Patent Number: 6,305,117

Title: Support for rifle sighting

Abstract: A configurable device for supporting, sighting and firing both shouldered and hand-held firearms. The device includes a tripod base having front and rear extensible vertical supports. The extensible supports are provided with substantially U-shaped cradle elements for holding a firearm. The extensible supports are pivotally mounted in brackets attached to the base permitting folding thereof. The extensible supports allow a wide range of vertical adjustment for sighting and firing from various positions, such as sitting, kneeling and standing positions. The rear support is slidably mounted to the base thereby providing adjustment mechanism for accommodating various lengths of shouldered firearms as well as hand-held firearms. The device can be folded for convenient storage and transport and is used just as easily in the field or on a shooting bench.

Inventors: Hales, Sr.; Lawrence R. (Reeves, LA)


International Classification: F41A 23/02 (20060101); F41A 23/14 (20060101); F41A 23/00 (20060101); F41A 23/16 (20060101); F41A 023/14 ()

Expiration Date: 10/23/2018