Here is the scoop from Gary
Gary Hayes Pedestal
All parts of this rest are hand made from 304 stainless steel.The legs measure 1.375 diameter x 7 inches log and bolt to the main hub using 3/8 socket head cap screws. The main hub is 4 diameter x 3 high. There is a inner bushing for the primary elevation and a mariners wheel for fine secondary adjustment. The top comes with a front stop and has aluminum side tensioning plates not shown in photos. The leg adjusters have pieces of high speed steel inserted into the ends of the threaded rods to help against wear on the concrete benches. The composite lock handle is fully adjustable for rotation to suit your hand when locking any vertical adjustment. No one has ever contacted me to say they cant get low enough , and there is a ton of vertical adjustment built into this pedestal.
I also put a 1 thrust bearing under the mariners wheel for ease of lifting the gun to its final height.
Many shooters say that I should be charging a lot more for these rests but it was only ever intended to cover my shooting costs for the season. I know |Allied Machine on BR central are making an exact copy of my rest for $687. USD
The shipping box is made from ¾ plywood and weighs approx. 34 lbs.
They can be ordered for left and right hand shooters, and custom orders are considered. Some guys want a different thread or a bigger main hub or larger legs, just remember you have to carry it, OK?
Price as of this writing is $500. USD plus shipping. I have enclosed 2 photos also.
Feel free to e-mail or phone if you have any other questions and thank you for your interest.
26 Oak St.
St. Thomas, Ontario
Canada N5R 1R4