This is the latest model HOG Saddle with some improvements from the original design. The MOD7 is currently a standard issue item in the US Marine Corps and other various Special Operations units worldwide.
List of improvements:
1. Opens 1/4" wider than original model. (2 11/16" Open, 1 1/2" Closed) 2. Incorporates a retention button screw to prevent unintentional dissassembly in the field 3. Weighs less than 16 ounces 4. Added cut-outs to the base of the HOG Saddle. These narrow slots better integrate with tripod heads or QR plates that have anti-rotation video pins.
MOD7 HOG Saddle Specs:
CNC machined from a solid block of aluminum
Black oxide stainless steel bolt and guide rods
Hard anodized finish (a resilient surface which serves as an excellent base coat for custom camouflage paint)
1/4-20 stainless steel mounting threads and 3/8-16 back up threads
CNC machined torque knob assembly with retention button screw to prevent disassembly in the field (opens 1/4in wider than previous model)
Stainless steel noise dampening tension spring
1/4 inch thick, recessed urethane pads specifically engineered to absorb rifle recoil and reduce muzzle jump
Anti-rotation slots to accept tripod QD plates that have video pins
Effortlessly maintain your rifle’s sights across a field or hillside waiting for that trophy buck. Maximize your ability to make an accurate shot for a responsible one-shot kill. The PIG Saddle is a rigid, steady support with unequaled versatility and portability. A rock solid platform that is flexible enough to attain those tough shots at a moment’s notice.
PIG Saddle by Shadow Tech, LLC
Designed by a Marine Scout Sniper and OIF Veteran, a rifle rest tailored to the avid hunter and outdoorsman. Universally mounts to any tripod platform which incorporates 1/4-20 or 3/8-16 thread attachments. (patented)
Weight: 1.4 lbs/635 grams
Steel construction- to facilitate years of dependability
Melonite finish provides superior corrosion resistance
CNC machined aluminum knob, OD Green anodized
UV resistant pads- specifically engineered to absorb rifle recoil and reduce muzzle jump
Steel 1/4-20 mounting threads and 3/8-16 back up threads
One handed operation
Manufactured in the USA
P.R.S.T Carbon Fibre Shooting Tripod
The P.R.S.T (Precision Rifle Shooter Tripod) is a shooting specific tripod designed by snipers for use in a multitude of ways from the long distance shooter to a military sniper. The P.R.S.T forms part of the new L115 Sniper Stabilisation Platform for the British Army. Its simple but effective design works! Photography tripods like those of Manfrotto are not designed to be treated hard and exposed to the weight and conditions that many shooters find themselves in. The P.R.S.T will allow shooting from raised prone through to standing. When combined with the HOG Saddle MOD 7 the tripod system weighs in at a total of 2.3Kg.
Material: Carbon fiber legs with machined aluminum components
Legs: Four section legs with user serviceable cam-lock levers
Finish: OD Green Cerakote
Feet: Includes two interchangeable sets. Rubber feed and spiked steel feet.
Center column: 6.5 inch length. Short enough to splay tripod out for high prone position.
Center column function: The center column not only adjusts vertically, it is able to rotate. A great feature for users who direct mount a saddle to their tripod without a ball head.
Mounting thread: 3/8"-16
4.1 lbs / 1865 grams
40 lbs /20 Kg
62.2 “ / 158 cm
6.8” / 17 cm
22” / 56 cm
Center column length (Actual adjustment length)
3.5” / 9 cm - Actual length is 6.5"
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PIG0311-G Field Tripod
The PIG0311-G tripod is based off of the budget friendly yet capable SLIK DX700PRO tripod. ShadowTech partnered up with Slik and started putting together several prototypes with beefed up specs, tighter tolerances and shooter specific features that are not readily available. Eight months of testing later they came up with this field tripod.
During testing they used several 50 cal rifles (Barrett M107 & McMillan Tac50) with great results regarding officer feedback and repeatable shot placement. Being unsure of what kind of garage cannon that might be placed on the PIG0311-G tripod, they decided to stick with a conservative 12Kg load rating.
A no-nonsense field tripod designed for the active outdoorsman. This tripod was meant to get dirty, be thrown in trucks, and be used outside. Paired with a direct mounted PIG Saddle, this tripod can do almost anything a more expensive tripod kit can do (At a fraction the cost).
The Sunwayfoto FB-52 ball head is a great match with this tripod.
The short center column allows the shooter to get all the way down to a 11.5” high prone position.
A removable, load bearing hook has been added to the bottom of the center column to hang weight, such as a backpack. The added weight will greatly increase tripod stability.
The center column can fully rotate 365 degrees. This is a great feature for those who intend to direct mount a saddle to the PIG0311-G tripod.
The tripod’s feet incorporate interchangeable rubber or spiked feet. (spiked feet are included)
12 Kg heavy duty weight rating. But don’t be surprised to see Barrett 50 cal’s being popped off this thing.
Lightweight magnesium body with aluminum legs.
Three section extending legs with cam levers.
Finished off in flat OD Green paint job.
*pictures show tripod being used with FB-52 Ball Head and PIG Saddle for illustrative purposes, available as to purchase as separate items.
MAX. OPERATING HEIGHT
MIN. OPERATING HEIGHT
MAX. CENTER COLUMN EXT
CENTER COLUMN TYPE
365 Degree Rotation
5.6 LBS/2.55 KGS
NUMBER OF LEG SECTIONS
26 LBS/12 KGS
LEG LOCK TYPE
Interchangeable rubber or spikes
TRIPOD MOUNT THREAD
Low-Profile Ball Head with Duo-lever Clamp
The XB-44DL is a perfect choice when weight savings are the priority but a high capacity, low-profile ball head is still needed. These ball head specs are unmatched.
* This product requires the DP-60R/MARC QD plate or an equivalent Arca QD plate to allow a HOG or PIG Saddle to mount to the ballhead.
The Sunwayfoto XB-44DL Low-Profile Ball Head with Duo-lever Clamp is based on XB-44 and replaced the Screw-Knob Clamp with DLC-50 Screw/Lever Combo Clamp. The screw knob side is for adjusting the width of the clamp, and the lever side is for locking the clamp quickly. The XB-44DL Low Profile Ball Head from Sunwayfoto is the smaller of two ball heads in the XB line of low profile ball heads from Sunwayfoto. It features a very low center of gravity, very high load capacity of 40KG and improved ball head design for smoother movements when changing position. It includes the two-drop-notch design for camera orientation and weighs only 500g.
Locking System is located on the side of the ball instead of the bottom of the ballhead. Whole center of gravity is lowered more than 15%;
Specially designed panning base, smooth operation;
Elliptical ball for progressive resistance and avoiding suddenly sliding down;
Two drop notch design. One for portrait, one for tilting;
All metal knobs for reliability and long term durability;
Two set spirit level mounting holes for users to mount the removable spirit level to the other sides of the clamp;
Special structure makes it the lightest of its class.
360° panning movement with calibrated precision, precisely capture overlapping panoramic images
Compatible with Really right stuff (RRS), Wimberley, Jobu Design, Arca Swiss, Kirk Enterprises, Markins, Photo Clam etc.
Ideal for MCD P.R.S.T, Gitzo, Manfrotto, Sirui, Benro, RRS tripod.
Pan Base Diameter
Screw/Lever Combo Clamp
Sunwayfoto DP-60R QD Plate
Sunwayfoto DP-60R Universal Quick-Release Plate
The dual mounting bolt design is a superior, zero twist connection point.
The Sunwayfoto DP-60R Universal Quick-Release Plate is an Arca-type and RRS compatible plate made from CNC machined aluminum. It has a satin anodized finish that provides resistance to abrasion and corrosion. Dual safety-stop screws prevent the plate from being accidentally released from its clamp. Rubber mats on the top of the plate provide an anti-twist surface so that your camera stays aligned with the plate, and a slot on the plate allows you to attach a camera strap. Two hex keys are included for adjusting the safety-stop screws and camera mounting screws, two of which are provided: a 1/4″-20 and 3/8″-16.
38mm / 1.5"
UNC1/4 & UNC3/8
Compatible with all Arca style clamps, Really Right Stuff clamps (including its lever clamps)