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POI changing after bouncing on ATV

 
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Old 11-21-2012, 07:59 PM
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Re: POI changing after bouncing on ATV

Ok, I loosened the action screws and started relieving the barrel channel more with cloth abrasives. I put the bipod on and loaded it and contact! I relieved some more to where when I load the bipod, I can still slip a dollar bill without resistance. Hopefully I got it now. My 0 cant rail should be here on monday, but I think I will go out and shoot this weekend just to verify. It seems the bipod leverages the front of the stock to bend towards the barrel where it won't happen without it. Go figure. I double checked my downward travel on my turret and once again my memory is off more than my scope. I have 9 moa of downward adjustment or 36 clicks. But I still can't see the vertical line on my turret so by raising the turret with the 0 cant base, I will at least be able to see exactly where my numbers line up at.
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Old 11-21-2012, 08:50 PM
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Re: POI changing after bouncing on ATV

Why so stingy with clearance ? I know it may not look so slick, but I like about 1/16" clearance between the barrel and forearm. Perhaps if the stock is super rigid 1/32 but I don't own anything that good. The last thing you need is a flyer just because you put an extra 5lb or 10lb of load on the forearm when in a stressful situation.
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Old 11-22-2012, 08:49 AM
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Re: POI changing after bouncing on ATV

I am not being stingy with clearance, just tired of sanding. But I think it's good now, finally.
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Old 11-22-2012, 10:57 AM
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Re: POI changing after bouncing on ATV

Did you have good clearance before? If so your bedding may not be stress free and will need to be redone.
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Old 11-22-2012, 02:30 PM
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Re: POI changing after bouncing on ATV

I guess I developed this attitude because every Remington rifle I bought shot like crap because of intermittent contact between the barrel and fore end. So after a bit all it took was 1 look and I got out my 3/4" hardwood dowel (about 3' long) with 80 grit belt sander paper glued to it. It makes opening up those barrel channels pretty fast work. On some of the plastic stocks (SPS varmint type) the stock itself was warped so that by the time you get even clearance one side of the fore end is sanded to a knifes edge. But no-matter, they all shoot great afterwards.
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Old 11-22-2012, 05:04 PM
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Re: POI changing after bouncing on ATV

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Did you have good clearance before? If so your bedding may not be stress free and will need to be redone.
Obviously not enough, but hopefully now it is. I should have ordered the stock for my heavier contoured barrel, it would have saved me a lot of sanding. I tested the stock this morning and with the bipod attached and loading it, I still have clearance. The bipod leverages the end of the stock because it isn't super rigid.
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Old 11-26-2012, 07:50 PM
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Re: POI changing after bouncing on ATV

Got my new 0 cant Picatinny rail today, steel tps unit and guess what, it won't work with a left handed action! Back to midway it goes.
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