GI style sling on .22 rifles?


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parsimonious_instead
March 31, 2013, 11:33 PM
I just received a canvas GI style sling directly from Appleseed's online store. I'd like to put it on either my Savage Mark II or my Marlin XT-22, but there doesn't seem to be a way to connect it to the small, roughly pea-sized sling studs.
Is there some sort of adapter I need to buy?

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easy
March 31, 2013, 11:46 PM
yep, you need sling loops. try e-gunparts or uncle mikes. get the 1 1/4" sling mounts

https://www.gunpartscorp.com/Products/408900.htm

quick release. works well for position changes without having to adjust the sling as much.

1411
March 31, 2013, 11:51 PM
Inch and a quarter I believe. I have a GI sling on my 10/22 Liberty Rifle. Don't forget the tech sights.

chrome_austex
April 1, 2013, 12:29 AM
I've got no idea why Easy linked you that part. That's probably the part you already have on the GI sling.

Just get a couple of standard sling loops for normal sling studs and thread the sling through your new loops instead of the old attachment hardware (keeping the obvious bits).

I like these: Talon Sling Loops (http://www.midwayusa.com/product/156955/the-outdoor-connection-talon-sling-swivels-1-1-4-steel-black-1-pair), but not for any particularly good reason.

For extra credit, you can drill and epoxy in a couple of grovtec flush cups and use QD sling loops (http://www.laruetactical.com/larue-tactical-125-inch-swivel) instead.

Skylerbone
April 1, 2013, 01:37 AM
Here's what you need, 1 1/4": http://www.midwayusa.com/product/1398331116/uncle-mikes-quick-detachable-super-sling-swivel-set You should be able to snap your sling hardware into them or replace the clips with these directly.

NeuseRvrRat
April 1, 2013, 09:19 AM
Tech sights sells a 1" version of the GI web sling. 1" swivels are more common on commercial rifles and slings. Just another option.

Captains1911
April 2, 2013, 10:14 PM
Canvas?

I prefer the QD swivels for appleseed shoots.

http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e106/Captains1911/paper%20punchers/10-22_6.jpg

parsimonious_instead
May 5, 2013, 08:06 AM
The advice here led me to the correct QD mounts and slings. I'm ready now for the upcoming Appleseed I'm attending...

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