Spartan Precision “Javelin” Carbon Fiber Bipods

Spartan Precision Equipment is a British company, which makes a lightweight bipod called Javelin. The bipod is made of carbon fiber combined with 7075 aluminum and S316 stainless steel parts. The shortest version of the Javelin bipod weighs 5.25 oz.

As you can see all the parts are made of corrosion-resistant materials. The aluminum parts are black anodized.

Another feature of the bipod is that it attaches to the rifle using magnets! So first you need to screw a mounting bracket (or should I say socket) using the provided screw. The bipod itself has a rare earth metal magnet which sticks to that mounting screw. You may say that it is not a robust construction and the bipod can simply fall out in the field and especially in combat. That’s what I thought first too. However, the manufacturer markets these bipods for use on hunting rifles. Also, the idea behind the magnet attachment is that you carry it separately (say in your pocket or in a pouch) and snap it on the rifle once there is a need. So the quick detaching feature’s point is not to carry the bipod on the gun.

Legs of the bipod are telescoping. The cant is adjustable and maximum leg spread is 55 degrees. Javelin bipods come in short and long versions. The short one provides 6.5″ to 9.5″ of weapon elevation and is 8″ long when stored. The long version is a little bit heavier (5.6 oz) and gives 8.5″ to 13″ rifle height with 9.5″ overall length.

The bipod legs have rubber feet, which double as caps covering tungsten tips, which you can expose should you need to use the bipod on any surface where the tungsten spikes will give you a better purchase on.

The MSRP for both the long and short versions is $295 on the manufacturer’s website.

Here is a video showing how to install the Javelin bipod on your rifle:





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  • Daniel

    I never thought I could be turned on by Bi (pod) porn. It looks like all of their products are awesome.

  • That is one nice looking bipod. For their target market they might sell a whole lot of them.

    But I don’t think it will be very suitable for the precision rifle market. Super Glued threaded insert doesn’t look like the most sturdy attachment method.

    • Julio

      They do a Picatinny rail mount too.

  • Person

    If they made these taller, I’d be all over them for coyote calling. I shoot from a folding dove chair, so I need a little extra height.

    • Lead Kisses

      Same setup here. I use lightweight shooting sticks at the moment but would love a light weight bipod with some length.

      • Graham2

        I’ve used these bipods and they’re great. If it’s more height you’re after, they also do a carbon fibre tripod, which might be perfect for you.

        • Julio

          …and you can get longer legs for the standard bipod. The legs can be detached from the Capita tripod too, so you can use it as a bipod if you want. There’s even a magnetic baseplate available that lets you use a vehicle hood or roof as mounting point for the tripod head to create a kind of mini pintle mount for your rifle or optic.

  • Keiichi

    Been thinking about one of these for my Scout for a while… that light weight is hard to pass up

  • LGonDISQUS

    Buy some $69 CF hiking poles and replace the feet on your current bipod. There, I just saved you $200 – $225. [65% humor]

  • Jones2112

    I don’t keep my bipod on all the time anyway, I slide it on my heavy rifle when at the range, it has a quick detach lever so it slides on and off if seconds…If I didn’t use a bipod I’d have to stack 4 sandbags on top one another to get the proper height…

    This might be useful for military applications if they could make a hardier system for attaching to firearms…any weight that can be reduced in the field is always a plus for our soldiers…

  • Wang Chung Tonight

    Glad they limited it to 55 degrees “for maximum stability” . Because we all know what happens when you go crazy and go to 57 degrees! You end up with the worst bipod ever! https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/9e212eaee019a6004d3f4b63d0e0c38155acb4e84f6f1d912179a3a0cd062dde.jpg

    • Julio

      The 55 degrees thing is because the Mk I had a *narrower* angle that gave rise to some comments about its stability: so they widened the angle on the Mk II.