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Discussion in 'Shooting Gear and Storage' started by WayBeau, Feb 1, 2011.

  1. WayBeau

    WayBeau Well-Known Member

    I need suggestions as to what sling to put on my Ruger M77. I grew up with military type slings and am very comfortable with using them while shooting, but I think I might want something that's a touch more comfortable while hiking through the mountains.

    Any suggestions on a quality, comfortable sling that can be used similarly to a military sling when shooting?
  2. WayBeau

    WayBeau Well-Known Member

    Any suggestions on ANY kind of sling? What kind of slings are you guys using on your hunting rifles?
  3. ultradoc

    ultradoc Well-Known Member

    Sorry. Can't help becuase I don't have a hunting rifle. Mine are tactical so I have single,2pt.slings.
  4. trickyasafox

    trickyasafox Well-Known Member

    the claw


    shop around for prices. They are light, wide enough pad to keep from digging, and grippy enough material to stay put. I have one on my muzzleloader and love it. its a great 'working' sling.

    not gonna turn into a great shooting aid, but maybe if you picked the version with shooting sticks? I don't know- I don't use the sling as an aid in the field much- shots aren't very far in my neck of the woods.
  5. WayBeau

    WayBeau Well-Known Member

    I was looking at the quake slings. I do like the look of them. I'll have to investigate further. Really, I just want one that can give me a little more support during the shot (when needed). I won't be taking any long range, off hand shots that require a lot of extra support. But do want something that I can wrap around my hand for that lit bit of extra support.

    Thanks for the tip.
  6. jlmdlm

    jlmdlm Member

    On my coyote gun, I use an Outlaw Sling. I walk in to sets. This sling makes it easy to carry shooting sticks, calls, or drag a coyote because the gun rides perfect on my back. It is not the fastest sling as far as getting a quick shot while walking. But if you are looking for something for hiking in the mountains, it may be just what you are looking for. I wouldn't suggest it for a range rifle or tactical rifle, but I don't think it can be beat for a hunting setup.
  7. WayBeau

    WayBeau Well-Known Member

    How does the outlaw work if you where a pack? I like the concept and the look, but I don't know if I'd be able to use it along with my day pack. The extra strap would simply be unnecessary.

    Thanks for the tip.
  8. Haxby

    Haxby Well-Known Member

    You might check out the 'Outdoor Connection padded super sling.' Excellent carry strap, IMO. Better than nothin' as a shooting sling. Natchez has them cheap sometimes.
  9. SleazyRider

    SleazyRider Well-Known Member

    Can't beat the Turner Sling in Biothane.
  10. jlmdlm

    jlmdlm Member

    I have never worn a pack with my sling, so I am not sure how that would work. The straps are big enough that you could wear it over a pack, but there would be an abundance of straps for sure.
  11. WayBeau

    WayBeau Well-Known Member

    The padded super sling looks sweet!

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