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Old 08-03-2022, 05:36 AM   #1
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I put together a 350 Legend for this yearís deer season but I know nothing about slings. Researching Looks like two point is preferred.

Brand / model suggestions? Also, which attachment method?

I grew up a shotgun not a rifle guy so this is all foreign to me.
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Old 08-03-2022, 06:16 AM   #2
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Attachment method.
Depends on your hand guard and butt stock. I prefer the QD Swivels. There's a hole on my butt stock and 2 on my hanguard for the swivel to snap into.

Sling:
Depends on your intended use of the gun. Spot and Stalk V-Tac sling. I've used a TAB sling but it doesn't seem as refined ans the V-TAC.

Here's how I do it. If I'm doing a Spot and Stalk hunt I use a 2 point sling. If I'm just going to a blind or tree stand i use a single point sling. I Ieave the 2 point sling attached when I get to the blind, they rattle and make noise when I'm bringing to gun up. Its spooked animals before
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Old 08-03-2022, 07:25 AM   #3
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This is what I use on all of my AR15s. lightweight, simple, nothing to accidentally disconnect, and the storage feature is great.

https://www.frankproctorshooting.com/proctor-sling/
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Old 08-03-2022, 07:27 AM   #4
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I bought the basic 2 point Magpul RLS sling to put on my AR10. It's long enough and it works.
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Old 08-03-2022, 07:47 AM   #5
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This is what I use on all of my AR15s. lightweight, simple, nothing to accidentally disconnect, and the storage feature is great.

https://www.frankproctorshooting.com/proctor-sling/
For hunting, this is all you need. No need for all that fancy tactical bs. Keep it simple.
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Old 08-03-2022, 07:57 AM   #6
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My go to with QD quick release on both ends.

https://www.blueforcegear.com/padded-vickers-sling
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Old 08-03-2022, 08:32 AM   #7
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I have a few two point slings for my ARs. For my 20" barreled rifle, I only use the two point slings, with the push button quick detachable swivels. I have those mounted on the left side of the gun.

On my two carbines with collapsible stocks, I have installed a ambidextrous, single point sling loops. So far, I really like that style sling for my carbines. Then I have a single point sling, with a quick release hook on the end.

If I am carrying my back pack, whatever rifle I am carrying, is strapped to the backpack. I have found that is the best way to carry a rifle, and not have it sliding around, and banging on rocks or whatever. I have climbed many hills in the past, with a rifle. Using a sling over my shoulder or across my chest. I never could come up with a way of keeping the rifle from sliding around and hitting rocks.

When walking to a stand, with one of my carbines, I found the single point works great.
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Old 08-03-2022, 08:41 AM   #8
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My go to with QD quick release on both ends.

https://www.blueforcegear.com/padded-vickers-sling

This is what Iíve started running on my ARs. Little bit pricey, but good quality. Definitely go two point, one points are basically useless imo.


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Old 08-03-2022, 09:53 AM   #9
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For hunting, this is all you need. No need for all that fancy tactical bs. Keep it simple.
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Old 08-03-2022, 12:31 PM   #10
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Also you of your undecided you can always make one out of 550 cord (paracord).
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Old 08-03-2022, 07:51 PM   #11
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I used my 300 BO this season with The Claw, with the rubber grippy shoulder pad. Attachment points were a sling stud on my keyhole foregrip and stud on my A-1 fixed buttstock. I’m about to rig up something similar on my new Grendel - I’m just taking pretty short walks into and out of stand locations, not cross-country or hiking, per se.
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My use will be walking the fields and woods on a handful of Iowa farms (we party hunt). So there will be posting and walking.
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Old 08-05-2022, 02:11 PM   #13
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My use will be walking the fields and woods on a handful of Iowa farms (we party hunt). So there will be posting and walking.
I slap one of these on all my AR's and use a Magpul sling with two QD studs, the sling clips to itself for single point connection and you can quickly move it up to a QD point on the rifle for two point connection. Works great for using two point for hiking then move to a single point for standing around or actively stalking.

https://bravocompanyusa.com/bcmgunfighter-qd-end-plate/

https://magpul.com/ms4-dual-qd-sling-gen-2.html
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Old 08-14-2022, 08:04 PM   #14
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I have an SOB B Sling.
It's not as quickly adjustable as it's touted, but I've had it about 3 years and it's not showing any deterioration.
It's a 2 point and I use qc.
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