Build your own tripod shooting sticks

Discussion in 'Hunting Equipment, Gear & Optics' started by Oliver.Wettstein, May 12, 2009.

  1. Oliver.Wettstein

    Oliver.Wettstein AH Senior Member

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    Anyone have any ideas on how to build a cheap tripod shooting stick??

    Would really appreciate all your tips and hints. :D


    Thanks in advance,

    Oli
     
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    Code4 AH Enthusiast

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    Here's the knot you need (see attached pdf file)

    I bought some 19mm dowl but three old broom handles will do if its for practice.

    For hunting some of the commercial variations appear good. Google is your friend.
     

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    Great topic. I have a bunch of ash dowel rods and connectors. I may throw a couple of these together.
    Thanks
     
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    Excellent! I just printed it. I have been wondering about this lately, now i will do it.
     
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    Ray Atkinson AH Enthusiast

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    Africans use two or three bamboo sticks of the same length..tie the together with cut strips of innertube, use a lot of innertube at he tie spot...They are excellent and as good as any commercial product...adjust them by spreading them out..
     
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    Customize them by burning (Magnifying glass) the names of the animals you have shot off them,on each leg.....
    and ad a stripe for every animal after the first....

    eg. Kudu: I I I I
     

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