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Old 18th September 2016, 03:46 PM
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Hello,

Am struggling to get comfortable / stable in sitting position.

Do people support their gun straight onto the knee with hand just stabilising OR is the gun supported by the hand which is on the knee

Hope that makes sense?!

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Old 18th September 2016, 04:10 PM
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bit of both for me... the gun sits on the knee but it's stabilised by a hand that wraps around my knee and holds the gun. I can vary the contact on the knee as it suits me and the target position.

There's no right way of doing it, just ways for you that are better than others. Some shoot over the arm for instance.
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I think a lot depends on age and body shape watch some of the comp vids on here and berty has a good one on utube.
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Dan, i do the same as Rob....half/half on the glove or knee. Keep persevering mate but i reckon it can take up to 6 months before a stable sitting position can be found. After a while muscle memory kicks in and you'll find that you can actually keep the crosshairs in the kill
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After being used to a post for support and max 12 mag it feels like I'm all over the place!

Will persevere!!
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I, like many, shoot off the knee now. When I first shot it was over the arm.

So I used to seat on the bean bag in the lounge and just get used to the rifle and a holding it. That way over time it starts to become second nature and get the muscles used to it.

It does take a while to get the muscles to do what we want but it is a start and get the basics right.
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After being used to a post for support and max 12 mag it feels like I'm all over the place!

Will persevere!!
Relax and let your position find where it wants to point the gun, then adjust from there.
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In the penultimate picture, which hand is used to squeeze the trigger?
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Old 18th September 2016, 08:17 PM
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That shooter is Gerhard Genade, he is a lefty and the left hand is used for that.

Similiar to the 1st picture, except that shooter is right handed, so uses the right one.
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