Shooting sticks, 2 or 3 legs?

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  1. buckmarkhunter

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    My wife used the quad sticks believe by primos, pole cat I believe. Got them online for about $90. Way more sturdy than the others. If you get them practice setting up in a pinch as they will take some getting used to. I put them in my bow case on the flight worked great. I have a big pod tripod and primos bi pod trigger sticks. Those are easier to use but not as steady.
     

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    I am amazed that some outfitters dont have a portable collapsible bench and seat that can be set up by the workers for the client haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
     
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    It looks like a lot of support for 3 legs with the 4 leg version creating stability.
    I’m going to review Von Gruff idea the first few posts and purchased a Vanguard tripod that can be used 3 ways from eBay. I came back to a heap more posts. Thanks!

    I got this for 20% off so $120 Aussie dollars which seemed good.

    Now to practice when I receive it.
     
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    I have very little experience with rests. Was given a bipod for Xmas a few years ago and had a hard time with stability. Shot with a friends tripod and the difference was night and day. So for me it’s three legs or bust.
     

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    As stated previously, contact your PH and practice with what he has or bring your own that you have been practicing with. It is all a matter of what you are comfortable with and practice with. Some of the PH's are starting to use quad sticks. I found a pair online at Cowboy Safes. My with shoots better off these than a bench rest. Picture #1 are tripods I made from dowels. They can be broken down and used sitting . Picture #2 are the quad sticks. They take a little longer to get comfortable with but are rock solid. A friend of mine that is a PH in Namibia says that the amount of wounded animals has decreased dramatically since he started using the quad sticks.

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    I have used both on 2 trips to Africa. I prefer 3 leg, BUT, most important thing is try both before you go and PRACTICE!
     
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    Another BIG pro to the 3 leg: you can hand gea from it after the shoot. Seriously, it’s quite handy keeping expensive stuff out of the dirt!
     
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    3 legs. You can use it as a hanger for your backpack/ rifle when taking a rest. Deploys as fast as 2 legs and much more stable.
     
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