Rowan Eng Adjustable Forend - Is Here

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  1. Woody

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    Hi,

    After deciding to get a 2014 Steyr recently, I wanted to spend a little time setting it up around my FT positions.

    I have visited Rowan Engineering a number of times now for different reasons and I have chosen a selection of their Steyr accessories to add to my rifle.

    The Rowan guys are very supportive to our sport, so I just wanted to post a few pictures of their new adjustable forend, off set trigger, off set pistol grip and biathlon style cocking handle which I have added to my rifle.


    By the way the adj forend's are being put together right now! :)


    Cheers,
    Justin
     

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  2. nemesis

    nemesis 55yrd standing expert, or was it 8 or 9?

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    When's the carbon fibre one available. .
     
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    Hi Justin,
    It looks good.
    Is it any good for standers?
    ATB
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    Hi JJ,

    It does what it is designed to do, increase the rifle's elevation with ease in your FT shooting position. The Rowan hamster does this job very well, but it is not a miracle cure for discipline shots.

    As the two chaps above have commented you will obviously still need to practice your technique.

    Atb,
    Justin
     
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  9. nemesis

    nemesis 55yrd standing expert, or was it 8 or 9?

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    Can you explain why you think it would help with standing shots.
     
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    well if you were "GILLY" Size you could adjust said wonder hamster down and shoot standers with it rested on the ground...rock solid standers.!?!
     
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    I would wait a while..carbon fibre is getting a bit dated....Graphene is the latest wonder material nowadays.
     
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    I can decide if it's more of a Sebastian off Little Britain Whaaaat??? Or this sort of wtf!? below. :eek:

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    Is it any good for smacking sarcastic TW*Ts round the head with then?
    :eek:o:eek:o:eek:o
     
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    I didn't say I thought it would help with standers. RTFQ. I asked the question.
    I have a fixed hamster on my stock which isn't ideal for my standers.
    So I wanted to know if the many configurations of this new device also helped with standers.
    John Costello's video on Youtube only discusses sitting and kneelers.
     
  17. nemesis

    nemesis 55yrd standing expert, or was it 8 or 9?

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    FFFS Why is your fixed hamster not ideal for standers then,:confused:
     
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    Am I right in saying this nemesis ,the question is coming from someone who moves his hamster forward back up and down to suit his positional shots :shot:
     
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    nemesis 55yrd standing expert, or was it 8 or 9?

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    Yes that's correct for kneelers i do, but I don't move it for the standing position nor do I alter it's depth.JJ was enquiring about standing shots not kneelers.
    The reason why I asked the question was to find out the problems he was having so as to offer some advice . Simply altering the depth of the hamster for standing shots can cause more of a problem and induce sideways sway and become worse than the problems of altering the position of the supporting hand and stance to overcome too deep a hamster.
    Surely you would no that wouldn't you.
     
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    It comes down nice and shallow for standers. Well as shallow as I currently need.

    I do need a little more length coming back. With it all the way down the rail it stops halfway down the trigger guard on the steyr. I could do with the whole trigger guard being overlapped, just enough room for my fingers to get on pistol grip. But I think I can knock something up to fix that.

    I can imagine people will make their own furniture for it but on a quick test it seems to do what it's designed to do.
     

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