10 Best Shooting Sticks For Elk Hunting

Updated on: May 2022

Best Shooting Sticks For Elk Hunting in 2022


Primos Trigger Stick Gen 3 Series – Jim Shockey Tall Tripod

Primos Trigger Stick Gen 3 Series – Jim Shockey Tall Tripod
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2022

Hammers Telescopic Collapisble Shooting Stick Monopod Gun Pod w/V Yoke Rest Mount

Hammers Telescopic Collapisble Shooting Stick Monopod Gun Pod w/V Yoke Rest Mount
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2022
  • Collapisible 3sections fold to 30inch
  • Aluminum alloy tubing
  • Carbide steel tip
  • V yoke
  • Camera mount stud

BOG-POD CLD-3 Shooting Camo Tall Tripod

BOG-POD CLD-3 Shooting Camo Tall Tripod
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2022
  • DIMENSIONS: CLD-3 Tripod - 22” – 68” usable height when legs are spread and weighs 40 oz
  • EASE OF USE: Inch markers on the middle telescoping leg sections help to quickly reach a set height and integrated leg stops prevent over extension
  • VERSATILITY: Can be used in the sitting, kneeling or standing positions and the legs adjust independently out to a 40-degree angle with adjustable tension to ensure maximum accuracy and stability while hunting or shooting photography
  • DURABLE: Three-section, high-strength, lightweight aluminum legs with matte camo pattern finish, screw out foot spikes for added stability and a non-marring Universal Shooting Rest that swivels 360 degrees
  • BE PREPARED: Includes a weather resistant carry bag with Allen wrench for tightening and adjustments
  • GUARANTEED: This product is covered by a Limited 1-Year Warranty. For questions or warranty contact us at [email protected]

Vanguard Scout M62 Gun Pod With V Shaped Rotating Yoke, Quick Flip Leg Locks, Foam Hand Grip With Wrist Strap and Carabiner

Vanguard Scout M62 Gun Pod With V Shaped Rotating Yoke, Quick Flip Leg Locks, Foam Hand Grip With Wrist Strap and Carabiner
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2022
  • Lightweight aluminum alloy gun pod features rubber V shaped yoke
  • V-shaped yoke swivels 360 degrees allowing shots from any angle
  • 20mm aluminum alloy leg. Folded height: 22". Extended height: 62". 4 sections. Weight: . 57 lbs.
  • Quick release leg clips allow legs to be extended and locked securely into place easily
  • Gun pod includes cushioned foam hand grip, wrist strap, and rubber tipped foot

Hammers Telescopic Shooting Tripod w/Pivot V Yoke Max. Height 68"

Hammers Telescopic Shooting Tripod w/Pivot V Yoke Max. Height 68
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2022
  • Telescopiic legs adjustable to 68inch
  • Folds down to 25inch
  • Made of aluminum alloy tubing
  • Pivoting V yoke on top
  • Works from standing, sitting and kneeling positions

Leader Accessories Lightweight Aluminum Alloy Shooting Stick Tripod Height Adjustable, 19.5" - 63"

Leader Accessories Lightweight Aluminum Alloy Shooting Stick Tripod Height Adjustable, 19.5
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2022
  • Light weight and durable aluminum alloy construction
  • Quick to adjust for multiple shooting positions from sitting,kneeling and standing with quick-flip leg locks
  • Monopod,bipod and tripod built 3 in 1
  • The soft foam,contoured hand grip to help control gun stably
  • 360 degrees rotating V-Yoke swivels to target moving game freely

Primos Gen 2 Bipod Trigger Stick, 24-61-Inch

Primos Gen 2 Bipod Trigger Stick, 24-61-Inch
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2022
  • Primos has been trusted by individuals for decades. Products that are made of quality material and designed to withstand the toughest environments
  • With the pull of a trigger you can adjust to your desired height and flipping the switch you can lock the trigger to keep that height. Features an improved fluid handle movement
  • The rotating V-Yoke and fluid twisting handle keeps you on target; V-Yoke can be removed to accommodate cameras or spotting scopes
  • Trigger Stick GEN 2 coating allows for whisper quiet telescoping leg operation at the pull of a finger
  • Strong and lightweight 7075 aluminum legs for easy transport; includes wrist strap

Primos Pole Cat Steady Stix Magnum Bipod

Primos Pole Cat Steady Stix Magnum Bipod
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2022
  • Quality materials used for all Primos products
  • 100% designed and tested for the toughest situations and environments
  • Whether you are a professional, recreational user, or even casual, Primos will fit the mold for all types of people
  • Perfect for kneeling or sitting
  • Larger diameter tubing for added strength and support
  • Three-piece shock corded sections compacts down to 15-Inch for carrying
  • Overall height 40-Inch

Hammers 39" bungee corded collapsible shooting stick stiX bipod,black,9MM

Hammers 39
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2022
  • Super lightweight
  • Bungee corded legs for quick setup
  • Carbide steel tips have firm grip on the ground
  • Anodized aluminum tubing
  • Folds down to 14inch

BOG-POD HD-3 Heavy Duty Shooting Tall Tripod

BOG-POD HD-3 Heavy Duty Shooting Tall Tripod
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2022
  • Features Switcheroo System to easily switch between accessories using the same platform
  • 5mm larger leg tube sizes than standard BOG-POD shooting platforms
  • Custom lever locks with ultra smooth and quiet operation and adjustable tension
  • Legs adjust independently out to 40 degrees with adjustable tension for better control of leg spread
  • Use in sitting or kneeling or standing positions with 22" to 68" usable height when legs are spread
  • GUARANTEED: This product is covered by a Limited 1-Year Warranty. For questions or warranty contact us at [email protected]

XCM XFPS 3.0 Sniper Plus: Product Review

The XCM XFPS 3.0 Sniper Plus, available from Divineo, is your best alternative to the Xbox 360 controller for first person shooter games and works pretty well to boot.

Ease of Use, Performance: 18/25, Look amp; Feel: 21/25,
Features 21/25, How much I enjoy 24/25

Total: 84/100

I hate the Xbox 360 controller with a passion and I hate reviewing first person shooters using the Xbox 360 controller. Okay, maybe hate is a bit strong but I do not look forward to them. I am an avid computer gamer and have owned so many games I have lost count but I just love first person shooters.

I still have fond memories of Ghost Recon and all the first games in that series and other Tom Clancy greats, but the graphics for them are just not up to today's standards. I have some new ones I am really liking to replace those games of the past, Battlefield: Bad Company and Frontlines: Fuel of War are my current games of choice for fun.

But when it comes to games on the XBox 360 I have none that I really enjoy until the current one I purchased for reviewing a few things tied to the XBox 360. I went out and put down my own money on Rainbow Six: Las Vegas 2 and am not disappointed in the least with the game, but the controls using the Xbox 360 controller are terrible. I just cannot get the cursor or firing reticule to go where I want it to and moving is like walking through dense brush.

Let's forget about actually moving around and firing as I can't even get the guy on screen to move in the direction I want much less get the gun pointed toward the enemy. I have tried using the controller over time and my control has improved a little and that is not going to change much more over time.

Enter the latest version of the XCM XFPS controller adapter for the Xbox 360, XFPS 3.0 Sniper Plus, yes the tan one. The XCM XFPS 3.0 Sniper Plus that I received came from Divineo.com and I thank them for their review sample. The XFPS 3.0 Sniper Plus is the latest version with some internal improvements but nothing on the outside has changed except the color.

Those internal improvements make all the difference in gaming and actually make gaming on the XBox fun, at least for this avid PC gamer. The newest version has almost completely gotten rid of the dead zones that make the previous version less useable, the main thing that this little gem does is allows you to use your keyboard and mouse for controls on your XBox 360 very well.

The XCM XFPS 3.0 Sniper Plus is an adapter for the Xbox 360 that plugs into the USB connection on the XBox 360 console and allows you to connect a USB or PS/2 keyboard and mouse. You can also connect PlayStation 2 adapters like the controllers, guitars and racing wheels. The XFPS 3.0 Sniper Plus is compatible with quite a variety of mice and keyboards but I have found that more simple mice are a bit better for use with the 3.0 Sniper Plus.

I think, but am not sure, that there is some kind of simple analog process that makes it easier for the device if the mouse you use is not very complicated with all kinds of additional signals going through it. A simpler mouse with a regular optical sensor seems to work the best like general mice; my gaming mice do not work as well or respond any better than a lower cost one.

I have tried several mice like the Logitech G-5, a few Razer mice and a couple of lower cost ones and the simple but cheap ones seem to respond better. The mice that are designed for gaming usually have extra electronics inside that deal with sensitivity and extra controls that I think add to the problems with the adapter.

The generic mice, but still optical and good for regular use and this adapter, works very well as there are no extra signals and things to "confuse" the XFPS 3.0 Sniper Plus. I have been using a GE mouse that has an optical sensor and the PS/2 connection and this seems to work the best out of the six mice I have tried with it. I have not found any mice that I own and reviewed that just did not work with the XFPS adapter but some just did not respond as well as others and these usually were the ones with all the extras on the mouse like gaming mice.

You can connect a USB keyboard and mouse or a PS/2 type but the keyboard does not seem to matter as much like the mouse does, any keyboard works just as well. I have used several keyboards and have not had any problems with any of the keyboards, USB and PS/2, with the XFPS 3.0 Sniper Plus. The keyboard makes a great control scheme for FPS games so you have more keys for things like weapons selection and being able to program keys for your personal preference.

The PS2 connection allows you to connect any of your PlayStation 2 controllers like guitars, the Dual Shock controller, racing wheels and others sold for the PS2. I do not have any PlayStation controllers so could not comment on how this worked. I do have the Smart Joy Frag adapter that allows you to connect a PS/2 mouse and PS/2 keyboard to the XFPS adapter PS2 connection to add some better dead zone corrections.

The previous XFPS versions had some pretty poor dead zone control and you actually needed the Smart Joy Frag to get rid of these areas of control loss. The current adapter, XFPS 3.0 Sniper Plus, does not need the Smart Joy Frag to get rid of the dead zones in the controller as it has been updated to get rid of them.

The dead zones are areas of the joysticks on the Xbox 360 controller where the controller can be bumped and not respond, a dead zone. These are usually very small just so that you can accidentally move the stick slightly and not have anything register on the screen or console system. The first few versions of the XFPS had too large a dead zone and needed to be redesigned or tweaked to get rid of these dead zones and now the third version has gotten this fixed completely.

The XFPS 3.0 Sniper Plus works almost as well as a PC with mouse and keyboard for an FPS game but not quite as well, the gaming mice on a PC do work better. I think this is the fact that the signals are being translated from a source the console was not designed for but I am not an electronics genius. All I do know is that the keyboard and mouse work very well with the XFPS 3.0 Sniper Plus and they have solved the problems with the dead zones.

The XFPS 3.0 Sniper Plus only comes with the adapter itself and instructions but to use it you will need a wired Microsoft XBox 360 controller. You cannot use the wireless one because the adapter needs to connect directly to the console without any issues so they designed it for use with a wired controller. The wired controller does not cost that much, I picked up a used one at GameStop for $25 but should be considered when purchasing the XFPS if you do not already have one.

The XFPS 3.0 Sniper Plus has sensitivity controls to allow you to change how fast each axes of the mouse moves on screen as well as a turbo switch for each button. In some games the turbo switch will auto-fire the controls depending on what each is configured for and you can also change controls on the keyboard and mouse.

The XFPS allows you to change the key mapping of both the mouse and keyboard to allow you to change any control to another. This is easily done with the program button and you just press the program button, press the key you want to remap and then press the key or button you want to map it to. Once you have remapped any keys it will save this remapped scheme even if you turn off the console or unplug the adapter.

You can also restore the default configuration by simply pressing and holding the program button so you can quickly get rid of a stored configuration and use the default or remap for another game. This may be a hassle if you have a few games you play and want to customize for each game but there really is no other solution for connecting a keyboard and mouse to an XBox 360.

The instructions show the keyboard and mouse functions compared to the Xbox 360 controllers for default positions as well as the PS2 defaults. They also have complete instructions on remapping keys, pretty easy actually, and connection with the XBox 360 and PS2 devices.

I really enjoy gaming on the XBox 360 with a decent controller and the keyboard and mouse is the only way I can really play a first person shooter, or at least the mouse for aiming. I have played with another controller for the PlayStation 3, the Frag FX by Splitfish, but that's another article. The XFPS 3.0 Sniper Plus is a great hardware accessory for the XBox 360 console and the only way to play FPS games.

I highly recommend the XFPS 3.0 Sniper Plus for great gaming control and a fantastic way to connect a keyboard and mouse as well as other controllers to the XBox 360 console. You can find the XFPS 3.0 Sniper Plus at Divineo.com for purchase.

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