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    WECSOG quick-attach Versapod adapter.

    I like the design of my $37 chinese knock-off Versapod bipod much better than my Harris bipods. One thing I don't like about it is the attachment method, it is QD in theory, in that you can attach/remove the bipod itself quickly and easily, but it leaves an annoying lump attached to your forward sling swivel. I hate having anything unnecessary attached to my rifle so I decided to make some alterations. 10 caffeine and boredom fuelled minutes with a dremel later, and I have this:





    Slide on, spin big nut 5-6 times, and it's tight. Takes all of 5 seconds to attach. I'm going to replace that giant nut with a smaller wingnut tomorrow.


    End result, just as stable as it used to be.



    Just a quick trick that takes no time and costs nothing if you want to make your versapod or knockoff more user friendly. It's ugly but it doesn't permanently alter your rifle.

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    The pin is a super-tight press fit - I had to hammer it in. Chinese manufacturing tolerances! The pin and the bit it presses into are stiff as hell. I can't make it fall out or bend, playing with it in the living room. I'm going to go to the range and actually test fire it tomorrow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tussock View Post
    Wont work with a real versapod then, the pin slides in and our easily. Im going with the option of turning up a new pin it slides onto and putting a threaded socket in the end of the stock.
    I was looking at that but it required modifying my stock and getting a pin made up, and it also seemed like a potential weak point in the stock if you dropped the rifle on the pin.

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    I'm going to make a spigot on the lathe and epoy it into the front of my stock. I like the threaded idea though. Maybe I'll look at that too.
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    I think Norway has a mate that makes threaded spigots for the Versapod. From memory they are designed to screw into the swivel stud hole at the front of Blasers. They're pricey though.

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    and the one Norway uses

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    Last edited by Normie; 02-04-2012 at 09:30 PM.
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    Around 80E for the Vektor one.


    The pin in the front of the stock is the superior option in the long run.

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    You would only need to make a pillar of sorts with an internal thread. Machine some relief sections around the outside for the glue to sit in, drill a big hole and fill it with lots of epoxy and push it in.
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    I got one of those versa-pod attachments but couldn't get it tight on the T3. So I got this:
    Leapers Swivel Stud Picatinny Slot Adaptor Kit [TL-BPAD1] - $24.90 : NZHUNTER.COM, Online Shooting Supplies - Wholesale Prices

    and then one of these:
    150-611 Compact Picatinny Rail Adapter

    Seen here:
    Versa Pod on a T3 - YouTube

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    Hello everyone, sorry to dig up an old thread for my first post. I was just wondering if any of you were able to install a versa-pod spigot onto your T3. I have a T3 in 7mm and the original stock is great. Usually with other rifles (Remington) I have to upgrade to a HS precision etc. Anyway, I have both the Versa-Pod and a Knock-of and want to use the pin instead of the block. Just seems like the T3 stock does not have much "meat" up front to install. If any of you have a pic, I would like to see it.

    Thanks again.

    Here is my T3



 

 

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