There are seven factors common to all shooting positions (see Figure 5-6). In a hasty sling configuration, the sling is attached to the upper and lower sling swivels of the rifle. When the left arm is placed in the hasty sling, tension created by the sling travels from side to side. The tension created by the sling affects how the position is established. There are fundamental differences between the application of the seven factors when using the hasty sling. The most marked of these is placement of the left hand and the left elbow.
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