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Old 09-19-2018, 09:54 AM   #1
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I will be taking my daughter rifle hunting this season in a popup blind. I am looking for recommendations for a stable shooting platform for her. This will be used primarily while seated on a small stool in the blind. Portability and being able to use on a spot and stalk would be a bonus.

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Old 09-19-2018, 10:01 AM   #2
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Caldwell field pod is pretty nice, especially for a kid
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Old 09-19-2018, 10:13 AM   #3
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Both of my boys use a bog pod with the rifle attachment. It has worked pretty well for them.
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Old 09-19-2018, 10:38 AM   #4
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Primos trigger stick gen 3. Pricey but it is really nice.
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Old 09-19-2018, 10:47 AM   #5
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Primos Trigger stick tripod or Bog Pod Tripod
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Old 09-19-2018, 11:38 AM   #6
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Maximum portability, Primos Trigger stick for sure.
For maximum comfort for a young one just starting out and a great confidence builder, Caldwell Field pod... I have my 7 year old grandson hitting 1" diameter spots on a 3D hog at 30 yards every shot with the field pod and crossbow. I don't think he'd be able to do that with the trigger stick. I have both the standard and magnum field pods... for portability and ease of set up, I use the field pod and it works great in a pop up.
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Old 09-19-2018, 12:23 PM   #7
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Primos trigger stick gen 3. Pricey but it is really nice.
This.
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Old 09-19-2018, 12:33 PM   #8
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field pod for sure !!
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Old 09-19-2018, 12:43 PM   #9
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I bought some window attachments, they attach to the rods around your window and the barrel sits on the V in the middle. I cant remember the exact name of them but they worked great for my daughter to have something to rest the barrel of her rifle on.
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Old 09-19-2018, 01:17 PM   #10
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Field Pod or Vortex makes an adapter that fits on a rail, that will connect to any tripod.
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Old 09-19-2018, 04:43 PM   #11
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These are pretty well built and made in USA
https://stealthpodx.com/shop/
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Old 09-19-2018, 05:10 PM   #12
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The most stable will be the Caldwell Field Pod but you will lose the spot and stalk ease that you will have with the Primos Trigger Sticks. Either will work, but the field pod is fantastic!
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Old 09-19-2018, 05:21 PM   #13
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Just as a PSA, my Primos Trigger Stick quit working at about two years old. It was used very little in that time and Primos would NOT make it good. It was ok while it was working, but no better than regular sticks IMO.
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Old 09-19-2018, 05:27 PM   #14
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Every kid is going to be different based on the amount of time they have been shooting. If you have a shooting stick let them practice with it getting it set up and get used to it and they will do just fine with it.
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Old 09-19-2018, 05:42 PM   #15
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Another vote for Caldwell field pod.
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Old 09-19-2018, 06:37 PM   #16
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Definitely a tripod for sure. And the field pods are super nice. I like a bipod for most of my uses but for a youngster you will want the tripod for that extra stability. Also having something for them to put their elbow on is a great help for getting good and steady.

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Old 09-20-2018, 10:27 AM   #17
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Thank you for all the input, I think the caldwell field pod is what we are looking for
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Old 09-21-2018, 03:27 PM   #18
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Just as a PSA, my Primos Trigger Stick quit working at about two years old. It was used very little in that time and Primos would NOT make it good. It was ok while it was working, but no better than regular sticks IMO.
Do you know what generations yours was? I heard that there were wide spread issues with the first and second generations....... like it stopped working the second time folks used it problems. I have yet to hear a complaint about the third gen's.
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Old 09-21-2018, 06:12 PM   #19
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Gonna be the first to say, but the best is Really Right Stuff with a direct Arca Swiss mount on rifle. You’re going to pay for it but it allows minute of angle or better consistency off of a tripod.
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Old 09-21-2018, 06:16 PM   #20
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Bog Pod tripod works great.
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Old 09-22-2018, 03:58 AM   #21
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Check out the Kopfjager Reaper Grip and tripod. Without a doubt the steadiest tripod set up Iíve run. Perfect for a youngster.


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