon fiber and I havenít noticed as much muzzle jump with a can and it seems smoother. You can also get the optics adapter and fit it to your spotting scope to give you a quick panable bipod to use. I use mine a lot more for this than actually shooting off it. Used it for nearly a year now with no issues.
    Call Joel to order one and the other bits. Well worth the money for a hunting bipod. For heavier longrange rifles I use a Harris.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MSL View Post
    And Harris better than both. My hunting mate broke the stop off his neopod a couple weeks ago so now one leg flops around a bit
    Weight isn't that much of an issue for you quad bike hunters aye.
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    Lightest extra weight, most consistent, most cost effective bipod ever?? Use your pack..
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