Mounting a Picatinny rail on a R8 Professional.

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Re: Mounting a Picatinny rail on a R8 Professional.

Post by sav338 » Sat Jul 27, 2019 6:15 am

Nice stuff , what mount or how did you attach to the ball mount on the manfrotto ?



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Re: Mounting a Picatinny rail on a R8 Professional.

Post by TheoR8 » Sat Jul 27, 2019 6:38 am

Great stuff Joe, you've done well. I really like these How-to threads they provide plenty of informative information. :handgestures-thumbup:

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Re: Mounting a Picatinny rail on a R8 Professional.

Post by knowsnothin » Sat Jul 27, 2019 7:16 am

nice.

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Re: Mounting a Picatinny rail on a R8 Professional.

Post by deerhunter338mag » Sat Jul 27, 2019 7:38 am

easier now
Measure it, when it’s on the deck

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Re: Mounting a Picatinny rail on a R8 Professional.

Post by Joe338ST » Sat Jul 27, 2019 8:19 am

sav338 wrote:
Sat Jul 27, 2019 6:15 am
Nice stuff , what mount or how did you attach to the ball mount on the manfrotto ?
Manfrotto standard camera adaptor screwed to a ADM-170-S: Atlas Accessory
https://www.accu-shot.com/catalog_new/a ... ssory.html

Or if you want one on the cheap you can get a Chinese copy of the ADM-170 from airsoft.....that's where I got mine.....and screw it to the Manfrotto camera adaptor. The screw holes line up perfectly. You bolt the ADM to the camera adaptor and they work...The ADM-170 clamps to your pic rail and the Manfrotto adaptor clips into your Manfrotto tripod head....
https://airsoftcart.com/mount/761-jj-ai ... &results=1
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Re: Mounting a Picatinny rail on a R8 Professional.

Post by Joe338ST » Sat Jul 27, 2019 8:20 am

TheoR8 wrote:
Sat Jul 27, 2019 6:38 am
Great stuff Joe, you've done well. I really like these How-to threads they provide plenty of informative information. :handgestures-thumbup:
Thanks Theo.... :handgestures-thumbup:
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Re: Mounting a Picatinny rail on a R8 Professional.

Post by Joe338ST » Sat Jul 27, 2019 8:21 am

deerhunter338mag wrote:
Sat Jul 27, 2019 7:38 am
easier now
Can't wait to see it work....
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Re: Mounting a Picatinny rail on a R8 Professional.

Post by deerhunter338mag » Sat Jul 27, 2019 8:23 pm

Joe338ST wrote:
Sat Jul 27, 2019 6:07 am
deerhunter338mag wrote:
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Nice work Joe.
Thanks.... took me a while to get out to do it as was worried i might botch it up....worked out nicely.....
Just smarter. I've put the picatinny bipod rail on all my stocks now. I just make sure it's the exact same rail so there's no adjustments when changing over. It's a super steady platform and locks in tight and makes them long shots much better.
Measure it, when it’s on the deck

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Re: Mounting a Picatinny rail on a R8 Professional.

Post by Joe338ST » Sat Jul 27, 2019 8:41 pm

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This is the hardware for using a Manfrotto tripod. MHXPRO-BHQ2 XPRO BALL HEAD WITH 200PL, the ADM-170 clamp and a couple of bolts to bolt the 200PL tripod attachment.
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Re: Mounting a Picatinny rail on a R8 Professional.

Post by deerhunter338mag » Sat Jul 27, 2019 8:45 pm

Joe338ST wrote:
Sat Jul 27, 2019 8:41 pm
20190728_113941.jpgThis is the hardware for using a Manfrotto tripod. MHXPRO-BHQ2 XPRO BALL HEAD WITH 200PL, the ADM-170 clamp and a couple of bolts to bolt the 200PL tripod attachment.
fingers crossed it doesn't snap the head on the tripod with the heaver cals. :handgestures-thumbup:
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Re: Mounting a Picatinny rail on a R8 Professional.

Post by Joe338ST » Sat Jul 27, 2019 8:48 pm

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View of the ADM-170 attached to the Manfrotto 200PL
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Re: Mounting a Picatinny rail on a R8 Professional.

Post by John1911.com » Tue Aug 06, 2019 2:06 pm

Looks great actually.

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Re: Mounting a Picatinny rail on a R8 Professional.

Post by Joe338ST » Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:57 am

John1911.com wrote:
Tue Aug 06, 2019 2:06 pm
Looks great actually.

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Re: Mounting a Picatinny rail on a R8 Professional.

Post by longrider » Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:24 am

Did that with 2 of my pro/adj comb R8’s using the AREA 419 rail, which includes a sling swivel QD socket. All of the pic edges have a nice radius so it doesn’t bite. https://www.area419.com/product/imroved ... -straight/
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Re: Mounting a Picatinny rail on a R8 Professional.

Post by Joe338ST » Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:37 am

Nice looking setup Brad! You can keep the bipod on whilst attaching to the tripod as the pic rail is much larger....
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