Quake Industries: Stack-A-Rest

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Quake Industries has released the Stack-A-Rest, a four-piece stack-able rest system for shooters. Weighing in at only 10 ounces, the rest system is designed to be easily carrier in a variety of situations interestingly, they rest system is designed to be used in conjunction with a car or truck window for impromptu shots.

The Stack-A-Rest will soon be in stores. Pricing and availability has not yet been disclosed, but American Hunter has had a chance to shoot with them.



Nathan S.

One of TFB’s resident Jarheads, Nathan now works within the firearms industry. A consecutive Marine rifle and pistol expert, he enjoys local 3-gun, NFA, gunsmithing, MSR’s, & high-speed gear. Nathan has traveled to over 30 countries working with US DoD & foreign MoDs.

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The above post is my opinion and does not reflect the views of any company or organization.


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  • Julio

    Not bad. Like this:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IuMl5sCHyFk

    but different.

    • confused

      yo dawg I heard you like boxes XD

  • JumpIf NotZero

    Do people really still shoot rifles off of rests? Weird. Good bipods are pretty cheap.

    Can not remember the last time I needed a rest and didn’t just grab a gear bag, make it work, sight in and done.

    • Fred Johnson

      You’ve seen internet photos of everyone with their new rifles at the range? Lead Sleds, screw adjustable rests, almost anything but a simple old fashioned sand bag. Most of those rifles on those rests are regular rifles meant for carrying, too.

      I’d guess more people use special rifle rests than ever before.

      I can’t claim to be a bi-pod guy as I don’t like all that stuff on the front of my rifles, but I’m not a Lead Sled guy whatsoever. I’m still trying to figure out if I like shooting sticks or not. So far, “not”. Bags, trees, fences, elbows, etc., are my preference.

      However, at shooting ranges that charge me money, I do like when the range supplies those rubber rests (almost as much as sand bags). This is the only one I’ve had experience with. http://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2012/09/25/in-range-sight-bloc/

      • JumpIf NotZero

        Yea. Those cadwell adjustable rests and lead sleds bug the hell out of me. So much worse for skills than a bipod or even a bag.

        Try a bipod for awhile. It becomes vital equipment when you see how versatile they are.

        http://www.americanrifleman.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Magpul11.jpg
        http://www.americanrifleman.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Magpul13.jpg
        http://www.americanrifleman.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Magpul5.jpg

        Those photos are from Caylen Wojcik’s Magpul precision class, HIGHLY recommended.

        • Fred Johnson

          “Try a bipod for awhile”

          I do need to add that to my list of things to do once I get a rifle more suited for it.

          • JumpIf NotZero

            You can take it from someone who has very expensive firearms… Just keep any eye out for and get a Tikka Tac, Scout, Varmint, or CTR, something with a heavy barrel.

            Poor man’s tactical gun.. Yea, but it’s dollar/perforamnce the best ratio out there. Tikka, bipod, mil/mil scope, nothing else needed. No need to mess with trigger, action, chamber, when you out grow the plastic stock there are good options for chassis and composite stocks.

        • Zachary marrs

          Not every gun can mount a bipod

        • ATman

          Unfortunately if you are a person like me with an actual tremor in my hands the best way for me to pattern my gun is on a lead sled.

    • raz-0

      Hey if it is under about $40, I’d be ahead financially compared to the last time I lost track of how close my muzzle brake was to my bag as impromptu rifle rest.

      I just bought a cheapie caldwell front rest for about $35 though.

      • JumpIf NotZero

        FAIR POINT.

        I do have a black mark on one of my bags from exactly that. Was zeroing my carbine. Lucky the silencer was on it because otherwise the brake probably would have torn a hole.

  • ATman

    I detect a rather expensive price for this “innovative product”.

    • JumpIf NotZero

      I would hope not! Looks like hot wire cut foam ffs.

      Sort of like the idea of the chair on their website though.

      • ATman

        I know that is the point I was trying to make. More often than not I am looking at a(tactical) product going this has been banged together for $5 sold for $85. Secondly this company could declare this and ITAR Item (American companies/Magpul cough sneeze).

        I am kidding about the ITAR but seriously an Magpul iphone case is not going to single handely empower terrorists. Neither is your mags or one point slings. I have noticed three ways US companies treat Canada 1. Be chill sell cool products with minimal markup 2. be a greedy grubber sell products at 30%+ markup over US 3.Think something made of injection molded material is now and ITAR item (magpul and surfire).

  • Winter

    I like the concept, normally I use my range bag or bipod depending on what I’m shooting and I recently bought a Caldwell heavy bag for even better support but I’ve always wished there was a single product that worked well for everything, which this seems to do or at least seems to do better than what I’ve tried so far. These foam blocks would be a lot lighter to carry around than all that other stuff for sure and could be used as a front and/or rear rest.

    I’ll be watching to see how they price this because it seems like products like this usually come with ridiculously high prices. It may be a great product but it’s still just cut up closed cell foam so the price will be the deciding factor. I hope it’s reasonable, I’d like to add some of these to my gear.

  • Don Ward

    Thanks to the previous TFB post about the Syrian Mosin Nagant shooter, I’ll be using the innovative “couch cushion” as my rifle rest.