The Bergara B14 HMR (Hunting and Match Rifle) is a long range precision rifle made for all hunters. It features a mini-chassis molded into the stock to give the rifle repeatable bedding and accuracy.
As the name suggests the Hunting and Match rifle is built to offer a rifle to both hunters and competition shooters. They perform strongly in both cases.
The rifle has integrated QD flush cup sling mounts and swivel mounts. This makes it a simple task to mount a bipod, particularly one that mounts directly to the sling stud. Otherwise a sling stud/picatinny adapter can be installed.
The rifle is available in the following caliber configurations: 6.5 Creedmoor, 6.5 PRC, .308 Win, .450 Bushmaster, .300 Win Mag and 300 PRC.
Listed below is a selection of bipods recommended by hunters for use with the Bergara B14 HMR.
List of Bipods Suitable for the Bergara B14 HMR
Make / Model
4.75 - 9"
6.6 - 10"
6 - 9"
6.25 - 9.75"
6.3 - 10.3"
6 - 9"
Mounting the Bipod to Your Bergara B14 HMR
If you are looking for a Picatinny rail for mounting your bipod here are a couple of options that will do the job nicely.
Description of Bipods Recommended for the Bergara B14 Rifle
Having had a chance to browse through the bipods most regularly recommended for the Bergara B14 rifle 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.
Atlas BT46-LW17 PSR Bipod
Best Bipod for the Bergara B14 HMR
Still considered one of the best and most reliable bipod manufacturers around, Atlas Bipods are solidly built, reasonably lightweight and versatile enough to cater for just about every shooter’s needs.
The BT46-LW17 is no exception and is built from durable T6061 aluminum with stainless steel springs and fasteners. They have a height range from 4.75” to 9.0” on legs that adjust to any one of 5 positions that are 3/4” apart. You adjust the legs by hand with the outer leg sliding on the inner leg.
You can position the legs at one of 4 different configurations. They can be stowed completely back, at 90 degrees straight down, 45 degrees forward or completely forward. The two angled positions allow you to load the bipod as you set up for your shot.
The bipod also provides for up to 15 degrees of pan and cant to either side of the center. Both pan and cant lock when you’re happy with the position by using the knurled knob that is easy to use.
The bipod attaches using the Picatinny Rail Mount. This is a simple process with the ADM-170 lever mount.
This is a bipod that will withstand the recoil from the heaviest weapons in common use and meets military specifications.
Long Range Accuracy Lite Tactical Bipod
Best High-End Bipod for the Bergara B14 HMR
The ability to withstand more than 14,000 ft/lbs of energy produced by a large caliber rifle was the motivation behind the Long Range Accuracy bipods.
This particular bipod incorporates a robust design intended for calibers of .300 and larger.
Not only is the bipod lightweight but it also provides a level of stability that is unmatched. It is the perfect addition to a rifle created for precision shooting.
The bipod features adjustable cant that allows for 10 degrees of movement to either side.
The leg positions can also be set to three angles and the length of the legs adjust from 6.6 to 10 inches. You can make the leg adjustments with one hand.
It will attach to any rifle that has a Picatinny rail mount. It is possible to buy a quick-detach attachment available too.
You can expect to pay around $470.00 for this bipod.
Harris HBRMS Bipod
Best Deer Hunting Bipod For the Bergara B14 HMR
A high performance rifle requires a high performance bipod at a reasonable price. The Harris HBRMS bipod fits the bill nicely.
This is a bipod that gets a lot of mentions when seeking opinions about what is the best bipod for hunters.
The HBRMS is a swivel bipod but also includes notched legs to provide the shooter with a quick set up at predetermined heights.
The HBRMS has legs that extend from 6 inches to 9 inches high. They deploy quickly and can be set to heights notched in 1” increments.
The swivel ability means this bipod adjusts to compensate for uneven terrain. It comes with a built in swivel stud so that it may be easily attached to a sling stud.
The bipod only weighs 13 ounces and it is particularly sturdy.
Accu Tac SR-5 G2 Bipod
There is an industrial strength to the Accu Tac SR-5 G2 bipod. This strength is displayed in the high quality aircraft aluminum used to make it.
The bipod features a wide stance that helps immensely with the stability that it offers.
The legs deploy by manually pulling them down into position. They position at 90 degrees or 45 degrees to the front or the back and they can be reverse loaded. It is possible to adjust the legs quickly to one of five different heights independently to one another.
The bipod has a height range from 6.25 inches to 9.75 inches. It offers the long range shooter the ultimate in reliability to ensure precision and repeatability.
It mounts with a quick detach rail mount system so a sling stud to Picatinny rail adapter will be needed. Once installed the mounting process is quick and extremely secure.
The company has put an MSRP of $317.00 on the SR-5 G2 bipod.
To find out more about this model and others in the Accu-Tac range such as the BR-4 and the LR-10, you should visit the Accu-Tac website.
Magpul Sling Stud QD Bipod
Best Value for Money Bipod for the Bergara B14 HMR
This is a strong and durable bipod made from a combination of quality materials. These materials include Mil Spec 6061 T-6 aluminum, stainless steel and polymer. The result combines significant strength while keeping the unit light weight. In fact the bipod only weighs 11 ounces.
When not in use the bipod folds 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 move through 50 degrees of tilt and 40 degrees of pan making it an extremely adjustable option.
The functionality built into the Magpul bipod underlines its great value for money. It is an ideal platform for the Bergara B14 series of rifles.
Blackhawk Sportster Pivot and Traverse Bipod
Best Bipod Under $100 for the Bergara B14 HMR
This is a low-priced option that will perform well with the Bergara B14 set-up. It is strong and made from quality materials to deliver strength and reliability under heavy recoil.
This is a very dependable bipod that provides the hunter with a solid platform from which to shoot. It mounts quickly and easily to the sling stud of the rifle where it will provide a steady base.
This particular model offers a height range from 6 to 9 inches with tubular no-rust legs made from anodized metal. They are spring loaded so that they deploy quickly.
This is a Traverse-Track bipod and that means it can pan smoothly along a horizontal axis making it perfect for target acquisition and tracking. The bipod also features a pivot capability which will compensate for uneven terrain to give you a level base from which to shoot.
This is a quality bipod in the low to mid-level price range providing an affordable option that delivers some strong features.
Higher models are also available: 9 to 13 inches, 13.5 to 23 inches and 14.5 to 29.25 inches.
The Bergara B14 rifle is designed for precision. The free-floated barrel, the integrated mini-chassis and the B-14 Action which is a two-lug system providing smooth feeding and extraction of the cartridge.
It makes sense to pair the rifle with a good quality bipod. They will cost a little bit, but they will complement the quality of the rifle you're using.