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Old 03-11-2008, 11:12 PM
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Scope Shimming for long range

here is my question ,what os the best way to set a scope up for long range shots. i have heard several things from shimming to special rings .suggestion please
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Old 03-11-2008, 11:24 PM
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Try this article, it should help a little.;)
Long Range Hunting - Setting Up Your Long Range Scope
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Old 03-12-2008, 10:42 PM
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shimming

thanks , i know i have 28 up on my scope but they a re 1/8 clicks . i already figured using my software i need to shim but this article gives me the answer i needed. i never had to worry about this in Corp my Armors took care of that
thanks again
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Old 03-13-2008, 04:31 AM
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You could change the base for one with a 10-20-25 MOA built in, that would eleviate the need for shimming with the possibility of damaging the scope.
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Sorry If this is a hijack. I'm new here by the way. Wouldn't the action/scope be more solid with a 1pc. canted scope base? I'm not sure I understand why you would use shims. thanks for info. Great website!
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Sorry If this is a hijack. I'm new here by the way. Wouldn't the action/scope be more solid with a 1pc. canted scope base? I'm not sure I understand why you would use shims. thanks for info. Great website by the way.
yes, if you shim a two piece the scope rings won't be in perfect alignment w/ each other, and it will torque on the scope tube. Badger or Nightforce makes the best one-piece.
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Old 03-17-2008, 05:13 AM
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Variable Gantry Mount

Give Christopher Self a call (334) 872- 0121 or (334) 872-1987 at Miricle Machine Works, he makes an adjustable picatinny rail base with 10 varriable adjustments. Expensive but very effective.

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