The Ruger Precision Rifle is a bolt action rifle that is available in the models .308 Win, 6mm Creedmoor and 6.5mm Creedmoor. In more recent times models chambered in 5.56x45mm NATO  and the magnum 338 Lapua and 300 Win Mag were also made available on sale.

When shooting the RPR using a bipod there have been a number of recommended makes and models thrown around. Some people swear by the Harris bipods while others believe they are too light to do the job adequately and prefer the more substantial, but more expensive Atlas bipods.

The consensus is that the bipod must be sturdy and reliable and made from quality components to withstand the shock that comes from the rounds fired from these rifles.

All of the bipods that have been suggested below have been recommended by shooters who have had the benefit of many years of experience, both with the bipod and with the various models of the RPR.

Comparison List of Bipods 

Make / Model

Height
Range

Weight

MSRP

9 - 13"

11 oz

$106.50

6 - 9"

13 oz

$59.98

6.3 - 10.3"

11 oz

$109.95

4.75  - 9"

11.42 oz

$259.95

7  - 13"

15.13 oz

$339.95

5.5  - 10.5"

26 oz

$389.95

5.5  - 8.25"

20 oz

$308.00

Description of Bipods for the RPR

Now that we have been able to browse through the most recommended bipods for the Ruger Precision Rifle platforms we will take a look at a more detailed overview of each.

Each of these brief bipod reviews aims to provide you with extra information about the bipod that is not otherwise immediately apparent in the summary list such as special unique features. It should also help you in working out which would prove to offer you the greatest value in terms of its effectiveness.

Harris HBLMS Bipod

The Harris HBLS Bipod is part of the ultralight range of bipods (as the “L” signifies). It has an adjustment height ranging from 9” to 13” and the legs are standard adjustable legs with spring return. The added feature on this model is the ability to swivel to either side so that it may be levelled on uneven ground.

Essentially, it is among the most popular bipods in the Harris range for both its simplicity and quality of the components used in its manufacture.

The leg length range puts this particular model in the middle height range and it is perfect for both prone shooting and while sitting. The most notable feature about this model is the weight which comes in at around 11oz and it is known for both the lightness as well as its compact nature.

Although it is light in weight it provides a good solid platform support from which to shoot and will be suitable for use with high-powered rifles. The legs fold parallel to the barrel for easy carrying and it is possible to choose to mount it so the legs either point forward or to the rear.

The bipod is easy to install and will clamp to the quick detachable sling swivel stud on bolt-action and single shot rifles. If the rifle does not have a factory installed Quick Detach stud you can purchase an adaptor separately.

Harris HBRMS Bipod

The Harris HBRMS Bipod is an uncomplicated light weight bipod with notched extendable legs that provides a range of from 6” to 9”. The significance of the "S" in the model name is that this particular model swivels and it is this feature that makes it perfect for use on uneven terrain and saves you the trouble of having to play around with the length of the legs as you get it adjusted.

This is the shortest leg setting in the Harris range and the company refers to the style as its bench rest model. It is also possible to get a model, the HBRM, that comes with notched legs without the swivel feature that allows you to adjust the height precisely in one inch increments. If you wish to use a bipod with the swivel feature that has standard 6” to 9” legs you can choose the HBRS model.

The low profile that can be achieved through the length of the legs means it is a bipod that is suited to shooting from the prone position.

Although the bipod is light in weight, weighing only 13oz, it is still quite a heavy duty piece of equipment and will stand up to use with high-powered rifles. The legs are spring-loaded and telescoping that will adjust quickly and have manual friction grip locks.

Magpul Bipod Picatinny Rail

The Magpul Bipods are created for a variety of mounting platforms and this particular one is for mounting on any 1913 Picatinny Rail.

The bipod is made to be durable and strong using combination of materials that include Mil Spec 6061 T-6 aluminum, stainless steel and polymer. These materials combine a significant amount of strength while also keeping the unit light weight. In fact the bipod only weighs 11 ounces.

When not in use the bipod can be folded down under the barrel and its profile only measures 2.3” deep and 3.3” wide. Both the light weight and small profile when folded makes it an ideal bipod for someone who is going to be covering a lot of ground.

The legs are spring tensioned and are designed to be deployed with one hand. They extend up to 4 inches from 6.3” to 10.3”. As it extends the leg will slide and lock securely at the push of a button and there are seven places that are a half-inch apart into which to deploy the lock. The legs end with soft rubber feet that will hold to the surface without slipping.

The bipod has a knurled locking knob that allows it to be moved through 50 degrees of tilt and 0 degrees of pan making it an extremely adjustable option.  

BT46-LW17 PSR Atlas Bipod

This is a durable and versatile bipod that is low in profile but with quite a wide range of heights. The range starts as low as 4.75 inches and extends out to 9 inches. It is made from T6061 Aluminum with stainless steel springs and fasteners and a hard anodized black finish.

It offers 15 degrees of pan left and right of center and 15 inches of cant to the left and right of center. The legs can be positioned in four different ways: folded back against the weapon, 90 degrees straight down, at 45 degrees forward or stowed forward. The legs may also be extended or retracted to one of five different heights that measure 3/4" apart. The process involves the outer leg sliding on the inner leg. At the bottom of the legs you will find soft durable rubber feet that are designed to be suitable for use on most surfaces.

The feature that sets this bipod apart from the standard BT46 models is the mounting system which includes the quick release ADM 170-S Lever. This mounting system means that it is able to be mounted to any 1913 style Picatinny rail.

This is a bipod that is crafted from the finest materials and offers all of the types of features that a serious shooter will appreciate.

BT47-LW17 PSR Atlas Bipod w/ ADM 170-S Lever

The BT47-LW17 is a similar bipod to the BT46 apart from the length of the legs and the range that it may be adjusted to. The high quality components and its adjustability makes it another highly regarded bipod option for the Ruger Precision.

The leg adjustment range starts at 7 inches and extends out to 13 inches. It is made from 6061-T6 aluminum with stainless steel springs and fasteners and a hard anodized black finish. The legs are made from 7075-T6 aluminum that are Mil-Spec Type III hard coat anodized

It offers 15 degrees of pan left and right of center and 15 inches of cant to the left and right of center. The legs can be positioned in four different ways: folded back against the weapon, 90 degrees straight down, at 45 degrees forward or stowed forward. The legs may also be extended or retracted to one of five different heights that measure 3/4" apart. The process involves the outer leg sliding on the inner leg. At the bottom of the legs you will find soft durable rubber feet that are designed to be suitable for use on most surfaces.

The inclusion of the quick release ADM 170-S Lever means that it is able to be mounted to any 1913 style Picatinny rail.

This is a bipod that is crafted from the finest materials and offers all of the types of features that a serious shooter will appreciate.

Atlas 5-H Bipod with Custom ADM Lever

This is the bipod in the Atlas range that has been created specifically as a heavier choice for big bore rifles. It is often described as the Heavy Duty bipod and it is not surprising that it has been recommended by more than a few shooters who like it for the Ruger Precision.

The bipod is made from 6061-T6 aluminum that is Mil-Spec Type III hard coat anodized and have heat treated, stainless steel components. It provides the ability to both cant and pan through +/- 15 degrees and the process takes place incredibly smoothly before being able to lock it into place.

It will mount to any 1913 style Picatinny rail using the included Custom ADM Lever. The legs can be adjusted for height from 5.5 inches to 10.5 and they can be adjusted at 5 angles of 0, 45, 90, 135 and 180 degrees.

This is the bipod to choose if you are looking for the ultimate in performance in any terrain and under all types of conditions.

Visit the Accu-Shot website to find out more information about this and any of the other Atlas bipods mentioned here.

Accu-Tac BR-4 G2 Bipod

This bipod is a quick detach bipod has a lower height range which makes it more suitable for shots taken close to the ground.

It is a tough, rugged bipod that is 100% billet, made from high quality aircraft grade aluminum. The quick detach rail mount will attach to any 1913 Picatinny rail and can be mounted in a matter of seconds. Once the bipod is attached and in place it is a secure mount that will not move or slip.

The G2 version of the bipod is notable because it has 5 notches at which the height of the legs may be adjusted to. Also, the legs can be shifted 2 5 different positions to cater for uneven ground and these leg positions can be made independent from each other.

It has a hard anodize Type III Mil-Spec coating and has been given a flat black finish.

Visit the Accu-Tac website to find out more information about this and any other bipods in the company’s range.

In most situations, the bipod that you choose has the primary role of providing a stable base off of which  to shoot. It must be made of good solid materials and must stay put when it is locked into position. The optional extras such as tilt and pan will help to decide which exact model you might choose. 

For some your choice is going to come down to price but many of the arguments here suggest that if you are going to spend a lot of money on your Ruger Precision Rifle it must make sense that you should also spend the money on quality accessories for it.


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