shooting rest

davsco

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before you spend $$, get a large sock and knee-high pantyhose, and some airsoft bb's. put the pantyhose in the sock and fill the hose with bb's and tie off the hose and the sock. works pretty good as a rear bag and you can 'squish' it with your non-dominant hand to raise and lower the rear of the rifle as needed.

that said, i just bought the tab gear small and large rear bags to try but have been using the sock for years.
 

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Before you get that amazon caldwell look into the BaldEagle, right now they have the aluminum version for 139. This comes with out bags but I havent heard any one that would recommend the caldwell over it.
https://www.bullets.com/products/Rest-Triangle-Aluminum/BE1004

The rest are on sale if you would rather a different style of cast iron instead
https://www.bullets.com/products/category/788510

Myself, for heavy range rifles a bipod and small rear tab bag are what I use. For a light sporter rifle I use a front sand bag instead of a bipod and then my normal rear bag. I have pondered getting one of these though just to ponder. I bought a caldwell rock (lesser version than you linked) and returned it the same day.
 

Nik H

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    Bipod front and rear bag is really all you need unless shooting F-Class or Benchrest where a front rest is mandatory to be competitive.

    However a high quality, stable rest is very expensive. The Caldwell is a toy. You're better off with a Harris and a rear bag