Rifle Slings: WHAT to get, WHY to get it, and HOW to run it

Rifle Slings: WHAT to get, WHY to get it, and HOW to run it

UPDATE: New WPS Rifle Sling now available: https://warriorpoetsupplyco.com/wps-rifle-sling/

In my opinion, a fighting rifle is not complete until it has a good sling. Finding the right sling can be a challenge, but it doesn’t have to be. There are a lot of slings I despise such as 3 point slings, other slings I prefer not to run such as single point slings, and then there are my beloved 2 point slings.

I prefer the Vickers Sling by Blue Force Gear and Larry Vickers for reasons I will discuss in this video, however there are other good slings I would use such as: The 5.11 VTAC 2 Point Sling by Kyle Lamb of Viking Tactics; the D3 Sling by Travis Haley of Haley Strategic; the MS4 or MS3 Sling by Magpul Dynamics.

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  1. Steven Trypuc on October 27, 2021 at 5:26 pm

    Keep it up sir

  2. BayBush on October 27, 2021 at 5:26 pm

    Who makes that magazine?

  3. Sir Frydryk on October 27, 2021 at 5:29 pm

    Thank you for doing this video, I need to learn how to shoot left hand as my right eye doesn’t see anything but a chunky blur at close range. i.e. closer than 20 feet, so left it is, left eye is my dominant eye.

  4. Dean Mayer on October 27, 2021 at 5:31 pm

    The Vickers on Amazon doesn’t have attachments on either end. I want a sling that’s ready to attach to the firearm right out of the package.

    Love this video. Great information.

  5. GREGORY KNOX on October 27, 2021 at 5:31 pm


  6. colton drew on October 27, 2021 at 5:37 pm

    I have a90’s SKS from my grandfather with a sling. Leather straps from the cloth sling to the gun. It’s not as ergonomic as yours, but after this video and a couple hundred rounds, it’s actually really nice now I know how to use it.

  7. Jim Wagner on October 27, 2021 at 5:38 pm

    Will this work the same with my shotgun

  8. HEY BACCHUS on October 27, 2021 at 5:40 pm

    Very helpful. Thank you.

  9. Krusty Panties on October 27, 2021 at 5:41 pm

    When I’m shooting the enemy i don’t care what sling I’m using as long as i got one!

  10. Daniel Wheeler on October 27, 2021 at 5:42 pm

    Did u get the metal buckles or do u have a preference?

  11. Templar Knight on October 27, 2021 at 5:42 pm

    I just bought the one you demoed. I have a single point now, but I like the way you have demonstrated the value of a two point.

  12. InLaws Attic on October 27, 2021 at 5:43 pm

    Be so glad when back in stock. (8/22/21).

  13. nomercy on October 27, 2021 at 5:44 pm

    Made the mistake of getting a 3 point sling. And this is a headache and just a mess.

  14. Colin Miller on October 27, 2021 at 5:45 pm

    Look how cute you were!

  15. Donald Boggs on October 27, 2021 at 5:45 pm

    Very good info My Brother I Like the way You Roll and the way You show how it’s done Thank you so much

  16. Ron Anthony on October 27, 2021 at 5:46 pm

    Thank you…great info….WPS

  17. Brad Chang on October 27, 2021 at 5:47 pm

    If u wear two triple mag pouches on the front of your plate carrier, it will not gonna hit on your pee pee.

  18. wyatt bonilla on October 27, 2021 at 5:49 pm

    I always used a old seat belt as a sling

  19. Anthony Marez on October 27, 2021 at 5:50 pm

    I think for new shooters that is the one thing they never think about is a sling and I’m glad to see somebody explain how important they are

  20. Six pest on October 27, 2021 at 5:51 pm


  21. Brandon G on October 27, 2021 at 5:53 pm

    In case you didn’t see the UPDATE in the description, WPS just came out with a sweet 2 point swing with a little bit of bungee and a magnetic disconnect. John has a video on it 7/1/21

  22. JAYTAC13 on October 27, 2021 at 5:53 pm

    What is the back qd mount for your stock? Trying to find something

  23. Dan Bires on October 27, 2021 at 5:54 pm

    every single point sling needs to come with a cup.

  24. Darren V. on October 27, 2021 at 5:54 pm

    Great info and thank you sir. God bless

  25. Cody Coon on October 27, 2021 at 5:55 pm

    Just wear a nutcup and call it a day lol

  26. Hunter Uhlendorff on October 27, 2021 at 5:55 pm

    I use a single point sling but I carry it as if its a two point

  27. KnifeÅddîct 101 on October 27, 2021 at 5:57 pm

    Need a website that works please! Ready to buy

  28. J cReW on October 27, 2021 at 5:58 pm

    Yeah, sling junk smack is no joke at all.

  29. Mark Hansen on October 27, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    LOL the single point of the single point sling!!!

  30. Jim Hovater on October 27, 2021 at 6:01 pm

    Loved the video! Personal gear is definitely an ‘evolutionary process’. Both my wife’s AR and mine utilize 2-point slings for the very reasons you demonstrated.

  31. John 100 on October 27, 2021 at 6:03 pm

    That was the training i got in the Army, alway keep the rifle on you, keep it slinged on your back while doing tasks, or stack arms with a guard watching the weapons if we are erecting a tent and camouflage netting. You sleep with your weapon in the sleeping bag.

  32. Dale Parker on October 27, 2021 at 6:04 pm

    Thanks for sharing

  33. TRu-Florida 44 on October 27, 2021 at 6:05 pm

    Well its about time sir.

  34. Mr. ʎuuǝʞ on October 27, 2021 at 6:06 pm

    Gotta protect the bois 👌

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  36. Sawyer Beals on October 27, 2021 at 6:07 pm

    how do you get the qd to stay in the buttstock? that might seem like a silly question but i have a ddm4v11 with the same buttstock and the qd comes out all the time

  37. TheBinary0101 on October 27, 2021 at 6:08 pm

    Good advice, love your vids keep your twisted policial views to yourself.

  38. Kroninn on October 27, 2021 at 6:08 pm

    Adventure Frontier sells a handmade, in America 2 point, quick adjust sling too.

  39. Josiah Taylor on October 27, 2021 at 6:09 pm

    “Make sure it’s not hitting ya boys”

  40. Mcauley man8 on October 27, 2021 at 6:09 pm

    what is that rifle? its sexy as fuck

  41. Galactic Mastery on October 27, 2021 at 6:16 pm

    Do you know literally know how stupid these people are. they think they’re doing something great for humanity by teaching people how to defend themselves. knowing that every single method and tactic might be for defense. but pretty much can be used Offensive tactics as well. they don’t know their viewers millions and millions of viewers they don’t care these types of narcissistic people teaching people how to protect themselves are easy to teach people how to harm others as well but their mentality is this military protect America mindset that’s not reality if you look at gun violence and crime in America. they’re teaching both sides with no awareness they care about there ego they don’t care about community societies peace and protection these people are create problems for society by teaching this crap on YouTube. they think they’re protecting law-enforcement all they’re doing is teaching people how to kill cops there’s no awareness of intelligence with this type of bullshit. they’re creating problems they won’t let this mentality go there teaching both sides the ones that what to learn how to protect themselves and the ones that learn these tactics for Offensive wrong doing mentality towards hurt others. but these veterans or mercenary‘s don’t care they want society to fall They don’t care about law-enforcement if they did they wouldn’t be teaching how to kill people on YouTube

  42. gene on October 27, 2021 at 6:16 pm

    Is wrapping a sling around your forearm for a really tight grip a thing of the past? Just how I was taught very many moons ago, 1st AR is due in few days. Know there really light…just asking, how I shoot the 03A3, it’s a beast!

  43. The Dapper Prepper on October 27, 2021 at 6:16 pm

    I run a t.rex arms sling and I gotta say, perfect.

  44. Ashur Daniel on October 27, 2021 at 6:18 pm

    Thanks Bro Great Videos as always💯😎👍🏼

  45. Oms tennis on October 27, 2021 at 6:19 pm

    a single point is designed for a short distance move, such as for Police or SWAT team, it makes it easy to fire at any moment, however, if you have to walk or run for a distance, such as infantry unit, yes, you are right…it is a joke! about the triple points, I do not have experience, I think it is for climbing the rock or sky diving of special force. After all, selecting the right sling for the situation is very important to carry your best friend!

  46. Kyle Davis on October 27, 2021 at 6:19 pm

    Heck with the sling that’s a beautiful rifle

  47. Coolnicknameguy on October 27, 2021 at 6:22 pm

    IDK I have used a single point sling quit well with out hitting my boys and it drops to the side just like the 2 point you showed but maybe Im setting mine up different?

  48. Hugh Prifogle on October 27, 2021 at 6:22 pm

    Very informative, thanks.

  49. scotth798 on October 27, 2021 at 6:25 pm

    👍👍 good video man

  50. Six Shooter DhSprts on October 27, 2021 at 6:25 pm

    Rail mount sling mount right behind the rear iron sight. It cocks the rifle to the side like a two point does and the manipulation is bad ass.