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Harris Engineering (Harris Bipods)

Harris Engineering (Harris Bipods)

Harris Engineering is an American manufacturer of firearm bipods.

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According to one survey, Harris bipods are overwhelmingly favored by professional shooters, mainly the Harris S-BRM 6-9” Notched Bipod (HBRMS).

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History

Harris Engineering, Inc. was founded on 7/11/1979 in Barlow, Kentucky by Gerald Harris, Margaret Harris, and Susan Wilkerson.

[2]By this time, Gerald had already filed a patent for a bipod.

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Edna Harris is the current president of the company.

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References

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Citation Linkprecisionrifleblog.comA survey of the professional usage of bipods.The data is based on the top 50 shooters in the 2014 Precision Rifle Series.The Harris 6-9” HBRMS model is the clear favorite.The letter M in the model name indicates notched legs at preset heights, while the S means that the bipod can swivel.Both of these features are useful when shooting on uneven terrain.
Dec 4, 2015, 9:17 PM
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Citation Linkharrisbipods.comVarious Harris bipod adapters for sale on their website.Includes the Rota-Pod, Picatinny rails, flanges, and stud adaptors.
Dec 7, 2015, 9:55 PM
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Citation Linkapp.sos.ky.govKentucky Secretary of State filings for the company.
Dec 4, 2015, 9:03 PM
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Citation Linkyoutube.comA video by Brownells presents the lightweight aluminum Harris bipods and explains tips for their usage.
Dec 4, 2015, 9:24 PM
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Citation Linktacticalsupply.comThis website sells bipod feet known as the "Talons".They are made in the USA by Tactical Supply.
Dec 7, 2015, 10:00 PM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPicture of 999 Broadway St, Barlow, KY 42024, the address listed as the corporate headquarters.It is probably just a property owned by the Harris family.
Dec 9, 2015, 5:44 PM
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Citation Linkinstagram.comInstagrampage for the company.It only has one photo as of (Dec 2015)
Dec 4, 2015, 8:51 PM
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Citation Linkfreepatentsonline.comA patent filed by Mr. Gerald Harris in 05/07/1985 for a bipod.
Dec 4, 2015, 8:59 PM
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Citation Linkarealmansreviews.blogspot.comA detailed review of the model HBLM-S.
Dec 4, 2015, 9:22 PM
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Citation Linkyoutu.beHarris Bipod installation instructions video on YouTube.
Dec 7, 2015, 10:05 PM
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Citation Linkusaspending.govA tally of US government contracts that Harris obtained from various agencies.As of Dec 2016, it stands at $41,815.
Dec 8, 2015, 6:41 AM
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Citation Linkbrownells.comThe bipod for sale on Brownells
Jan 31, 2016, 10:49 PM
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Citation Linkfacebook.comHarris Bipods's primary Facebook page.As of December 2015, there is no Wikipediapage for the company.
Dec 4, 2015, 8:47 PM
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Citation Linkharrisbipods.comOfficial website for the bipod company.
Dec 4, 2015, 8:49 PM
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Citation Linkpatft.uspto.govAnother bipod patent filed by Mr. Harris, this time in 1967.
Dec 4, 2015, 9:08 PM
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Citation Linkwww.youtube.comA video by Brownells presents the lightweight aluminum Harris bipods and explains tips for their usage.
Dec 4, 2015, 9:24 PM