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onlydaves

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New and Questions Already
« on: April 28, 2020, 06:48:04 PM »
hey everyone    ::)

I've got an Airforce Texan LSS CF, and I'm trying to get set up.  I'm totally green, and I'm having a tough time finding any information on what the attachment is, and how to attach, a tripod to this air rifle.

Just bought a scope, and I'm waiting on the 30mm rings.  Got some .457 pellets coming too.

Just need to figure out how to get a tripod mounted, so I can snatch up one of those and then go see how this thing works.

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

Dave


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Re: New and Questions Already
« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2020, 09:06:05 PM »
Don't let the bipod stop you. Use a shooting bag, backpack, blanket, or whatever. It's just a rest. My Texan shoots like crap with a bipod.

You're supposed to have questions when your new. And if you're in it for long enough to NOT have to ask questions then you should quit because it's not any fun without learning.

Make sure you use a bullet lube and clean the bore after every shooting session.
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Re: New and Questions Already
« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2020, 05:10:43 AM »
I agree with Kevin. I do use a bipod, but mostly to support my Impact when on the ground, hood of my car, and when hung in the gun safe.

One thing I have never liked about regular old bipods (read that as cheap!), is the fact the legs aren't stable—they all seem to wobble! The solution is to have one in which the legs are at a 45° angle. Then the weight of the airgun helps steady the legs. Unfortunately, most of the bipods which offer this feature, are really expensive! The Accuracy-Tech are close to $500! I've found a cheaper alternative (≈$50), but I wouldn't recommend it unless you're almost a machinist.
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Re: New and Questions Already
« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2020, 05:59:54 AM »
The airforce model will do the 45 degree thing. I can't remember the price, but it's not expensive. I'm thinking around 50 bucks.
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