Looking for a Specific Bi-pod for My AR

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  1. AR SLOOT

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    I'm looking for a new bipod but not just any bipod. I'm trying to find a bipod that can swivel and rotate at a 20!degree angle. I do not know the specific term but I want one that when you place it on a flat surface you can rotate the AR in a twisting motion. Also if You have a level on your scope you could place it on a 20 degree surface and twist the AR to where the level bubble is back to center. I then want to let the AR go and it still be level. My current bipod just kind of flops around side to side and I can't get it to stay in a level position when I'm not focusing on the level. Im almost positive there is a term for what I'm trying to describe. I've heard some people call it a "cant." Please educate me on what this is called and some bipod that offer this.
     
  2. Unka-Boo

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    Google versapod and atlas bipod. See if thats what youre after.
     
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  4. Raidingtime

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    I've used cheap ones, Harris, and Atlas. Atlas bipods got the game figured out.
     
  5. AR SLOOT

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    Ok so the term is considered "can't?"
     
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    After looking at your link it seems I'm talking about pivot. I'm not looking for a locking pivot of the blackhawks but more of a free pivot that has some resistance that will hold the rifle where I pivot.
     
  8. old11bravo

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    Earlier post had it right, you need an ATLAS. They aint cheap but you get what you pay for and you'll never want for a bipod again.
     
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    LOL
    "Can't" enters the equation when you see the Atlas price tag.
    Otherwise it's plain ol' cant.


    :)
     
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    Buy once cry once.
     
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    A Kantian slip if ever I saw one.
     
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    Or "Buy many times, cry many times" as so many of us do.

    :)
     
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    Do you have a wad of rubber bands?
     
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    Get a Harris swivel type and put a Pod-Loc on it.
     
  15. AR SLOOT

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    Yeah yeah haha. The ol spellcheck took hold and didn't let go.
     
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    So I knew I would be in the realm of Atlas when I started this. My question still is will the Atlas hold a pivot in place. I can't seem to find an online review that touches on this topic which is odd considering I think this is one of the most important functions.
     
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    It will hold a cant. There is actually a tension knob to adjust the amount of resistance when the bipod is placed at a cant.
     
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    Little known fact.. the term came about because it was easier to hit a cantering horse if you tilted the rifle a bit.

















    not really
     
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    I have three of the Atlas Precision 5H Bipods and they have adjustable tension knobs for holding cant as well as a locked position, and they can swivel ( traverse ) about 40 deg side to side. Well worth the coin when you look at the quality and features you get!
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