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Installation and Use for TipTop Bipod Users

Here is our new tutorial video for TipTop Bipod users! In this video, we’re going to tell our users how to install and use TipTop Bipod more conveniently.

-by Justin H.

Safety Check:
Before handling your firearm, please make sure it has been cleared.
Open the action
Look inside the chamber
Verify the Chamber and Barrel are clear

To install your TipTop® Bipod (Series III, V, and VII), start by aligning the clamp mechanism with the sling stud on your stock.
Once aligned, twist the thumb screw until it is tight. If you cannot securely tighten it by hand, use a 4mm Allen key.

Adjusting Leg Length:
To fully extend your bipod (6” to 9”, 9” to 13”, and 13.5” to 23”) just pull on the feet until the leg locks into place. If the leg does not move easily, verify that the leg lock thumbscrew is not engaged.
To retract, push the release located just above the telescoping portion of the leg.
For lengths between minimum and maximum, hold the leg at the appropriate length and tighten the leg lock thumbscrew. Be sure to tighten it all the way until it stops, or the leg may retract when loaded or during recoil.
To retract, loosen the thumbscrew and the leg will snap back to minimum.

Loading your Bipod:
To get the most accuracy out of your bipod, it should be “loaded”. This keeps it from bouncing off the ground, sliding around, or collapsing. Loading your bipod simply means putting a small amount of pressure forward to take any flex out of it. This is the method I use for prone:
1) Get into your shooting position
2) Hold the rifle against your shoulder with your support hand
3) Lift your torso by arching your back slightly
4) Relax back to the groundWhen doing this, the bipod will shuffle backwards a bit as you arch your back, then when you settle your body weight back down, it will load the bipod.
This allows the bipod to be loaded without using muscle tension. Holding your shooting position with muscle is inherently unstable. The more you can rely on your skeleton and weight, the more steady you will be.
This method can also be adapted for use while shooting from a bench or seated. Once you are comfortable, sit up slightly straighter, bringing the rifle with you. When you return to your shooting position, the bipod will be under load.

Alternatively, you can scoot forward slightly to load the bipod in prone:
1) Get into your shooting position
2) Put the inside of your feet flat on the ground
3) Use your toes to push your body forward an inch or two.
4) Relax, your body should now be resting in its new position, not held there by muscle
In this method, the rifle remains stationary and you move to it. In the first method, you move the rifle to you. In situations where you need to minimize movement, I find that it is better to use the toe method instead of the back method. However, this method cannot be used in a seated position.

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