Side rail mounting provide a lower center of gravity and a wider stance in even greater stability. Versatile bipod, mounts onto a Picatinny rail. Ideal for snipers, sharp shooters and other missions. Legs can be attached or detached with two swift movements to change out leg lengths. Recessed design allows weapon to mounted lower in bipod providing a more stable platform and lower center of gravity. Comfortable rubber covers on legs provides a non-slip grip. Improved for 2010 with leg grips for immediate leg positioning. Each leg operates separately and independently. Quick release push button leg extension with push button guard. No external springs. The whole mechanism is encased to prevent dirt and sand infiltration. Strong lightweight design made from stainless steel and polymer. Closed height 8", open height 12".