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Shifting Point of Impact

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Unread 03-17-2012, 07:46 PM
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Re: Shifting Point of Impact

its free floated until about 3 inches in front of the action, but barely. I made a typo before, i meant to say positioning of the front bag. Now that i recall, the first group, that shot high i had the bag positioned pretty much under the action.
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    Re: Shifting Point of Impact

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    Now that i recall, the first group, that shot high i had the bag positioned pretty much under the action.
    that is probably the problem
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    Re: Shifting Point of Impact

    Do you think a stiffer stock thats free floated more will be a bit more forgive in regards to rest placement?
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    Re: Shifting Point of Impact

    i would think it should also try glass bedding the action to the stock i am sure that and free floating the barrel would help
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    Re: Shifting Point of Impact

    Is this necessary if i got to a bell and carlson with a full length aluminium bedding block? think im going to upgrade to a Bushnell 6500 2.5-16.
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    Re: Shifting Point of Impact

    i dont think so but i would start a thread asking about it, you would get answers from people who have "been there, done that"
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    Re: Shifting Point of Impact

    By the looks of things your gun wants to shoot. Before you look to drastic measures I would shore up your shooting from and bag positioning and make sure your barrel is clean before all the groups. Typically you will see your groups start to fall off as your barrel gets too dirty so you will know when to stop and re-clean.

    If this doesn't work I would see if you can clean up the barrel channel to make sure things are completely fee floated. Sometimes just a bit of sanding will make a big difference.

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