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Is a sling a sling?

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by RYT 2BER, Aug 19, 2012.

  1. Slings can vary in price pretty widely... Is a $40 sling really any better than a $12 sling?

    Just trying to figure if it's worth paying premiums for nylon stuff like this?

  2. NeverMore1701

    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

    Jun 25, 2004
    Amarillo, Tx

  3. collim1

    collim1 Shower Time!

    Mar 14, 2005
    Depends, midwayusa has their brand one point sling on sale for $14. I can vouch that it is just as good as any sling that costs more.
    Last edited: Aug 19, 2012
  4. WoodenPlank

    WoodenPlank Who?

    May 15, 2010
    NW Florida

    Except it's still a single-point sling... :whistling:

    OP, it depends on what you're doing, and what kind of weapon you're doing it with. If you just want a basic sling to sling a rifle or shotgun over your shoulder every now and then, a cheap padded sling will do fine. On a hard-use, training, duty or HD weapon, though, spending the extra money for quality is well worth it.