Originally Posted by adam330
Im not so sure sanding will help, the barrel actually sets down on the end ofthe stock, its not like ther is just some light contact. Im sure i would have noticed this before but maybe not. It seems like there is a lot of play at the rear of the action which allows the rear of the action to lift up which drops the barrel onto the stock. Anyone else have thoughts or suggestions? Thanks for the advice so far
Something is way off then if this problem appeared after you painted.
Have you tried tightenting the rear lug snug first?
There should be no free play at all. If there is it'll never group.