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Unread 06-28-2011, 04:21 PM
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Re: Dang It!

I think I will give it a try
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    Re: Dang It!

    my mark 4 6.5x20 has according to loopy 70 MOA total, 35 up and down from center, so with my 20 moa base I have 55 moa of up and 15 down, for a total of 70 moa.
    ok, just checked, it says 94 for your scope, are you sure its a 30 moa base? the figures say 20, just something else to check.
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    Unread 06-29-2011, 03:43 PM
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    Well good news. I counted the MOA adjustment in my scope and I have 94 just like I am supposed to. SO that means 1 of 2 things, Remington messed up or Badger messed up. I am guessing the top of my reciever isnt square and thats where I lost approx. 10 MOA Maybe Badger sent me a 20 MOA rail marked as a 30 but I dont think so. I havent measured it but it appears to have more taper than my other 20 MOA bases. I still cant shoot out to a mile without getting a new base so thats a bummer, but I am going to leave it as is because I can only range to 1400 on a good day so Why spend the money on another rail when I could buy a bunch of bullets with that 150 bucks! So all is good here in Basin Wyoming again now that I know my scope isnt messed up.
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    Is the base bedded? Bedding it properly should take out any stress induced by the receiver not being true. You would could try shimming it also to get a few more moa out of your base, if you find a shim height that sets it up right, bed it in.
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    is your scope actually zeroed at exact center? when zeroing your gun at 100 yards or ??? yards maybe you had to come up a few minutes from center to get it to zero?

    if this was already addressed, i apologize that i missed it. breaks over and had to type fast!!! have a good one.
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    try a set of burris rings with the inserts, you can add a bunch of up to your scope with them but you may lose the ability to zero at closer ranges.
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    I've had a rifle that seemed to gobble MOA, even with a 20 MOA base it was always short, when I chambered a new barrel for it I timed it so the barrel muzzle was up when on the action and it gained me just over 10 MOA. Just a though.
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