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bum bag filler

October 11 2017 at 11:52 AM
Larry Pirrone  (Login LPIRRONE)
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I know. this has been addressed a thousand times but the search did not find it. I fill my bag with pet bedding but it is really too heavy. I want something light but that does not break down and molds well. I was thinking maybe hollow plastic beads. What are you folks using. Where do you find it?

 
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Sean McDaniel
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October 11 2017, 11:59 AM 

John Eroh fills his with cut up pellet tin protectors, very light.

 
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Larry Pirrone
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Do you mean the ones Pyramid uses? nt

October 11 2017, 12:02 PM 


 
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Leo G in CT
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That is Correct

October 11 2017, 12:15 PM 

I use the open cell foam packaging Pyramyd Air uses to ship the tins of pellets as filler for my bum bag.
Dice (cut) them up into 1" cubes. They compress, recover and are very light.
I also use them in my knee roll.


    
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Don Armstrong
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That is a great idea. I use the styrafoam beads. They are

October 11 2017, 2:01 PM 

very light but you have to keep adding till they quit compressing.Don

 
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K
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I use micro beads

October 11 2017, 4:12 PM 

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Poly-Fil-Micro-Beads-1-1-4-pound-Bag/12356347

It does compress, but it takes a few months. It forms to your butt really well.

K

 
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Mark
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Bum bag filler

October 11 2017, 10:46 PM 

I'm using buck wheat hulls; several other shooters have used this. Its really light, does not compress, adapts to your bum well and is very comfortable, and best of all much easier to fill than styrofoam pellets (which I found fly every where due to static electrical charge). You can find several sources on Amazon.

 
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Paul Porch
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I too use buckwheat hulls as they keep me higher and conform to your

October 12 2017, 6:43 AM 

position and stays there. Absolutely no slipping. But I don't say they are light as my bag weighs 8 lbs. Of course I want to be at the 6" height restriction for AAFTA.

The stability, and fact it can be shaped against angled shooter boxes, make it worth the weight. Oh and it has been in my bag for 2.5 years with no appreciable loss of loft......

 
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Don Armstrong
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I bought the buckwheat hulls but went back to styrafoam

October 12 2017, 9:11 AM 

beads. As Paul said, not light. Like carrying a stack of bricks LOL. Don


    
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AngliaUSA
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I did something a bit different ...

October 12 2017, 10:42 AM 

Went to the local dollar store and picked up 3 High Density foam garden kneeling mats ....

They are about 18" long by 9" wide by about an inch think ....

Cut them into strips and feed them through my yard leaf and waste shredder ...

they came out looking like this ....

Perfect amount to fill my bum bag .... water proof .. they don't disintegrate over time , light weight and they give fantastic firm but cushioned support.

That was 4 years ago .... and my bag is still good.

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The Saw
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Bum Bag

October 12 2017, 12:44 PM 

Larry,
first of all you need to get a bum bag! Not a back pack.

And as a Wise Gentleman from SoCal has said.
I gave you the answer ....why are you asking anyone else.
"A woulda got a higher score if I hadn't missed so many"

Ron @ CASA

 
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gokidd
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Stepped on bum bag while walking to work ...

October 27 2017, 10:08 AM 

... this morning.
Filler did not smell like styrofoam beads.
Just sayin.
B

 
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