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    Shooting Mat

    Hi Guys ,

    Just a quick note about a shooting mat I got from TAB , riflesonly store in the US , its a very small compact size , its only got padding on the area you place your elbows , the rest is not padded , that how it takes up so little room .

    Pics show it rolled up & unrolled .

    If you get one , back sure you get the std one ( has metal D rings ) , as the plastic fastex option gets broken easy , as you stand on it .

    Also , be aware the price of shipping is not right online , you should get a refund of approx $20 -25 , so a bit cheaper than when you shop online for it .



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    I like it, but I'm not 100% I would use it when hunting? Will be interesting to see what you think of it (i.e. if you still are carrying it in your pack) in a few months time?

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    Yeah I've had one of these for like, 3-4 years. It's nice. Rolls up like the size of a 1 litre nalgene bottle. what the hell would you take a shooting mat hunting for.

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    Definitely not hunting item. Twinneedle look like they've made a good one too.

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    I wouldn't...guess that's the point I was getting at?

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    yeah but why bring it up then? nowhere is hunting mentioned. it's like going into a thread about a rifle and saying "well that's cool but i don't i'd take it fishing"

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    how much do they sell for?.Perfect for gongs and are they water proof for when lying on wet ground?

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    I did not buy it to hunt with , its for shoots & when I go to the farm to zero & shoot , point is its very compact compared to a full shooting mat , I have a very small car .
    TAB make some nice slings as well , and suppressor covers & rear bags also .

    Its a step up from an old blanket & much more compact , cost was $65 USD .

    Later Chris
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    Well I must be a poofter hunter then My TAB mat comes with me on my annual Wallaby long range trip. It's great when your up at the crack of dawn, positioned facing your hunting area. Keeps you & your rifle getting soggy wet from the morning dew & keeps shit like spaniad grass piercing your privates. Bloody handy keeping long grass out of your scope too.

    For the hunter who sit's in one spot with his long range rifle setup ready to go these make a lot of sense if you don't mind carrying a little extra weight. The more comfortable I am lying prone the greater likelihood of a better shot. It's hard to concentrate on a clean trigger break when your got shit sticking in your eye or your crutch.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LJP View Post
    It's hard to concentrate on a clean trigger break when your got shit sticking in your eye or your crutch.
    Thats what the mrs says most evenings...

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    Quote Originally Posted by distant stalker View Post
    Thats what the mrs says most evenings...
    you are brave tonight... your Mrs must be away out, I thought she spell checks all your posts for you?
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    If it's not a first round hit you need to practice more

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    This is my 2nd TAB product , 1st was a suppressor cover , and will be ordering a new can cover the SASR with a bungie cord tighener , and a sling as well , just waiting on my AU cans to clear customs , TAB make a range of gear most quite handy , not cheap throu ,
    On the slings , they offer either the cheaper Fastex buckles or the all steel Cobra buckles at a higher price , depends on what you want , I think the steel buckles make sense when using the sling on a expensive rig .

    Cheers Chris

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Claw View Post
    you are brave tonight... your Mrs must be away out, I thought she spell checks all your posts for you?
    I guud spiel ish
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