Ransom Rifle Master

The original American made Rifle Rest was designed and patented by Ransom International.

In our search for perfection in accurate shooting, Ransom International invented the tri leg bench rest we call the Rifle Master. We tested, measured and created a rest to achieve the result of a reliable, stable, and accurate shooting platform. The result of our studies is the Ransom Rifle Master. We feel it has proven itself and has withstood the test of time. It is still the standard of the industry today. It has grown in its use and dependability over the years. It has been used during many world records and bench rest competitions. Many rests today may look like our Patented design but there is a clear difference to the original American Rifle Master Rest.

 

The Rifle Master is designed to give maximum stability. This competition rifle bench rest is manufactured from a grade of cast iron specifically chosen for its resistance to vibration transmission. The base includes an instrument grade level so the Rifle Master can be leveled precisely to compensate for bench variations: everything is designed to bring the Rifle enthusiast a tool for shooting that is portable, accurate, and simple.

 

Designed to be adaptable and upgraded for your situation at hand. Don’t let the options be confusing You can start with a Standard Ransom Rifle Master Rest and add accessories as you need them . Each Rifle Master is fully changeable and adaptable with many bag plate options, windage adjustable bag plate options, and Quick change plates options, to allow many different bag plate and bag assemblies. Designed and approved for Competition. Made for a lifetime and beyond.

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    Forend Stops

    The forend Stop enables the shooter to return the rifle to the same position on the Ransom Rifle Master for all subsequent shooting. The Competion For end Stop allows precise positioning of the stop both on the vertical axis, and up to 9 inches of fore and aft adjustment. Different rod lengths are available.

    Quick Change Plate and Adaptors

    Any of the bag plate options can be fitted with the optional Quick Change adapter as well. With a optional Quick Change Plate mounted on the Rifle Master this allows a quick change for those who need to change the bag plate sizes or the bags often, for different rifles. This will allow you to change out your bag plates in just minutes, without effecting your bag adjustments or fit for your rifle.

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    Bag Plate Options

    The different bag-plate options are available for the Ransom Rifle Master, and with a Quick change option they can be quickly and easily interchanged depending on shooting requirements.

    The Standard Bag Plate 3×6 represents a sure and steady rest for the rifle’s fore stock, suitable for the most demanding shooting. And for wider fire arms we offer a 3 x 7, 3×8

    Other bag plates include 5×6, 5×7 , 5×8, 5×8 1/2 represents more surface area front to back allowing a little more sure and steady rest for the heavy gun and rifle’s fore stock, suitable for the most demanding shooting. of heaver,larger or bigger fore stocks.

    Note: Custom plates are available please contact us if you need a custom bag plate made.

    Windage Quick Change Adapter and Rails

    If you have a windage upgrade on your Rifle Master. This Windage QC adapter and rails will allow you to quickly change between rifle bag plates on top of your windage. This QC will allow you to change out your bag plates on your windage in just minutes, without affecting your bag adjustments, fit for your rifle, or removing your windage. It also allows oversize plates on your windage. Many plate sizes are available.

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    Windage Bag Plate

    The Windage Adjustment Bag Plate can be added to the front rest. Windage Adjustment Bag Plate Allows precise lateral adjustment of the bag plate assembly. Invaluable upgrade option for some competition shooting such as a where the point of aim must be re-positioned horizontally across a series of targets.

    The Windage Adjustable Bag Plate comes stock on the Master Series Rear Rifle Rest where we fill most of these adjustments can be done easily for longer rifles. The Windage Adjustment is designed to easily fit to the Rifle Master front, it can be equipped with a Q.C. ( Quick Change) adaptor above and or bellow to quickly change bag and bag plate sizes on the windage or to quickly remove the windage.

    Rear Bag Types

    Rear Bag Available in Bunny or Rabbit-Ear Styles.

    Bags

    #1: bag measures approximately 1-1/2″ – 1-3/4″ in between the ears
    #2 bag measures approximately 2″ – 2-1/2″ in between the ears
    #3: bag measures approximately 2-3/4″ – 3″ in between the ears

    Adjustable End Plates

    Any of the bag plate options can be fitted with or without optional pivoting end plates, The end plates are adjustable and allow variable clamping pressure to the bag. Adjustable End Plates Allows adjustable clamping pressure for the bag rest. Casted bag ears are being phased out for machined bag ears.

    Ransom Rear Rifle Rest

    The Rifle Master® Rear Rest provides a stable platform for any caliber rifle. A tri-dimensionally adjustable rear rest which is suitable for even the .50 BMG rifles. It was designed to be used with any Master Series Rifle Rest, But original design was in conjunction with the Rifle Master Enhanced for .50 BMG Rifles. This design was to meet the need for stability for heavy BMG rifles, the base is made from harmonically-dead cast iron, chosen specifically for its resistance to vibration transmission. The rear rest is adjustable in height with elevation screws which are locked in position with lock rings. Windage adjustments are made using the windage adjustable bag plate. Everything was designed and refined in conjunction with champion .50 BMG shooters, with the intention of bringing the most accurate, stable and user-friendly rear rest to the .50 BMG Rifle Shooter.

THE AMERICAN ORIGINAL

The difference is quality, and attention to detail. As with all products from Ransom International Corporation, every factor that influences accuracy has been considered and optimized in the design of the Rifle Master. Proudly designed and made in USA the Rifle Master has designed for Competition Bench Rest shooting. Approved by FCSA and shooter associations as a competition rifle bench rest.

SPECIFICATIONS

First of all, the Ransom Rifle Master is heavy. Weighing from 23 to 38 pounds (depending on accessories), the Rifle Master represents a rock-solid platform for evaluating the accuracy of your rifles. Weight and mass are important factors for stability, resistance to vibration, and even possible movement from the bench. Major castings of the Ransom Rifle Master are formed from a carefully-selected metal alloy; an alloy that is designed to minimize harmonic and residual vibrations under actual shooting conditions.

 

The central elevation mechanism consists of two large-diameter columns fitted to tolerances of .0001 inch, and hardened to retain a tight, precise fit. Even the shape of the threads used for elevation were carefully taken into consideration: Acme-form threads are employed, due to their superior stability under load-bearing conditions.

NOT YOUR TYPICAL LIGHTWEIGHT REST

Its “typical” look does not readily reveal that some extraordinary elements of design and manufacturing that are used to produce exceptional results. Other rifle rests that are available on today’s market you may have used (or seen) were probably advertised as convenient, nice, “portable,” and easy to transport to the bench. They may incorporate a similar shape or style of our time-tested Master Series Rest. However, the Ransom Rifle Master is heavy, approximately 23-38 lbs. (10.4-17.23 kg), depending on selected options because this rest is meant to be used.

OPTIMIZE YOUR FIREARM

Consider the large amount of time and money you have invested in creating your custom hunting or match rifles. Additionally, think about how much work it took to develop the ammunition and load you are shooting. Now two important questions arise:

 

1. Does it make sense to shoot that rifle and load in conditions that are not as optimal as the rifle’s capabilities?

 

2. Are you using a rifle rest that is not the quality equivalent of the rifle load?

 

Certainly, a rest that would feedback vibration into the rifle would adversely affect its accuracy. You must have a rest that remains stable and does not induce adverse effects.

Standard bag plate, bag end plates, & one bag Competition forend stop (sold separately) Three leveling feet & bubble level Minor elevation adjustment handwheel & major & minor elevation locks Q.C. adaptor and plate Windage adjustable plate bag Secondary major elevation handwheel
STANDARD RIFLE MASTER
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RIFLE MASTER QUICK CHANGE
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RIFLE MASTER QUICK CHANGE PLUSS
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RIFLE MASTER 50 BMG ENHANCED
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Standard bag plate, bag end plates, & one bag
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Accepts Competition forend stop
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Three leveling feet & bubble level
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Minor elevation adjustment handwheel & major & minor elevation locks
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Q.C. adaptor and plate
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Windage adjustable plate bag
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Secondary major elevation handwheel
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Standard bag plate, bag end plates, & one Protektor model bag
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Competition forend stop
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Three leveling feet & bubble level
Yes
Minor elevation adjustment handwheel & major & minor elevation locks
Yes
Q.C. adaptor and plate
Yes
Windage adjustable plate bag
No
Secondary major elevation handwheel
No
Standard bag plate, bag end plates, & one Protektor model bag
Yes
Competition forend stop
Yes
Three leveling feet & bubble level
Yes
Minor elevation adjustment handwheel & major & minor elevation locks
Yes
Q.C. adaptor and plate
Yes
Windage adjustable plate bag
Yes
Secondary major elevation handwheel
No
Standard bag plate, bag end plates, & one Protektor model bag
Yes
Competition forend stop
Yes
Three leveling feet & bubble level
Yes
Minor elevation adjustment handwheel & major & minor elevation locks
Yes
Q.C. adaptor and plate
No
Windage adjustable plate bag
No
Secondary major elevation handwheel
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The Ransom Rifle Master Accessories

Rifle Master Used by Many World Champion Shooters

Ransom Rifle Master has been used for 40 years in competition. In that time it has been used by many world champion shooters to win championship matches or to set world records in light and heavy gun. As a worthy competition rifle bench rest, it has pioneered many copies/replicas over the years, but holds strong as the Original Rifle Master Rest. American made and backed by Ransom. You do not just buy a product. You buy a tool – a machine – that will last for you and the next generation, that can adapt to the situation and upgrade as you need.

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