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#2958317 - 09/26/12 01:48 PM anyone use a lead sled??
pseshooter300
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Registered: 04/03/11
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Anyone use a lead sled was looking at the lead sled plus
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#2959102 - 09/27/12 06:49 AM Re: anyone use a lead sled?? [Re: pseshooter300]
morgancountry
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Registered: 10/03/11
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Loc: wartburg, tn

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they're great. they take all the recoil out of the shot so you can shoot all day. Just don't strap the gun in it, the recoil has to go somewhere...
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#2959114 - 09/27/12 07:03 AM Re: anyone use a lead sled?? [Re: morgancountry]
KPH
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I tried one once and didn't like it much rather have a good sand bag rest.
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#2959200 - 09/27/12 08:16 AM Re: anyone use a lead sled?? [Re: KPH]
ratsnakeboogy
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If you have heavy recoil guns be careful, I've seen smokeless muzzleloaders with near max loads and heavy bullets destroy High end Leupold and Zeiss scopes within 3 shots using the sled. Never strap it down.
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#2959261 - 09/27/12 08:57 AM Re: anyone use a lead sled?? [Re: ratsnakeboogy]
JimFromTN
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I have used them. They have been known to destroy scopes. I would much rather use one of caldwells front shooting rests with a small shooting bag in the back. If your rifle kicks that much, get a good recoil pad. If it still kicks too much, get a muzzle break. I can shoot my 300 win mag all day long and never flinch or shed a tear.
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#2960081 - 09/27/12 08:08 PM Re: anyone use a lead sled?? [Re: JimFromTN]
W.Seay
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Been using them for 10 years and never had a problem. Don't strap the gun down!
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#2966195 - 10/02/12 08:03 PM Re: anyone use a lead sled?? [Re: W.Seay]
Greg M
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Loc: Riverview, FL/ Bluff City, TN

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Use it every fall to verify zero, then switch to the bipod and shoot.
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#2968788 - 10/04/12 03:21 PM Re: anyone use a lead sled?? [Re: Greg M]
Slaughter-06
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Yep love it, 12 ga slugs will whomp you! I never even thought to strap it down who does that?
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#2969333 - 10/04/12 10:18 PM Re: anyone use a lead sled?? [Re: Slaughter-06]
danny1975
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I only use my lead sled to sight scopes in then switch to sand bags especially in high recoil guns .
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#2969669 - 10/05/12 09:06 AM Re: anyone use a lead sled?? [Re: danny1975]
muddyboots
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I didnt like it. I like the caldwell adjustable rest and sand bags much better
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