Wider Front Rest for Caldwell Rock/ DFT Lead Sled

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I have gotten accustomed to using a Caldwell Lead Sled DFT for use in load testing. I don't want to debate the merits of doing this, and have found that the commonality with the Rock rest (which I was familiar with already) and the repeatability has helped me a lot in load development.

A problem has cropped up, however, in that the front bag is too narrow to work with 308 quad rails -- specifically the one of my LMT MWS AND my KAC SR-25/MK 11.

The forearm on these rifles ends up riding on top of the front rest, which makes it both difficult to get zeroed and very jumpy.

Does anyone have any suggestions?
 

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    I have had all the brands. I think I still have one Eagle laying around. Of the ones I had, I though the Tac Ops was very high quality, but the Triad design is better. The Tac Ops didn't work well on my Manners T2 I had. After a while, I realized that the weight I was saving with non-adjustable stocks was being offset by keeping ammo, wrenches, and everything else in my stock pack, so I just kept that stuff in my main pack and started running slick stocks with adjustable combs like the Manners "A" series and my AI.
     

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    My original post may not have been clear. I can't do anything with the mws and won't replace the rail on my kac.

    Does anyone have any suggestions about what I can do to get these in the lead sled?
     

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    I had the same issue with the ridiculously large rail on my 110 BA Savage. The rail would set on top of the bag. I was able to buy a smaller bag and that fixed the problem entirely

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    ronnl001

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    I had the same issue with the ridiculously large rail on my 110 BA Savage. The rail would set on top of the bag. I was able to buy a smaller bag and that fixed the problem entirely

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    Source for bag?
     

    Griffino

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    Sorry if this doesn't work. I got its from Sportsmans Warehouse locally. Its just a small Caldwell bag

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    I found it had too many beads in it, so I pulled about a third of it out. In my opinion sand is better

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