Gun Gear - Buying a Shooting Bipod or Shooting Tripod Charlottesville Virginia VA

Gun Gear Gun Vise And Shooting System In Charlottesville, VA

This is our most popular VersaCradle in Charlottesville, VA because it does everything from gun cleaning, gun maintenance, gun build-outs, all the way to a complete shooting system! This VersaCradle package comes with two C-Clamps that are specifically designed to hold your VersaCradle to your workbench. We also include the shooting t-frame that takes 10 seconds to put on when you're ready to head out to the range.

The soft polymer molded arms and adjustable rubber straps hold your guns firm and safe. The VersaCradle can be directly mounted to your bench or you can use the provided table top tripod legs. After you're done cleaning or maintaining your gun, head to the range with your Versa Cradle Tri in Charlottesville, VA.

The VersaCradle Tripod with C-Clamps (2) is the ultimate cradle for cleaning, shooting, or maintenance on your rifle or shotgun.  

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The main three categories of shooters are: precision shooters, hunters, and sportsmen. 

In the world of precision shooting, bipods are a given, but we are starting to see more shooting tripods like the Dallama Gear SSTX. Precision shooting is synonymous with snipers in the military. The purpose of a sniper is to engage enemy targets from positions of concealment and/or at distances exceeding detection. A successful sniper needs to be accurate in whatever situation they are engaging in.

To this day American snipers are being issued some kind of shooting bipod. The most common bipod in the military has been the Harris Bipod. Harris Engineering, Inc. was founded on July 11th, 1979 in Barlow, Kentucky by Gerald Harris, Margaret Harris, and Susan Wilkerson. A version of their bipod has proven reliable in two wars and in all sorts of fighting conditions.

Popular Bipod And Tripod Types In Charlottesville, VA

Other bipods, like the Sinclair F-Class Bipod, are being used in F-Class events. It's quite cumbersome but very effective in that style of precision shooting. Other popular bipods and tripods in and around Charlottesville, VA include the following:

Accu-Shot BT46-LW17 Atlas bipod

BT10 V8 Atlas Bipod

Do-All Outdoors Dead on Bipod Shooting Stick

Harris Engineering S-LM Hinged Bipod

For hunters in Charlottesville, VA, accuracy is still important, but now mobility becomes crucial. Any good hunter knows that some lateral and horizontal adjustments are a must. Game appear out of nowhere and are often moving. Stability will always be important to keep the shot on line, but one has to quickly change the angle and position of the gun to get the shot off.This is where shooting sticks (a type of bipod) have been effective. Some monopods are being used, but both of these can become cumbersome.

Shooting Tripods In Charlottesville, VA

Shooting tripods are showing to be very useful because they can often take the place of shooting sticks and monopods. A great example of this is the OTM, carbon fiber shooting tripod. It has a fold-up tent pole action (18 inches) and weighs as much as some traditional bipods.

The OTM stands for On the Mountain, which is Dallama Gears full-size shooting tripod in Charlottesville, VAThe OTM, attaches to a picatinny rail system and extends to 67 inches for standing and shooting. Other tripods on the market are great for stability and mobility, but they often weigh too much for long hikes. Some more popular shooting tripods include:

Really Right Stuff Sour TVC-33

Crux Ordnance PMG

Primos Hunting Trigger Sticks

Spartan Precision Equipment Sentinel Tripod

Sportsman Shooters In Charlottesville, VA

The sportsman is someone I would define as an avid shooter. A sportsman is someone who likes to do a little precision shooting as well as get out and do some hunting. Many sportsmen in and around Charlottesville, VA have a variety of guns ranging from a traditional deer hunting rifle to an AR-15 style .223 or 5.56. A sportsman needs practicality with their shooting bipods and tripods. They often want something they can use on a variety of guns. When buying a shooting bipod or shooting tripod in Charlottesville, VA you might want to consider getting one of each.

Get a bipod and tripod that you can easily swap between guns. Of course, if you can only get one, the tripod, like the SSTX, will give you the biggest bang for your buck. This shooting tripod is lightweight, can fold up on your gun, has multiple shooting heights and positions, and gives you both mobility and stability.

To learn more about purchasing the right shooting bipod or shooting tripod in Charlottesville, VA, give us a call and we can get you in touch with someone that can help.

 

Ammunition for self-defense may be regulated by state law

Ammunition for self-defense may be regulated by state law

Just as important as it is to pick a optimal concealed weapon for your defense is the choosing of the correct rounds that you will use. Rounds for defense has made great strides in quality and performance in its ability to penetrate and create what is commonly known as stopping power.

Defense rounds is not necessarily designed to kill the attacker, but rather to stop the fight and prevent them from continuing the conflict with you or any other civilians who may be present for the conflict. To achieve this, ammunition must have the ability to create such a shock and tissue damage that the attacker instantly stops and surrenders. The stopping or “knockdown power” usually refers to the ability of the round to incapacitate the attacker.

Choosing a defense round is not as easy as simply walking into a Charlottesville, VA concealed weapon store and making a purchase, there are many optimal types of rounds that, although legal in one state, would be a felony to simply possess in another state, so you must know all of the related round and gun laws and amendments in Charlottesville, VA and the surrounding areas.

This can be a real issue if you leave Charlottesville, VA and are packing a concealed weapon or any type of weapon across state lines.

The most common and effective type of hidden weapon defense rounds is the “Hollow Point” for both revolvers and semi-auto weaponry.

Nearly every manufacturer of ammunition now makes highly trained hollow point ammunition for defense, each has a slight variation in the design of the round and casing coupled with powder, primer, and machining quality to produce exact and high precision rounds.

YouTube is a great resource for civilians from Charlottesville, VA to learn the ballistics and true capabilities of any type of hidden weapon rounds you’re considering for defense use. The best ammunition (but not limited to) that a vast majority of trained defense rounds comes in is:

Revolver: .38 Spl +P, .357 Mag, .44 Mag
Auto Pistols: .25 Auto, .32 Auto, .380 Auto, 9mm, .38 Super +P, .40 Cal, 10mm Auto, .357 SIG, and .45 Auto