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
Multi Tool Mounting Screws
Multi-tool Mounting Screw Set
American lathe turned tripod plate screws
The easiest upgrade you could make for your tripod system.
Don't bet your stability and safety on cheap pot metal screws.
Sold as a set of 1 x 1/4-20 Screw & 1 x 3/8-16 Screw as an perfect upgrade for your DP-60R to HOG or PIG Saddle attachment.