Benchrest Air Pistol - Some Thoughts and a Trial

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Post by mitchell301 » Sun Dec 02, 2012 7:55 pm

Aha.... I didnt realise the arm was allowed to be rested on a surface. Dur. I was sat there with no part of my body touching either the rest or the bench surface, just holding the pistol barrel on the rest. No wonder I had problems.. what a nugget!!
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Post by pmh » Sun Dec 02, 2012 8:05 pm

I tried 3 techniques:-

Rest only,
Rest, elbow+left arm holding right
Rest and elbow.

I found the rest and elbow to be the best.

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Post by Ian » Sun Dec 02, 2012 8:16 pm

My personal preference is for 'rest only' as in a seated position I like to have my shooting arm straight and parallel to the ground - a similar position to unsupported match shooting

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Post by mitchell301 » Sun Dec 02, 2012 8:22 pm

I've brought the benchrest home with me, so I've got a few days to find the best position to suit me. Both of the above preferred methods sound the most plausible for me to try.
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