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    Gun Sling preference

    What do you guys use for a gun Sling? Was looking a new packs and also weighing the benefits of how they carry a rifle. From Eberlstocks gun scabbard to the Kifaru, Stone Glacier concepts. Wondering if anyone has tried different methods and can advise.

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    Ive always used the butler creek slings, I think pretty highly of them. Curious as to what everyone else likes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boehunter View Post
    Ive always used the butler creek slings, I think pretty highly of them. Curious as to what everyone else likes.
    +1 on the Butler Creek. All my guns have Butler Creek Alaskan Magnum slings.

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    I was looking more at the gun bearer systems that have a cradle to attach the gun to your pack with a quick release strap. When I have tried to use a normal rifle sling it just seems to slip off my shoulder of fatigue it. Both Kifaru and Stone Glacier make a system that hooks to the pack frame.

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    I like the gun hook granted I'm biased , but simple and effective is good.

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    I like The Claw.

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    I prefer the brownells Latigo style sling (or my own version made from webbing) carried on a gunhook.

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    The gunhook carries all the weight of the rifle on the frame of the pack, while still maintaining extremely fast access. An optional buttstock strap gives total rifle control.
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    Quote Originally Posted by vince View Post
    I like The Claw.

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    X2 I have the claw slings on all my guns. They never slip.
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    Quote Originally Posted by vince View Post
    I like The Claw.

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    The Claw is the real deal.
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    The claw is the only sling I use anymore and if I'm not using that I sport a Kifaru gunbearer!
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