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Ran out of elevation on Zeiss................why?

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Unread 02-01-2009, 05:53 PM
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Ran out of elevation on Zeiss................why?

Got Zeiss 6.5-20x50 Conquest, with Farrell Standard rings on a Farrell 20moa base and ran out of room with elevation by 10" @ 200yds. Ive got the exact same setup on my HD Rem 300WM and has no problem @ 100 out to 700. Why would the exact same setup not allow me to zero in at 200 with my 25-06?
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    Re: Ran out of elevation on Zeiss................why?

    Spin the dial on the scope and make sure it has the correct amount of elevation travel.

    Get your calipers and measure it to make sure you actually have a 20 MOA base.

    It is possible that the receiver in not flat and already has a lot of cant in it.
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    Re: Ran out of elevation on Zeiss................why?

    Maybe you have your base on backwards
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