Rifle rest plans

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Trevor1837, Dec 5, 2011.

  1. Trevor1837

    Trevor1837 New Member

    Sep 22, 2011
    I am looking for some plans for a front rifle rest, I only want the front rest I'm not looking to make a whole "lead sled" like contraption. Anyway I have come to believe that people one here can help with every problem ever :), so I thought I'd ask!
  2. gun runner

    gun runner Former Guest

    Nov 23, 2011
    South Texas
    get a bi pod or mini sand bag:cool:

  3. cpttango30

    cpttango30 Guest

    Google joe Cowan. I just bought one of his superb rests. He might send you the plans.
  4. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
    made a quick drawing of one i made

    materials 3/4" thick ply

    some scrap foam rubber to go into the curved rest area and some glue to glue the foam

    the cross piece should go in tight and need a tap in that ways its free standing

    Attached Files:

  5. bamajoey

    bamajoey Well-Known Member

    Aug 17, 2009
    This is what I started out with. The white material is a hard foam but not abrasive. I have since updated to a metal one.

  6. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
    Nice!! Rifle too ... ;)
  7. Dennis C

    Dennis C New Member

    Oct 5, 2009
    South Dakota
    You guys are very talented! Wood is not my friend :(
  8. bamajoey

    bamajoey Well-Known Member

    Aug 17, 2009

    That was also my first attempt at building a stock. I am starting on my second one as soon as I decide which action to put in it. (CZ American or CZ Varmint):)
  9. wingspar

    wingspar Member

    Sep 19, 2009
    Probably not what you are looking for and definitely not as nice as what’s been posted, but I’m cheap. Pants legs filled with beach sand. BB’s, dried peas/beans and other things would work. The top bag is filled loose enough so that a nice V shape can be formed, tho I didn’t do that in the photo. It works for me, and cost $0.00.

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