HOG Saddle Mount w/Aluminum Knob (MOD-7)
The U.S. patented Hog Saddle is a rugged, lightweight, mobile shooting platform that has been designed from the ground up to universally attach to tripod-based modular equipment, providing the operator with a stable shooting position adaptable to the diverse environments abroad. Designed by a Marine Scout Sniper and OIF Veteran, a rifle rest tailored to the special operations and law enforcement community. The Hog Saddle Shooting Platform is constructed around four basic principles:
RUGGEDNESS - specifically designed for the military sniper to be impact and corrosion resistant
PORTABILIYY - merely 16 oz
VERSATILITY - universal to any tripod platform utilizing 1/4-20 or 3/8-16 thread attachments
AMERICAN MADE - we didn't sell out and go to Asia or India. We kept our business in the USA
• CNC machined from a solid block of aluminum
• Black oxide stainless steel bolt and guide rods
• Hard anodized finish (a resilient surface which serves as an excellent base coat for custom camouflage paint)
• 1/4-20 stainless steel mounting threads and 3/8-16 back up threads
• CNC machined, Mil-Spec aluminum torque knob
• Stainless steel noise dampening tension spring
• 1/4 inch thick, recessed urethane pads specifically engineered to absorb rifle recoil and reduce muzzle jump
• Superior resistance to corrosion
• Weight: 16 oz
• Made in the USA
There are several clamping mechanisms on the market today that are made to mount to tripods. A few things that set the Hog Saddle apart from the crowd are that the rest is CNC machined and not cast.
The mounting threads are stainless steel and not just threaded aluminum. This prevents cross threading and over torqueing of the threads in the field. The pads on the Hog Saddle are not made of rubber. Rubber transfers recoil and can sometimes even magnify tripod hop. The urethane pads on the Hog Saddle have been specifically engineered to absorb recoil and to drastically reduce the transfer of recoil to the user's tripod. This gives the user the opportunity to make rapid follow up shots.
The Hog Saddle has been designed around military sniper specifications with years of research and development behind it.
**NOTE: This is for the MOD-7 MILSPEC version with Aluminum knob upgrade in Sniper Grey with your choice of Black or Tan pads. Per Shadow Tech, they are phasing out the OD model with the plastic knob & all future production will be the MILSPEC version.**
For more info about the Hog Saddle, including tripod & accessories recommendations, please visit this link to the Hog Saddle website: http://www.hogsaddle.com/HogSaddle_FAQ.html
All international orders will incur an additional flat $35.00 shipping charge.
OUT OF STOCK for BOTH versions at this time. FREE shipping in the USA.